Articles tagged “enterprise”

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car to Hire 11,000 Employees

Enterprise Rent-A-Car to Hire 11,000 Employees

Jim Salter, Associated Press

Hertz recently cut its full-year earnings guidance, but privately held Enterprise is on a remarkable hiring bing. And, hey, the Enterprise management trainees will earn a helluva lot more than starting regional airline pilots.

7 years ago

Enterprise acquires Zimride and accelerates car-sharing offerings

Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If you are a major car-rental company, you have to be into car-sharing these days. Enterprise's acquisition of Zimride doesn't involve any vehicle assets, but Enterprise has previously bought car-sharing operations and vehicles.

7 years ago

Enterprise gets into car-sharing with I-GO CarSharing acquisition

Enterprise gets into car-sharing with I-GO CarSharing acquisition

Samantha Bomkamp, Chicago Tribune

If you are a car-rental company, you have to own a car-sharing division, as Enterprise has come to understand. The space is obviously turbo-charged and poised for growth.

7 years ago

Corporate-friendly Hertz has a bright future, says financial news weekly

Corporate-friendly Hertz has a bright future, says financial news weekly

Ellen Freilich, Reuters

In the long run, Hertz' battle with rival enterprise is really about one corporate culture against another, and Enterprise's unique structure makes it much more interesting to watch.

7 years ago

Hertz, Avis, Enterprise sue Chicago over bidding for new O’Hare facility

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Cost overruns? On a construction project at O'Hare? Shocking:)

7 years ago

What a $24 billion car rental market means to the U.S. travel economy

What a $24 billion car rental market means to the U.S. travel economy

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Car rental companies don’t often air the details of market reach and regulatory issues, making Enterprise’s comments a broad but interesting overview of an industry that remains unaffected by the growing number of startups trying to disrupt it.

7 years ago

Enterprise Rent-A-Car demonstrates the power of keeping a company private

Enterprise Rent-A-Car demonstrates the power of keeping a company private

Mark Clothier, Bloomberg

Hertz's copycat actions may be flattering, but they're also a serious challenge to the family-run business. Lucky that they only need to make themselves happy rather than testy shareholders.

7 years ago

Hertz’s plans to beat Enterprise in the off-airport car rental market

Hertz’s plans to beat Enterprise in the off-airport car rental market

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Video kiosks at off-airport locations sound great. But, if the Dollar Thrifty car for rental is filthy, is the video kiosk going to wash it?

7 years ago

Car rental companies are winning the travel industry’s popularity contest

Car rental companies are winning the travel industry’s popularity contest

Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

Rental car companies’ ratings reach new highs with travelers that appreciate reasonable daily rates and the convenience of a shuttle van. Or maybe they just look good in comparison to the airlines.

8 years ago

Enterprise to introduce touch-screen self-service kiosks at 50 U.S. airports

Enterprise to introduce touch-screen self-service kiosks at 50 U.S. airports

Customers of Alamo, Enterprise, and Rent-A-Car will be able to bypass the desk, but as yet another airport service becomes more automated, sales associates can’t be excited about the prospect of losing their jobs to a computer.

8 years ago