December 13, 2022
Creating a Unified Business Strategy from the Wheels, Donlen & LeasePlan Legacy Companies
The 125th State of the Fleet Industry video, produced by Automotive Fleet, offers insights into the state of the fleet market. In this episode, AF Editor Mike Antich talks with Shlomo Crandus, CEO of Wheels Donlen LeasePlan, about the purchase agreement and plans for the newly combined company.
🎙Today's topics include:
- Strategy to unify the distinct cultures of Wheels, Donlen, and LeasePlan into a new unified fleet management business that will go to market as one.
- Strategy to managing the operational integration of the three companies in terms of products and services they offer to clients.
- Discussion about the IT platform to be used by the combined organization.
- Discussion on how global integration will be structured with the unified company in the context of the ALD global alliance.
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⌚ Timestamps ⌚
1:25 How do you take three companies with long histories and combine them together culturally?
6:45 Incremental vs. revolutionary changes
10:10 Will there be any changes to the account management teams?
11:38 What platform with the combined organization be using?
14:22 How do you envision the global integration being structured in the newly combined company?