February 2010


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Features

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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Five Business Model Trends for 2017

As new forms of mobility take flight, the borders with traditional car rental are starting to erode.

Are Commercial Drone Deliveries Eminent in the U.S.?

Amazon just delivered its first package by drone in England. Will U.S. delivery fleets be able to take advantage soon?

Autonomous Vehicles and the Changing Role of the Fleet Manager

With fewer drivers and substantially longer fleet lifecycles, fleet managers will pivot to new job functions.

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