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ARI Named Among Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For for a Third Consecutive Year

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, was named to Fortune's 2015 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the third year in a row, coming in at Number 36. ARI continues to be the only fleet management company, the highest among the companies located in New Jersey and only one of two companies headquartered in the Philadelphia region named to this annual list that recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.

"We are incredibly honored to be named to Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list for a third consecutive year," said ARI President Carl A. Ortell. "Our continued presence on this list is a testament to our people. Their talent, creativity, dedication and hard work keep us at the forefront of our industry; but it is their focus on teamwork, cooperation, understanding, and support for their colleagues that make ARI such a special place to work."

In addition to being recognized for its collaborative atmosphere and supportive, family-like culture, the company was lauded for its internal employee engagement and empowerment program Partners in Excellence®, its emphasis on employee development and its 100% tuition reimbursement program, and the company's supportive approach towards work-life balance. ARI finished ahead of several notable companies known for their positive employee culture, including Whole Foods and Zappos.

Ortell continued, "We continue to see this as an opportunity to listen to our employees and to improve what we are doing – from the continued development of our in-house employee learning and development program ARI University to the creation of our company's health and wellness program Healthier at Holman. It's our goal to remain one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and be the kind of company where an individual can build a satisfying and fulfilling career."

This year marks the 18th annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Over the past 18 years, Great Place to Work® and Fortune have surveyed millions of employees and witnessed the transformation of hundreds of companies. This year, 14 different industries are represented in the survey along with more than 250,000 of their employees.

ARI seeks to foster a supportive, family-like environment and actively nurtures the skills that support its core competencies: flexible fleet management, high-quality customer service and best-in-the-business vehicle knowledge. ARI encourages an atmosphere of teamwork by supporting programs and initiatives that foster communication and recognition. You can read more about ARI's culture and employee programs by visiting www.arifleet.com/about/careers.

About ARI®

ARI, part of the Holman Automotive Group, is a global vehicle fleet management organization that delivers customized solutions that help streamline a company's operations and improve its bottom line. Our more than 2,800 industry-leading professionals combine strategic insight, optimal lifecycle analysis, sustainable fleet practices, best-in-class service and high-powered technology to drive efficiencies up and costs down, uncovering as much value as your fleet can deliver. With offices in North America, the UK, Europe and Hong Kong, ARI seeks to collaborate with its clients and understand their unique business needs in order to transform their fleets into key assets that spark growth and support a company's success. Founded in 1948, ARI is a recognized leader in the industry, managing more than one million vehicles in North America, the UK and Europe, and together with its strategic partners more than two million vehicles worldwide. ARI was recognized in 2013, 2014 and 2015 as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Fortune magazine and is headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Learn more at www.arifleet.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by more than 10 million employees in 50 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

CONTACT: Caroline Brobeil Nassan Department Head, Marketing 856 533-9335 (work) 856 206-3062 (cell) cnassan@arifleet.com

Source: ARI