Avis Rent a Car System, LLC, better known as Avis, is an American car rental company. It is headquartered in New Jersey, United States and the Cook Islands. Avis Rent a Car System has two further units, Avis, Budget Rent a Car and Budget Truck Rental. The company operated the Avis brand in North America, South America, India, Australia and, New Zealand and has recently acquired Avis Europe plc which once was a separate corporation licensing the Avis brand. It is now the third largest car rental agency in the world trailing behind Hertz Corporation.
Founded back in 1948 with three cars at Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, Michigan, by Warren Avis, the company has successfully been running since years. Within the next few years, it established branch operations across the United States, becoming the second largest car rental company in the country by 1953. On its tenth anniversary in 1956 it had opened its first international offices in Europe, Canada and Mexico. Since the late 1970s, Avis has featured mainly General Motors (GM) vehicles such as Chevrolet and Cadillac, but today also rents popular non-GM brands including Ford and Toyota.
Avis is a leading rental car provider to the commercial segment which is serving business travelers at major airports around the world, and to leisure travelers at off-airport locations. Many of the off-airport locations are franchised operations rather than company-owned and -operated, as is the case with most airport locations. Avis was the first car rental business to be located at an airport.
The company has been successfully working since years and follows its vision that states: "We will lead our industry by defining service excellence and building unmatched customer loyalty." They ensure a stress-free car rental experience by providing superior services that cater to the customers' individual needs. They always convey the 'We Try Harder' spirit with knowledge, caring and a passion for excellence.
Avis is known for its core values and great service provided by the company. All of their drivers are hardworking and extremely skilful along their friendly and reliable nature. Some of the company’s values are:
They honour all the commitments to the customers and conducts business with unwavering high standards of honesty, trust, professionalism and ethical behaviour. They communicate openly and frequently respecting the Individual. They treat each person with respect, professionalism and dignity. The company provides honest and timely feedback on performance of its employees and embraces a diversity of ideas, cultures, ethnicities, and backgrounds
The company is known to provide high quality to the customers. They are dedicated to provide individualized rental experience that assures customer satisfaction and earns the unwavering loyalty of our customers.
Avis works as one cohesive team from the smallest unit to the organization as a whole. They develop and retain leaders who continually raise the bar, provide direction, remove barriers and empower people to successfully accomplish goals. They maintain a caring and supportive work environment that fosters a sharing of ideas, skills and resources.
4. Growth and Profitability
Avis is dedicated to continuous innovation and pursue new ideas and opportunities to accelerate profitable growth.
5. Community Responsibility
Avis is an active participant in the communities and encourage employee involvement in civic and charitable activities.