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Nissan Corporate Sales

CPM UK delivering corporate sales and engagement through an insight led, omni-channel solution to fleet sales

The challenge

CPM UK started working with Nissan in October 2015 following a competitive tender process. Initially Nissan’s aim was to outsource their face to face Corporate Sales team. CPM responded by developing a data led, omni-channel solution to fleet sales, incorporating data and insight, CRM and digital marketing, contact centre lead generation, and a face to face sales team.

Client Objectives:

  • Increase database visibility of the fleet market
  • Increase number of corporate customers with a direct relationship with Nissan
  • Manage and develop a Salesforce CRM platform
  • Recruit, manage and train a team of highly skilled sales professionals

Our Solution
  • Our insight led approach to fleet sales focuses on identifying a customers propensity to purchase based on the information captured at every touch point.
  • By implementing an omni-channel solution, we have been able to increase customer engagement, tailor individual customer journeys, and create personalised content to increase engagement.
  • CPM’s B2B contact centre division integrate into this customer journey, contacting prospects at the right time, and delivering the right message.
  • The team of face to face corporate sales professionals were recruited based on the behaviours and skills we know delivers success. They had a mix of experience, however were inducted into the world of automotive and fleet through our ‘Fleet Sales Academy’ program, a 6 month course designed to give fleet sales professional the skills and tools to deliver successfully in their role.


  • In year 1, the team of Area Managers developed 1,008 new corporate relationships.
  • Our approach to data increased market visibility from 30% to 92.5% in 12 months.
  • CRM has delivered an increase in customer engagement, an increase in advocacy, and a 11% increase in leads generated.
  • CPM’s custom Salesforce platform has now been adopted as Nissan’s central corporate database – driving all fleet activity and fleet marketing communications in the UK.

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