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PRESS RELEASE : Sixt Leasing SE digitalises vehicle handover and return process

DGAP-News: Sixt Leasing SE / Key word(s): Miscellaneous 
Sixt Leasing SE digitalises vehicle handover and return process 
2021-02-23 / 08:00 
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. 
Sixt Leasing SE digitalises vehicle handover and return process 
  . More efficiency and transparency 
  . Recording and logging of all steps via smartphone app 
  . Roll-out initially at the locations in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich 
Pullach, 23 February 2021 - Sixt Leasing SE, a leading provider in online direct sales of new vehicles in Germany as 
well as specialist in the management and full-service leasing of large fleets, is optimizing vehicle handover and 
return at its locations in Frankfurt-Egelsbach, Berlin-Adlershof and Munich-Eching. From now on, all logistics 
processes will be recorded digitally in the already launched SML software solution (Service Module Logistics): from the 
delivery of the new leased vehicle by truck and the handover to the corporate or private customer to the return and 
collection by the freight forwarder. 
In the future, on-site employees will use a new smartphone app for this purpose, which they can use to determine the 
passages of risk as well as the exact equipment and condition of the vehicle. In the process, they create standardized, 
comprehensive photo logs. Thus, any transport damage can be recorded as soon as the new vehicle is delivered. The 
handover or return protocol is also signed using the app: customers simply sign on the smartphone of the employee 
responsible and receive the signed document by e-mail just a few minutes later. 
All recorded data is transmitted automatically and in real time from the app (front-end) to Sixt Leasing's back-end 
system - and therefore does not need to be entered manually. This saves employees and customers even more time. 
Josef Finauer, Managing Director Maintenance & Damage of Sixt Leasing SE: "Thanks to the digital recording of logistics 
processes, vehicle handover and return at our locations in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich is now even more efficient and 
transparent. This benefits not only us as lessor, but also our customers in particular. The photo logs created with the 
smartphone build additional trust." 
The new app was developed for Android devices in cooperation with the Hüsges Group. It can be used flexibly and is 
suitable for vehicle handover and return at any location. Sixt Leasing's goal is to roll out the app at the more than 
30 Sixt SE stations where Sixt Leasing customers can pick up or return vehicles. 
Tobias Gawor, Director Logistics of Sixt Leasing SE: "The app-based vehicle handover is an important, further step in 
the consistent digitalisation and automation of our processes. In addition to the positive customer experience, I am 
particularly pleased for our employees at the stations that we can now provide them with an intuitive and very advanced 
tool. And our back office and logistics partners will also benefit from the faster and automated availability of all 
relevant information. As a result, we now no longer use paper at all in our standard processes. We will also be scaling 
up and expanding the use of the app for vehicle handovers at our dealerships and doorstep deliveries over the course of 
the year." 
Peter Damme, Senior Manager Product Management of Sixt Leasing SE: "With the SML, we were able to build a cloud 
software platform with which we can quickly develop new logistics processes and have the option of digitally connecting 
our internal contract software as well as external service providers. We have already achieved this with great success 
in the deregistration process. The next feature is already in preparation and will follow shortly as an SML update. 
This will enable us to optimize further processes." 
Downloads (Credit: Sixt Leasing SE): 
  . Portrait: Josef Finauer 
  . Graphic: Digital InFleet DeFleet Process (German version only) 
About Sixt Leasing: 
Sixt Leasing SE based in Pullach near Munich is a leading provider in online direct sales of new vehicles in Germany as 
well as specialist in management and full-service leasing of large fleets. With tailor-made solutions, the company 
enables the longer-term mobility of its private and corporate customers. 
Private and commercial customers use the online platforms and to lease new vehicles 
affordably. Corporate customers benefit from the cost-saving leasing of their vehicle fleet and from efficient fleet 
Sixt Leasing SE (WKN: A0DPRE / ISIN: DE000A0DPRE6) has been listed in the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock 
Exchange (Prime Standard) since 7 May 2015. In fiscal year 2019, the Group generated consolidated revenue of EUR 824 
Press contact: 
Kirchhoff Consult 
[email protected] 
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Language:     English 
Company:      Sixt Leasing SE 
              Zugspitzstraße 1 
              82049 Pullach 
Phone:        +49 (0)89 744 44 - 4518 
Fax:          +49 (0)89 - 744 44 - 8 5169 
E-mail:       [email protected] 
ISIN:         DE000A0DPRE6, DE000A2DADR6, DE000A2LQKV2 
WKN:          A0DPRE 
Listed:       Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, 
              Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; Luxembourg Stock Exchange 
EQS News ID:  1169752 
End of News   DGAP News Service 

1169752 2021-02-23

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