Fleet management services company PHH Arval has opened a full-service office in Houston, TX. It is the ninth location in North America for the company.

“This new office will enhance the value we provide to our clients as we support our continued growth in the region,” said Jim Halliday, president of PHH Canada and senior vp & chief business development officer for North America.

“PHH is committed to investing in the products, services, technology and capabilities that benefit our customers,” he continued. “As a premier provider of fleet management services to the energy sector, the Houston location extends our commitment to clients in the Southwest.”

The Houston office will serve the Southwest marketplace. The PHH call center is staffed by a team of maintenance experts–  from specifications and acquisition consulting to compliance management and used vehicle remarketing, the company said.

Center for Transportation Safety, a PHH Arval company, will provide state-of-the-art programs in driver safety, Commercial Drivers’ Licenses and a suite of training products particularly geared toward oil and gas companies.

The office will also serve PHH FirstFleet clients operating medium and heavy trucks and equipment as well as provide consultation on financing, asset management and operational services