Des Plaines, Ill., November 6, 2019 – Wheels, Inc., a leader in the automotive fleet management and services industry, hosted its 2019 Results+ Fleet Performance Summit from October 24 to 25 in Chicago. The 7th annual event gathered more than 180 fleet professionals to showcase fleet management success stories, network and share best practices with peers.
“This event is the perfect opportunity to celebrate our clients and share how their fleets generate real results for their businesses,” said Suresh Rajapakse, vice president of account management at Wheels. “It’s rewarding to see our clients pick up new strategies and insights from each other.”
“We’re thrilled to see the Summit grow every year,” said Laura Jozwiak, senior vice president of sales and client relations at Wheels. “Today, fleets have unique challenges as the industry is in a stage of constant change with evolving mobility solutions, regulatory factors and safety concerns. Coming together to share ideas, tools and results is beneficial to us all.”
The 2019 Summit welcomed a record number of attendees in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, food production, energy, agriculture, technology, financial services and healthcare.
Wheels honored 16 clients for efficiently using their fleet as a tool to move their business forward. The Results+ Summit award winners were nominated in the following Optimal Fleet Performance categories: Total Cost Management, Fleet Administration & Ease, Risk Mitigation, Integration & Control and Driver Productivity & Satisfaction. A select group of clients took the stage with their Wheels Fleet Consulting Manager to share the strategies that contributed to their strong fleet performance.
Additionally, an industry-focused discussion was led by Dan Frank, president and CEO of Wheels. The dialogue covered the current economic climate and trends affecting the industry.
The Summit concluded with an Open House at Wheels campus. All attendees are invited for additional networking, product showcases and more. The choose-your-own journey format consisted of various Wheels product enhancement deep dives, beta previews and sneak peeks of what’s on the roadmap.
Wheels, Inc. was established in 1939 as the world’s first automotive fleet leasing and management company. Eighty years later, Wheels is one of the largest privately held companies in North America, featuring a portfolio of more than 325,000 vehicles under management across the continent, capabilities in 54 countries worldwide and a client base that consists of some of the best-known businesses in the world. In addition to vehicle acquisition and leasing, Wheels provides numerous specialized services that help all sorts of organizations manage their fleets. These include driver/vehicle support functions like maintenance management, fuel cards, and registration processing, as well as strategic account-level consultation to drive optimal fleet efficiency and measure results. For additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.