SIC 7514 & 7515 | NAICS 532111 & 532112
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Quarterly publication features news and information for the car and truck rental industry, with special features including the annual "Factbook" issue which includes a breakdown of the U.S. rental market by company and the "Business Outlook Survey" which surveys franchised, independent/affiliate, and dealership locations on their expectations for the year ahead. Digital issues are available free online.
FirstResearchAutomobile Rental & Leasing
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Monthly trade publication provides news and information for the car and truck fleet management and leasing industry, with special features including the annual "Fact Book & Buyer's Guide" issue which includes a ranking of the top U.S. fleet lessors by portfolio size and an analysis of the composition of their portfolios by size of client fleets. Digital editions including the fact book are available free online.
Market research report provides an in-depth analysis of car rentals in the U.S., with topics covered in the study including market size and forecast, vehicle rentals by purpose, frequency of vehicle rentals, reasons for renting vehicles, demographic profiles for vacation and business renters, renter attitudes toward vacation and business rentals, companies used to rent vehicles, and types of vehicles rented.
Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of this transportation sector in the U.S. and other countries, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast revenue by location (e.g., airport, non-airport) and purpose (e.g., leisure, business) and firms profiled including The Hertz Corp., Avis Rent-A-Car System, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company, Inc., and Alamo Rent-A-Car, LLC.
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the car rental market on a global and regional basis, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by vehicle type (e.g., economy cars, executive cars, luxury cars, sports utility vehicles, multi-utility vehicles), location (e.g., local usage, airport transport, outstation, others), and geographic market (e.g., U.S., North America).
Comprehensive study provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. fleet leasing market, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by type of lease (e.g., close end, open end) and end-user industry (e.g., IT, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, others) and companies profiled including ALD Automotive, Inc., Automotive Rentals, Inc., Donlen Corporation, and LeasePlan Corp.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for establishments that rent or lease automobiles and other light vehicles to customers, with vehicle rental agreements typically lasting a short period of time (30 days or less) and leasing agreements typically lasting longer (12 months or more, with possible renewals).
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, branch manager, manager trainee, rental/leasing agent, auto mechanic, and automobile detailer, with employers for which wage data is provided including Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company Inc., Avis Budget Group Inc., The Hertz Corporation, and National/Alamo Rent A Car, LLC.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed by establishments that rent or lease passenger cars and other light vehicles to customers, with vehicle rental agreements typically lasting for a short period of time (e.g., 30 days or less) and leasing agreements typically lasting longer (12 months or more, with possible renewals).