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Addressing New Hygiene And Sanitary Measures For Vehicle Fleets

Addressing New Hygiene And Sanitary Measures For Vehicle Fleets
12th June 2020
 

Europcar Mobility Group and Bureau Veritas have announced that they will be working together to follow best-in-class cleaning standards and protocols.

The new partnership will ensure that Europcar’s facilities and vehicles comply with Health Authorities’ safety recommendations, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, will provide Europcar Mobility Group with support across its operations.

 

“We are proud to stand by Europcar Mobility Group in order to help them make a difference and demonstrate they are fully prepared to serve their clients in a healthy and safe environment."

–Didier Michaud-Daniel

CEO, Bureau Veritas

 

Ensuring Safety For Customers And Employees

 

Through the new scheme, Europcar Mobility Group, a major player in mobility markets and listed on Euronext Paris, aims to inspire confidence amongst customers and employees that their health and safety is a priority. The move comes as part of the company’s plans to fully restart activity safely, anticipating the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions. 

The partnership covers operations across 14 countries and relies on two main axes:

 

  • To assess and challenge Europcar Mobility Group guidelines and processes, to ensure safety for customers and employees, in line with local regulations and scientific recommendations
  • To support the deployment of best-in-class sanitary protocols in Europcar Mobility Group’s corporate geographies

 

Olivier Baldassari, Group Countries & Operations Director, and member of the Management Board of Europcar Mobility Group, explains the thinking behind the new programme:

“As we were actively preparing for the full restart of our activities, anticipating the progressive lift of lockdowns and travel restrictions that the world is currently going through, we decided, as the European leader, to design and implement a highly demanding ‘Safety Programme.’

“This provides material evidence of our commitment that safety is our #1 priority for our employees and our customers.” 

Didier Michaud-Daniel, CEO of Bureau Veritas added that they are fully prepared to address society’s new expectations in terms of health, hygiene, safety and transparency:

“We are proud to stand by Europcar Mobility Group in order to help them make a difference and demonstrate they are fully prepared to serve their clients in a healthy and safe environment. By leveraging our 200 years expertise in conformity assessment and certification, Bureau Veritas is committed to supporting all sectors of the economy to cope with this ‘New Normal’.”

Picture: A photograph of a Europcar site showing social distancing measures such as floor vinyls, plastic screens and the use of facial coverings

Article written by Ella Tansley – published 12th June 2020

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