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Alphabet International confirms a new partner in Brazil

posted on 30/10/2019
  • Companies with business operations in Brazil can benefit from the newly founded cooperation with Unidas
  • The new cooperation highlights Alphabet’s goal of accommodating the needs of its international clientele by building its presence in Brazil
  • Alphabet International customers now have access to full operational leasing products and services in the emerging Brazilian market

Alphabet International operations have taken a big leap and entered the South American market, by securing a strong partner in Brazil. The innovative fleet management provider has joined forces with Unidas to bring its services to this growing segment. Alphabet International, one of the leaders in Business Mobility solutions in Europe, Australia and China is now offering full operational leasing and financial leasing products to organisations with business activities in Brazil.

Companies that rely on Alphabet's innovative mobility services and solutions across Europe and beyond can take advantage of its offer in the Brazilian market. Effective immediately, Alphabet operates in Brazil in collaboration with its reliable and well-established mobility partner, Unidas. Just like in other Alphabet markets, Alphabet clients now have access to the portfolio of Alphabet products and services available in Brazil. Depending on a company's specific needs, it can also opt for a wide range of useful on-top services, such as fuel cards, replacement vehicles, roadside assistance and legal insurance.

"The partnership with Unidas marks an important milestone for Alphabet. By entering the Brazilian market, we are further expanding our global presence and can extend our full service offering in this growing economy. We are looking forward to a successful partnership with Unidas, who have a reputation for excellent customer service and are a leader for business fleet leasing in Brazil," says Richard Schooling, Chief Commercial Officer at Alphabet International.

José Antônio de Sousa Azevedo, Vice President Fleet Management & Investment Relations Officer, also expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership: "We are very much looking forward to working with our new partner Alphabet to serve their clients in Brazil. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to join a very successful partner who is an expert in mobility and enables us to further develop our products and services for the benefit of all of our clients. By collaborating, we are able to provide tailor-made Business Mobility solutions that fulfil global enterprises' mobility demands in Brazil."

Unidas was founded in 1985, when five car rental companies and two investors came together in the city of São Paulo, creating a leasing company with seven branches and approximately 500 vehicles. Since then, Unidas has expanded significantly and, at the end of 2017, merged with Locamerica under the Unidas brand, combining their products and services in a complete range of mobility solutions for individuals and companies. The company is now the second largest car rental company in Brazil and leader in fleet rental for companies.

By entering the Brazilian market, Alphabet has reinforced its standing as a strong Business Mobility provider for global enterprises. Overall, the company owes it continued success to its unique tailor-made approach that enables it to offer products that perfectly meet client needs as well as its unparalleled knowledge of fleet management and mobility industries.

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