Rental Operations

There are many rental operations factors that go into running a car rental company effectively and efficiently. This channel covers all rental operations including vehicle cleaning and maintenance, marketing, training, franchising, front line performance, operator profiles and car sharing.

FlightCar Opens at San Diego International Airport

Peer-to-peer carsharing company FlightCar has expanded its operations to include San Diego International Airport. Currently, FlightCar operates at 10 other major U.S. airports.


FSNA Reinstates U-Save Franchise Advisory Council

Franchise Services of North America Inc. has announced that U-Save Car & Truck Rental has conducted its inaugural meeting of the newly reinstated Franchise Advisory Council.


Avis Budget Adds Two States to Car Sales Program

With the expansion of Avis Budget Group’s consumer car sales program, residents of Maryland and Virginia can now test-drive and purchase late-model Avis and Budget vehicles at competitive prices.


Enterprise Co-Hosts Event Honoring Grad Recruiting Service

Working with Enactus as a recruitment partner for nearly 15 years, business, nonprofit and community leaders gathered at Enterprise Holdings global headquarters to preview the local impact of Enactus.


Hertz Loyalty Program Wins Top Honors at FlyerTalk Awards

Hertz’s loyalty program, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, was named the best rewards program worldwide at the 2015 FlyerTalk Awards.


Sixt Partners with Mongolian Airlines

Sixt Mongolia has launched a worldwide partnership with MIAT Mongolian Airlines, the national carrier of Mongolia. This partnership will provide bonus miles and savings to loyal members of both companies.


Hertz Adds Two New Van Supersites in UK

The Hertz Corp. has expanded its van rental network in Britain by launching two new van supersites in Glasgow and West Thurrock.


Uber Brings UberX Service to Romania

Uber, the mobile app-based transportation network, has launched its UberX app in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania.


Zoomcar Adds 50 Vehicles to Carsharing Fleet

Zoomcar, an India-based carsharing company, has partnered with Tata Motors to add 50 new Nano vehicles to its fleet.


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Expands into Central America

With the appointment of Grupo ANC as an Enterprise Rent-A-Car franchise partner, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has expanded into Costa Rica, Guatemala and Nicaragua.


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