Fleeting Thought: HR should own fleet management, according to DFS' HR Director, Andrew Stephenson

Fleeting Thought: HR should own fleet management, according to DFS' HR Director, Andrew Stephenson


Fleet management should fall under the remit of HR, according to the HR Director of DFS.

Andrew Stephenson explains in this month’s edition of HR Grapevine that businesses can benefit from handing over company cars to the people function.

“I think fleet managers can do a very good job but it’s about what your ethos is and what you’re trying to achieve,” he says. “There is a danger with fleet managers, not all of them, that it is very much a procurement function; it is about buying this commodity at the best possible price and protecting its residual value by really not letting anyone do anything with it so that it’s in great condition when it goes back.

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