SOURCE: ARI - Automotive Resources International

ARI - Automotive Resources International

March 06, 2012 15:22 ET

ARI Honored With Dale Carnegie Leadership Award

Award Recognizes Commitment to Employee Development

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, today announced that it received the Dale Carnegie Training Leadership Award. This prestigious award is given to companies dedicated to a philosophy where people are as important to the overall business success as any technology, patent or strategy. The award criteria include recognition as an industry leader or benchmark entity, having a strategic plan that includes driving performance via professional development and sustaining that commitment.

"It's the collective work of each and every one of our employees that makes us a successful company and family," said ARI President Carl Ortell. "This award is especially meaningful to us because of our lasting commitment to helping employees grow. We truly believe that investing in people is critical to business success. That's evident in the sheer number of employees that we've been able to nurture over long and successful careers working for ARI."

Ortell received the award on behalf of ARI at a ceremony at ARI's Mount Laurel headquarters on February 16.

"We are proud to present this year's Dale Carnegie Leadership Award to ARI," said Peter Handal, President & CEO of Dale Carnegie Training. "ARI's commitment to human resources is evident from the top down. Through the creation of its Leadership Excellence program, ARI continually identifies new ways to professionally develop and grow its employees."

The Dale Carnegie Leadership Award was created in 1985. It is granted to a company that places special emphasis on the development of its human resources, innovation and organizational creativity for the purposes of business future. The award has been presented to approximately 300 organizations worldwide. Past recipients have included The Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Boeing, Four Seasons Hotels, DaimlerChrysler and SAS Scandinavian Airlines.

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About ARI® (
ARI, a part of the Holman Automotive Group, is the second largest vehicle fleet management organization in North America with a workforce numbering more than 2,000 and offices throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Europe and the UK. With its focus on complex fleets, ARI manages over 850,000 cars, trucks and equipment in North America and the U.K. and combined with its strategic partners, more than 1.8 million fleet vehicles globally. ARI is headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

About Dale Carnegie Training® (

Dale Carnegie partners with middle market and large corporations as well as organizations to produce measurable business results by improving the performance of employees with emphasis on leadership, sales, team building and interpersonal relations, customer service, public speaking and presentations and other essential management skills. The courses are available in 30 languages throughout the world; they cover the entire United States and reach over 85 countries. Dale Carnegie includes as its clients 400 of the Fortune 500 companies. Approximately 7 million people have experienced Dale Carnegie Training.

Dale Carnegie's corporate specialists work with individuals, groups and organizations to design solutions that unleash your employees' potential, enabling your organization to reach the next level of performance. Dale Carnegie Training offers public courses, seminars and workshops, as well as in-house customized training, corporate assessments, online learning and one-on-one coaching. In 2011, Dale Carnegie Training was ranked in the top 20 category for Large Consulting Groups in Leadership Excellence's Leadership 500 list.

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