PHH Arval announced the opening of an office in Houston, Texas. This office is PHH’s ninth North American location.

“This new office will enhance the value we provide to our clients as we support our continued growth in the region,” said Jim Halliday, president PHH Canada, and senior vice president and chief business development officer for North America. “PHH is committed to investing in the products, services, technology and capabilities that benefit our customers. As a premier provider of fleet management services to the energy sector, the Houston location extends our commitment to clients in the Southwest.”

The Houston office will offer access to broad capabilities, account management staff and personnel to serve the Southwest marketplace. The PHH call center is staffed by a team of maintenance experts – from specifications and acquisition consulting to compliance management and used vehicle remarketing.

Center for Transportation Safety, a PHH Arval company, will provide state-of-the-art programs in driver safety, Commercial Drivers’ Licenses and a suite of training products particularly geared toward oil and gas companies. The office will also serve PHH FirstFleet clients operating medium and heavy trucks and equipment, as well as provide consultation on financing, asset management and operational services.

PHH’s other North American locations include: Sparks, Md.; Plantation, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; Mississauga, ON; Calgary and Edmonton, AB; Montreal, QB; and Vancouver, BC.