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Ogilvie Fleet continues awards blitz with double top success

Posted on 15 Sep 2017

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Gordon Stephen managing director Ogilvie Fleet with the Customer Service Award flanked by BusinessCar editor Debbie Wood right and comedian and Awards presenter Zoe Lyons

Ogilvie Fleet has cemented its position as Britain’s best contract hire and leasing provider scooping two trophies in the annual awards from trade publication BusinessCar.

The awards for Leasing Company of the Year – up to 25,000 vehicles, and the highly competitive Customer Service Award add to the clutch of trophies won by Ogilvie Fleet already this year and make it 20 titles collected so far this decade.

Gordon Stephen, managing director of Ogilvie Fleet, which operates a fleet of more than 15,000 company cars and light commercial vehicles, was presented with the two newest awards in a glittering ceremony at London’s Park Plaza Hotel.

The BusinessCar Awards were judged by a panel of industry experts, including fleet managers, and the publication’s editor Debbie Wood said: “We are delighted to have awarded Ogilvie Fleet not one but two awards this year. Ogilvie Fleet’s recent innovations and investments have paid off, putting the company at the forefront of delivering technology solutions to fleet managers and drivers.

“Ogilvie Fleet’s commitment and passion for its customers is rooted in its culture and the company has set the bar high for great customer service. Our judges were extremely impressed.”

In addition to the BusinessCar Awards, Ogilvie Fleet, which continues to experience significant growth as it targets a fleet size of 20,000 units over the coming years underpinned by industry-leading customer service and cutting-edge IT vehicle and driver solutions, has already this year won:

– The Experteye Award for being the best vehicle leasing and fleet management company with more than 250 vehicles for service to customers thus becoming the first business to win a Fleeteye CSI (customer satisfaction index) award seven times in succession (2010-2016).

– Fleet Technology Awards – known in the industry as the ‘Techies’ – from BusinessCar magazine for being the best leasing and contract hire company and having the best app, its ‘Happy Drivers App’.

Ogilvie Fleet managing director Gordon Stephen said following the latest double triumph at the BusinessCar Awards, which are in their 11th year: “Delivering service excellence to customers and their drivers must always be our focus and that will not waver.

“Therefore, to win another Customer Service Award while also continuing to expand, innovate, develop and launch industry-leading technology and have that also recognised with a Leasing Company of the Year Award is a fantastic achievement.

“It means an awful lot that Ogilvie Fleet is continuing to develop as a business, while simultaneously delivering top quality customer service. Continuing to deliver on both fronts over many years is testimony to the skills of the company’s employees.”

Ogilvie Fleet is one of the UK’s largest independent vehicle contract hire and leasing fleet management company operating an expanding, full-risk fleet, and won the Leasing Company of the Year – up to 25,000 Vehicles Award for a string of achievements, including: fleet growth of more than 50% this decade; adding more than 35 new clients with an average fleet size of 118 vehicles each to its portfolio in the past 12 months; and maintaining its 100% customer retention rate.

Securing the Customer Service Award was underpinned by both its innovation, particularly in respect of the launch of additional online vehicle and driver management reporting tools and further app innovation, but also a Customer Service Net Promoter Score (NPS) significantly above the industry average that further underlined Ogilvie Fleet’s benchmark of excellence. 

Photo caption: Gordon Stephen, managing director, Ogilvie Fleet, with the Customer Service Award flanked by BusinessCar editor Debbie Wood (right) and comedian and Awards presenter Zoe Lyons.


Editor’s notes

Ogilvie Fleet provides contract hire, leasing and fleet management solutions for UK and European companies operating vehicle fleets ranging from five to 2,000+ units.

The fleet today totals more than 15,000 vehicles, making the company one of the largest independent contract hire and fleet management specialists in the sector.

Ogilvie Fleet’s reputation is built on an ability to deliver bespoke solutions and a consistently high quality of service, linked with competitive pricing and a ‘real world’ ability to work in partnership with clients. In essence, the organisation delivers the perfect combination of small company service ethos and large company buying power.  

That philosophy has won Ogilvie Fleet a string of industry awards in recent years. They include: winning the Experteye Fleeteye CSI (customer satisfaction index) Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, Customer Innovation Award 2014, and Customer Service to Fleet Operators with more than 250 Vehicles Award in 2015 and 2016; winning the 2012 Best Customer Service Award at the annual Fleet News Awards; the Leasing and Contract Hire category of the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 and the Best App Award 2017 BusinessCar Fleet Technology Awards; winning Leasing Company of the Year – up to 25,000 vehicles and Customer Service Award in the 2017 BusinessCar Awards; beating 49 other contract hire and leasing companies to win the ‘FN50’ Customer Service Award from Fleet News in 2012 and the FN50 Customer Service Team Award in 2013; and winning the 2016 Fleet World Innovation Honour in Mobile Communication.

For further information contact: 

Nick Hardy, sales and marketing director, on 0845 217 9871 or email nick.hardy@ogilvie.co.uk

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