PHH Arval, a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation and a vehicle management company, was chosen as a finalist for "Best Customer Service Team" by The American Business Awards. PHH says its Business Activation Team was honored for its focus on providing outstanding customer service to new clients transitioning to PHH. The company says team members have a comprehensive understanding of the company's operations, attention to detail, consultative knowledge, and a willingness to go beyond the expected. The team's rigorous approach to the implementation of each new client's fleet program is unique in the fleet management industry, and clients expressed 98 percent satisfaction with the implementation process in a 2002 survey. About The American Business Awards
A celebration of great performances in the workplace, The American Business Awards are the first national, all-encompassing business awards program. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Awards recognize outstanding leadership, innovation, perseverance, creativity, teamwork, and integrity through more than 40 categories. The program is overseen by a Board of judges and advisors, which includes business executives, authors, and academics. Sponsors of the 2003 American Business Awards include Business TalkRadio, DHR International, Empire Media, Forbes, Hoover's Online, Inc. Magazine, Miller Heiman, Selling Power Magazine, and Wired Magazine. Almost 500 nominations from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration. The awards were presented on Wednesday, April 30, at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City. The ceremony was hosted by CBS News personality Charles Osgood and broadcast nationwide on radio, and worldwide via the Internet, by Business TalkRadio. About PHH
Founded in 1946, PHH Arval is a vehicle management company. A subsidiary of Cendant Corporation, PHH Arval says it provides integrated leasing, management and card payment solutions to thousands of corporate, government and service-related fleets. In conjunction with its strategic partners throughout the world, PHH Arval manages over 1.3 million vehicles worldwide. For more information about PHH, call 1-800-ONLY PHH or visit