May/June 2006

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Rental Companies Favorably Weather Used-Car Trends

By Staff

Manufacturer retail ‘employee-pricing’ promotions caused a downturn in the used-car market, but car rental companies held cars and weathered the worst of it. Overall, rental companies say they had a positive year in 2005.

Insurance Renewal Strategies

By Joe Crosby

Philadelphia Insurance’s Mark Plousis addressed Car Rental Show attendees on the necessity of maintaining a proactive, educated role when working with an insurance provider. In the end, make them work for you.

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Why Do We Visit Capitol Hill?

Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Not caving to a customer with a blatant agenda may have consequences, especially for a small rental company that relies on stellar Yelp ratings to advertise. But business integrity must prevail.

The Truth Behind Compact Van Depreciation

Why are large van values holding up better than their compact counterparts, and will it last?

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