MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced its 2010 Global Fleet Services (GFS) Global Fleet Conference to be held in San Diego, California, Tuesday, May 11, through Thursday, May 13, 2010.

Fleet experts from around the world will present regional overviews. Attendees will learn about best practices for managing global fleets, participate in round table discussions and network with fleet colleagues.

Other participating fleet companies include ARI Canada, ARIZA from Mexico, ORIX from Australia/Asia/Pacific Rim, EQSTRA from Africa, and from South America, RENTING and Total Fleet. 

The keynote speaker is Arturo Zapata, executive president of Corporación Zapata in Mexico.

"This third GFS global fleet conference will continue our initiative to provide an informal, informative environment for attendees to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by fleet management professionals around the world," commented Jim Creighton, ARI vice president, global strategic services, and GFS chairman.

About GFS

Founded in 1994, Global Fleet Services is an alliance of premier fleet leasing companies that are recognized as the top tier market leaders in their respective regions. The alliance has been developed on the concept of members combining their strengths to best serve international companies with global fleet needs.  GFS enables businesses to develop global strategic initiatives through benchmarking and identification of global fleet synergies as well as cost savings opportunities. 

About ARI

ARI, a subsidiary of Holman Enterprises, based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is an industry leader and the largest privately-held fleet leasing and management company in the world. As a single-source fleet management leader, ARI customizes innovative solutions that streamline fleet operations, help lower the cost of fleet ownership and create long-term value for customers. Today, with a workforce numbering more than 1,400 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe, the company manages more than 2,000 outsourced fleets (over 690,000 autos and trucks) in North America and, combined with its strategic partners, more than 1.5 million global fleet vehicles.