Two independent car rental companies are looking to expand their footprints: Best Way Auto & Truck Rental has launched an affiliate network while Airport Van Rental is offering franchises.
The franchise network with an eco-friendly focus is currently operating in 26 countries, including two U.S. state franchises. Green Motion plans to grow through flexible technology, direct connectivity, and smart franchise partnerships.
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Reservations don't just show up; rental companies need a plan to reach out and cater to local corporate accounts.
During the initial phone call, what are the do's — and the don’ts to avoid — to help a rental agent book the reservation and win a repeat customer?
Taking place Oct. 24-25, the 2016 Auto Rental Summit is moving to Orlando, Fla., with an agenda focused on fleet planning, recalls, risk, wage issues, and new technology solutions to boost utilization.
From paper and energy reduction plans to solar power, car rental operators are conserving resources and also benefitting their bottom line.
Designed for the car rental industry worldwide, the 21st annual International Car Rental Show tackled issues such as the recently passed recall legislation, national security, and global expansion.
When looking for a more sustainable way to wash cars, consider making modifications such as washing cars less frequently, cleaning cars off-site at a local car wash, or installing an on-site wash that regulates or recycles the water.
Enterprise Holdings recruits, trains and motivates millennials through strategic use of social media, student athlete associations and the latest in job search resources.
Millennials in car rental share insights into the strengths they bring to the workplace, where they look for jobs and how they stay motivated in their businesses.
When developing a mobile strategy, it's important for all rental car companies — even independents — to first create a mobile-enabled website and then consider whether a mobile app is a good fit.
Due to the recent Takata air bag recall, this small franchise owner has been forced to ground his convertibles immediately, resulting in a loss of revenue and vehicle depreciation.
The two-day conference features Manheim's chief economist, the return of the Fleet Jam Session, a seminar by Facebook and a Manheim auction visit.
This former corporate car rental employee turned entrepreneur took a plunge into renting recreational trailers. Four years later, his company is listed on Expedia and has grown to 36 trailers.