Owens & Minor is considering moving to a leased car program.

The new program would be in lieu of the current mileage reimbursement program for the field sales group.

* Teammates who drive 12,000+ miles a year would qualify for a leased vehicle.

* Vehicles would be used for 5 years or 100,000 miles whichever comes first.

* Vehicles would include GPS and Bluetooth technology.

* Additional upgrades such as leather interior and a sunroof could be added at the individual's expense.

* Fuel cards for each vehicle would be provided. Each time a teammate would refuel, the mileage would be entered at the pump along with the teammate's ID.

* Services provided by the company include: Roadside Assistance, all repairs, and routine maintenance and services.

* Teammates would be charged a $100 monthly fee for personal use of the vehicle.

* Teammates would be given a grace period of 6 - 18 months for those who have recently leased or purchased a vehicle

* AE's, AS's, Client Executive's and Client Specialist's would be able to select between the Ford Fusion or Ford Escape.