GE Capital Fleet Services’ U.S. maintenance control center, located in Eden Prairie, Minn., was recognized as a Top 50 Call Center by BenchmarkPortal, a leading contact center research and consulting organization. This award marks the third time in three years that GE Capital Fleet Services has received a prestigious recognition from BenchmarkPortal. GE Capital received the designation as part of BenchmarkPortal’s 2013 Top 100 Call Center award program, which compares the performance of contact centers throughout North America by evaluating their key metrics against industry peers. Entries are validated by certified call center experts and submissions are scored on the basis of both quality and cost efficiency. GE won the award in the Small-Sized Center category. “We’re honored to receive this prestigious award and to be recognized as one of the top call centers amongst our peers,” said Ed Faulstick, Senior Vice President Operations, GE Capital Fleet Services. “Our ability to maintain quality relationships with customers and suppliers is a key component of our success in helping clients achieve their business-building goals.” Through its maintenance control center, GE Capital Fleet Services provides 24/7 support to its customers’ fleet managers and drivers, helping them control costs, enhance driver productivity, obtain necessary financing, and manage and maintain their fleets. “The placement of GE Capital Fleet Services amongst the Top 50 Call Centers is a direct result of its leadership’s commitment to balancing cost-effective service solutions with best-in-class service performance,” said Bruce Belfiore, CEO of BenchmarkPortal. In 2012 and 2011, GE Capital Fleet Services’ call center was recognized as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal. One of the most prestigious awards in the service and support industry, the Center of Excellence certification is awarded to call centers that rank in the top 10 percent as surveyed for efficiency and effectiveness. About BenchmarkPortal BenchmarkPortal’s activities began in 1995, and it is now a global leader in the contact center industry, providing benchmarking, certification, training, consulting and research. The BenchmarkPortal team of professionals has gained international recognition for its innovative approach to best practices for contact centers. BenchmarkPortal hosts the world’s largest database of contact center metrics, which is constantly being refreshed with new data. BenchmarkPortal’s mission is to provide contact center managers with the tools and information that will help them optimize their efficiency and effectiveness in their customer communications. For more information, please call 1-800-214-8929 or visit www.BenchmarkPortal.com. About GE Capital, Fleet Services GE Capital, Fleet Services, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., is a global fleet management company with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Visit the web site at gefleet.com or follow the company’s eco news and updates via Twitter ( @GEFleetSvcs) GE Capital offers consumers and businesses around the globe an array of financial products and services. For more information, visit www.gecapital.com or follow company news via Twitter ( @GECapital). GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ge.com.