February 1, 2013
Maaco Fleet Solutions relaunched with suite of products, services
CHARLOTTE--Maaco®, part of the Driven Brands family of automotive brands, today announced the re-launch of Maaco fleet services as Maaco Fleet Solutions. The company has a ten-year track record as a market leader in fleet auto body repair with a national network of over 250 certified locations providing flexible options for fleet managers. As Maaco Fleet Solutions, the company is placing a new focus on its top-of-the-line fleet management suite of services along with new specialty areas geared toward industries including waste management, rental equipment, hospitality and amusement, and is committed to growing its already strong position in the industry by bringing even more resources to its current and future partners.
Maaco Fleet Solutions plans to offer the same unparalleled service fleet managers have known for more than a decade, with a newly dedicated Web site and informational materials that are laser-focused on its customer-centric strengths of value, accessibility and customizable fleet services. By doubling sales staff and increasing marketing, Maaco Fleet Solutions intends to magnify these assets to help current customers take their businesses to new levels of performance and reach new customers in need of transformation.
"The fleet managers we work with are smart, savvy, and don't like wasting time. Their primary focus is the bottom line of their business," says Frank Petrane, National Sales Director, Maaco Fleet Solutions. "Maaco Fleet Solutions was re-imagined to provide a greater degree of high-caliber targeted and timely service options that fit our clients' needs. We pride ourselves on the level and variety of support available to help them make fleet and brand management easier, better and more cost-effective."
A stable of partners, track record in fleet, beyond
Over the past ten years, Maaco has amassed an impressive client roster that includes some of the largest fleets in their respective industries. It has also started to carve out a niche in rebranding and reimaging waste management for the hospitality industry. Through close collaboration, Maaco has helped its partners grow share, manage costs and cut down time for important fleet and other assets. But it is the keen understanding of each individual company's needs that continue to drive the business forward.
PHH Arval, a provider of innovative fleet management and maintenance services for corporations and businesses in the U.S. and Canada, has been working with Maaco since 2004. The success of the relationship is based on the fact that the driving force behind both companies is customer service.
"The primary reason we work with Maaco is because they put the customer at the center of everything they do," says Steve DiBiagio, senior vice president, strategic alliances. "They have the right people in place, the right focus and processes, a skilled management team and a flawless measurement system that both substantiates their work and ensures consistency and quality across the board. Maaco just does a great job and at a great value, period."
Additional long-term Maaco Fleet Solutions clients also include ARAMARK, DHL, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, The United States Postal Service® (USPS), Hertz®, Avis Budget Group, Inc., Fleet Response, ARI (Automotive Resources International), Donlen Fleet Leasing, The Innovation Group plc and Corporate Claims Management, Inc.
More Clients Flock to the New Maaco Fleet Solutions
In conjunction with its rebranding, Maaco Fleet Solutions also announced its first new partnership with Chem-Dry, the world's leading carpet cleaning company with over 4,000 locations around the world. Chem-Dry currently has 2,400 vans throughout 1,000 locally owned franchises.
"The appearance of our vehicles and the impression of Chem-Dry as a reputable and professional organization is extremely important to us, our franchisees and our brand," says Dan Tarantin, president and chief executive officer of Chem-Dry. "Partnering with an industry leader like Maaco Fleet Solutions allows us to leave the right impression with our customers and provides a valuable, simple and economical service to our franchise owners to support the look and maintenance of their vans. This relationship not only promotes our image but also gives us the quality, geographic reach and pricing flexibility that will help move our business forward."
About Maaco Fleet Solutions
As the world's largest provider of auto body painting and collision services, Maaco Fleet Solutions offers flexible options with custom plans, designed to fit each client's unique business needs. With the core service offerings of Rebranding, Remarketing and Accident Management, Maaco Fleet Solutions caters to clients and budgets of all sizes Maaco's fleet offering extends beyond just vehicle repair, and includes clients in industries such as waste management, rental equipment, and more.