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Hertz UK Launches Premier Service Offering For Van Excellence Operators

   Hertz UK Launches Premier Service Offering For Van Excellence Operators

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, May 13, 2013

LONDON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz UK has launched a new service
offering for accredited members of the Van Excellence scheme backed by the
Freight Transport Association (FTA). As a Van Excellence Industry Partner,
Hertz will provide preferential rates for van and car hire, vehicle telematics
and Hertz On Demand vehicle pooling technology.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130513/NY12393 )

Additional exclusive benefits from Hertz will include access to contingency
vehicles, priority service response, dedicated fleet management and the
Hertz/FTA online motoring shop. Van Excellence accredited members will also
gain free membership to Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Nectar loyalty points with
every rental, and discounted Hertz leisure rates worldwide for employees.

Michel Taride, Group RAC President at Hertz International, said: "As a Van
Excellence Industry Partner, Hertz is a keen supporter of the FTA's voluntary
Van Excellence Code. The code sets high standards in vehicle maintenance,
driver competence and behavior, and environmental impact. The launch of our
exclusive offering for accredited Van Excellence members recognises and
rewards those fleet operators who share our goal of raising these standards
across the van sector."

Mark Cartwright, Head of Vans at FTA, added: "Van Excellence is an
industry-led initiative that aims to enhance standards of van operator
compliance, celebrate operators who demonstrate excellence, and represent the
interests of the van industry. Van Excellence accredited operators now account
for almost 170,000 vans on the UK roads. It's great to see Hertz recognize
these operators' efforts with a specially designed van offering."

Across the UK, Hertz operates a 5,000-strong van fleet - with vehicles of up
to 3.5 tonnes - across a network including 20 Van Supersites with on-site
experts. Vehicles can be customised to customer requirements and include:

  *Small vans such as Fiat Fiorino, Ford Connect, VW Caddy and Vauxhall Combo
  *Medium vans such as Ford Transit 280 and VW Transporter
  *Large vans such as Ford Transit LWB, ELWB and Mercedes Sprinters
  *Box vans such as Ford Transit Luton and Curtain Siders
  *Single and Crew Cab Tippers and Drop Sides
  *Minibus (9 and 17 seater)
  *Double/Single Cab 4x4

Further information can be obtained by calling telephone number 0843 309 3111
or emailing hertzvans@hertz.com .

About Hertz

The Hertz Corporation ( www.hertz.com ) operates its car rental business
through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately 10,400
corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin
America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is
the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from
approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in 150 countries. Hertz
is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major
airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and
franchisee locations in 80 countries.

Hertz is in its 95th year of delivering quality car rental solutions to
leisure and corporate customers. Product and service innovations such as Hertz
#1 Club Gold, Worldwide Online Check-in, specially designed NeverLostĀ®
satellite navigation systems, and unique cars offered through the company's
Prestige, Family, Fun/Adrenaline and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from
the competition.

Hertz Press Contacts
Alexis Darby                Jack Holden

Ketchum                     Ketchum

T: +44 (0) 207 611 3764     T: +44 (0) 207 611 3686

E: alexis.darby@ketchum.com E: jack.holden@ketchum.com

Website: http://www.hertz.com