February 2010


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How to Thrive in the New Car Rental Landscape

By Chris Brown

The 2010 Car Rental Show is designed to give you the tools to prevail in this post-recession business climate.

Recapture Your Day

By Ken Stellon

A car rental operator’s “how-to” guide to improving management’s productivity and daily motivation.

How to Remarket Vehicles Using Online Auctions

By Tariq Kamal

Selling vehicles “upstream” while still on rent will reduce your days to sale and transportation costs, while exposing your fleet to a wider audience of buyers.

How to Become Certified as a DBE

By Leslie A. Saunders

There are many opportunities available to independent operators and car rental franchisees that are woman- or minority-owned. First get certified, and then market yourself.

How to Realize the Maximum ROI from your GPS Tracking System

By Anne Taylor

Implementing the following procedures into your daily routine will help to ensure you are maximizing your investment’s full potential.

How to Survive "Vehicularly Challenged" Days

By Jim Tennant

Follow this step-by-step guide to handle days when duebacks and cars on the ground will not cover reservations. Four unique scenarios are examined.

 
 

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Auto Manufacturers: Mobility Disruptors or Fleet Providers?

Maven’s Alex Keros shares insights into evolving smart mobility business models and new opportunities with fleet management.

What is Your Time Worth?

Personal observations of retail and travel transactions reveal just how much a consumer’s time is worth today, and how increasingly intolerant we are of inefficient transactions.

Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship.

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