Turners Auctions renews partnership with LeasePlan

Wednesday 17 July 2013, 11:53AM
By Porter Novelli New Zealand

Turners Auctions today announced the renewal of a long standing agreement with vehicle leasing company LeasePlan New Zealand with both companies re-signing for a period of two years.

Turners' CEO Todd Hunter says he is delighted to have reached an agreement in what has been a highly competitive process.

"We are thrilled to build on our existing relationship and renew our contract for the next two years with LeasePlan. Our long standing association is extremely important to us and we have formed a strong working relationship over the years. As LeasePlan’s primary reseller of leased vehicles we have worked hard to integrate our processes and provide bespoke solutions to best meet LeasePlan’s needs. This agreement is a significant win for Turners Auctions.”

Managing Director of LeasePlan New Zealand, Charles Willmer, says that the capabilities that Turners Auctions bring to the partnership are important to the on-going success of LeasePlan.

“LeasePlan have chosen Turners Auctions first and foremost because of their ability to deliver results for us and our clients. Their willingness and ability to innovate in line with our requirements delivers benefits for our clients and business. Turners provide us with a tailored approach, selling our vehicles via multiple channels depending on specific customer needs. Turners have worked hard to on their technology platform to deliver us more than just traditional remarketing services.

We are delighted to be renewing our partnership with Turners and we look forward to continuing our productive relationship over the next two years”, says Willmer.

LeasePlan is one of New Zealand’s largest vehicle leasing companies, managing more than 17,000 vehicles across a broad range of clients. The strength of the relationship with Turners Auctions is built on the promise that LeasePlan will secure the best price for the sale of all their vehicles, as most of the proceeds go back to clients and their shareholders.

Turners offer a wide range of specialist channels to market including ex-lease vehicles. For more information, visit