Maaco® Fleet Solutions Relaunched With Top-Flight Suite Of Products And Services For Today's Fleet Managers And More

Maaco® Fleet Solutions Relaunched With Top-Flight Suite Of Products And 
Services For Today's Fleet Managers And More 
Growth With A Focus On Client Service The Vision Behind Creation Of Powerful 
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - 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 Top Tier Partners And A Proven Track Record In Fleet And 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. 
About Maaco Founded in 1972, Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting 
( repairs accident damage, dents and faded paint for close to 
500,000 drivers annually. The 450 franchises have restored the safety and 
beauty of all types of vehicles for nearly 40 years. MAACO Franchising, Inc., 
headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has been cited numerous times by Entrepreneur 
magazine as #1 in its category in the Annual Franchise 500 survey. 
About Driven Brands Driven Brands, ( headquartered in 
Charlotte, NC, serves as parent company for the separate businesses: Maaco (a 
franchise-based collision repair and auto painting retail network) Meineke Car 
Care Centers (a franchise-based automotive service and repair retail network); 
Econo Lube & Tune (a franchised chain of automotive repair/quick lube 
services); a franchised network of mobile services consisting of AutoQual, 
Aero-Colours & Drive N Style (specializing in automotive interior 
reconditioning and maintenance, paint refinishing and restyling services for 
Car Dealerships) and (developer of on-line training solutions for a 
variety of industries). Management team members serve on the industry 
association boards, the IFA and AAIA. 
About PHH Arval PHH Arval, a subsidiary of PHH Corporation, is a leading fleet 
management services provider in the United States and Canada. PHH Arval 
provides fleet management solutions to a broad range of industries and has a 
client base that includes nearly one-third of Fortune 500 companies. Through 
consultative expertise, flexible customer service, and innovative technology, 
PHH Arval helps clients reduce costs and increase productivity. PHH is a 
founding member of the PHH-Arval Global Alliance, which operates more than 2 
million vehicles across North America, Europe, Australia, Africa, Asia and 
South America. 
About Chem-Dry Founded in 1977 and with offices in Nashville, Tenn. and Logan, 
Utah, Chem-Dry is the world's largest carpet and upholstery cleaning service, 
with a network of 3,500 units in 35 countries serving over 10,000 homes a day 
worldwide. Its green-certified solution and proprietary hot carbonating 
extraction cleaning process provide a deeper clean, allow surfaces to dry 
faster and leave homes healthier. Chem-Dry has been ranked the number one 
carpet cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for 25 consecutive years 
and has been selected by Franchise Direct as one of the top 100 global 
franchises. For more information, visit or visit for franchise opportunities.  Chem-Dry is owned by 
Harris Research, Inc., which is also the founder and owner of the fast-growing 
N-Hance Wood Renewal franchise. 
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