FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - April 3, 2014 // PRNewswire // - Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA LLC) announce the signing of multiple franchise agreements with VERC Car Rental. VERC Car Rental will convert their existing locations in Massachusetts to Sixt franchises, open a new Sixt franchise to service Boston-Logan International Airport, as well as open additional franchise locations in Suffolk County. Sixt is actively seeking growth-oriented franchisees in an initiative to expand its franchise network into the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America as part of its effort to further internationalize the group's business.
"We are extremely pleased to have VERC Car Rental join the Sixt franchise system. VERC's existing network in the South Shore area, and their desire to expand into to the Boston area, will help establish a strong presence for Sixt in the Northeast U.S." said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt. "VERC is a family-run business like Sixt and has been serving rental car customers since 1979. We look forward to helping them take their business to the next level."
"We are very confident that the addition of Sixt's tools and technology, along with access to Sixt's customer base, will enhance our business model." commented Paula Vercollone, CEO and President of VERC. "Expanding our business beyond the South Shore has been a goal of ours and we feel we have aligned with the best franchise system in car rental with Sixt."
Independent car rental operators, car dealership owners, and entrepreneurs are great candidates for Sixt franchises. Sixt will be actively recruiting new franchisees at next week's Car Rental Show in Las Vegas. Additional franchise locations will be opening throughout the year, and Sixt will continue to add new franchisees to facilitate its growth in U.S. & international markets. The Sixt franchise system is a proven international success, with more than 80 master franchisees operating from nearly 1,100 worldwide locations. In the U.S., Sixt franchisees are already operating locations in seven states. Sixt also operates corporate branches in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Atlanta, Phoenix, and Seattle (www.sixt.com). Sixt plans to further expand in the U.S. with a step by step, measured approach of corporate expansion along with the addition of growth-oriented local franchisees.
Sixt is Germany's leading mobility service provider with a presence in more than 100 countries worldwide. Throughout Europe and internationally, Sixt is expanding with great success. U.S. and international franchise expansion fits in with Sixt's long term strategy to cover all aspects of mobility by supplying innovative, universally useful and top-quality services.
Those interested in Sixt Franchise Opportunities can visit sixt-franchise.com and/or contact Craig Olson, VP North America Franchise Development at 954-874-1786 or email@example.com[i].
Headquartered in Pullach near Munich, Sixt SE is a leading international provider of premium mobility services for business and corporate customers as well as private travellers. Sixt is represented in more than 100 countries around the world and is continually expanding its presence. Sixt is the only international provider to develop flexible and tailored concepts for its customers that integrate rental, leasing, car sharing and limousine service products. Strengths such as the high number of premium brands in the vehicle fleet, employees' consistent focus on service and good value for money have enabled the company, which was founded in 1912, to establish an excellent market position. The company collaborates with prestigious hotels, popular airlines and a range of renowned service providers from the tourism industry. The Sixt Group generates sales revenues of EUR 1.66 billion (2013).
[i] Sixt offers franchises solely by means of a Franchise Disclosure Document. Certain states and foreign countries have laws governing the offer and sale of franchises. Sixt will not offer franchises to residents of those states or countries before complying with all applicable legal requirements in those jurisdictions.
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