Tagged mobile payments

Gear Up for Mobile Transactions: Visa OKs Smartphones for Use as Payment Device

The transactions — certified by Visa Inc. and Visa Europe — will use Visa’s ‘payWave,’ so car rental companies that offer this type of Visa transaction should be prepared when customers begin pulling out their cell phones instead of credit cards at the point of sale.


Debit Card Payment Processing Changes: Are You Taking Advantage?

New, federally mandated caps on debit transaction fees may benefit car rental companies accepting debit cards. However, be prepared for stricter IRS information reporting rules and the proliferation of payments via smartphone.


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Trends Moving the Truck Market

Storylines that emerged from the 2018 Work Truck Show include the increasing need for on-site productivity, inclusion of active safety systems in trucks, DPF frustrations affecting product decisions, data management, and the growing link between fleet management and company revenue.

MIT Study Reinforces the Newfound Importance of Fleet

Uber and Lyft drivers make far less when factoring vehicle expenses, though the actual numbers are now in dispute. A proper lifecycle cost analysis would’ve helped, and shows the benefit of collaboration with fleet professionals.

What a Connected Fleet Means to Avis (and Car Rental)

Counter bypass is just the beginning. The promise of a “data-driven ecosystem” that connects renters with the rental agency, retail services, and even the city is a better managed fleet, an improved user experience, and new revenue opportunities during the rental itself.

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