Avis Receives USAA Supplier Recognition Award

Avis Budget Group Inc. has been honored by USAA, a financial services provider for military members and their families, for its support of the military community.

Part of USAA's Supplier Recognition Program, the "Military Community Supporter Award" is presented to the supplier who has programs, initiatives, community involvement, activities and/or policies that focus on veterans, military spouses and/or National Guard/Reserve service members.

"We are committed to being a successful organization not only in economic terms, but also in the many ways that we impact our customers, the people we employ, their families, our communities and the world at large," said Ronald L. Nelson, chairman and chief executive officer at Avis Budget Group. "… I thank USAA for its continued relationship and for this distinguished honor."

Avis Budget Group's connection with military heroes dates back to the company's founder, Warren Avis, who was a fighter pilot with the Army Air Corps during World War II. Today, the company continues to support the country's service members:

  • Avis is enlisted in the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition comprised of major corporations that have jointly committed to hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.
  • Avis has a recruitment website for veterans and transitioning service members (www.avisbudgetgroup-veterans.jobs).
  • As the official rental car company of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), Budget Car Rental provides transportation assistance as well as support for fundraising.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives.

Why GM’s Telematics Announcement is a Really Big Deal

Enabling a telematics connection at the factory — and not through an aftermarket hardware installation — is a game changer for fleets.

Four Thoughts From the 2016 Conference Calls

Sifting through the notes of Avis Budget Group’s and Hertz Global Holdings’ recent fourth quarter conference calls give us some trend lines to watch out for in 2017. (Of course, this gives us an incomplete snapshot, as Enterprise Holdings is privately held.)

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>