Europcar is one of six finalists for the 47th annual Franz Edelman Award for Achievements in Operations Research and Management Science from INFORMS, an operations research and analytics association. 

The award honors companies who have reached significant achievements in the practice of analytics and O.R.

Europcar was recognized for its partnership with ACT Operations Research to create Opticar, an advanced logistics management solution for factors that impact the car rental industry.

The Opticar system enabled Europcar to optimize its approach to revenue management, fleet demand and management, and the need for vehicles at airports and hotels. 

The 2018 Edelman Award will be presented at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research in Baltimore, MD on April 15-17.