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Celebrating 60 |1998-2007: Leadership – Company extends rental car industry lead

3.16.17.H04401_Facebook post_960x960To celebrate Enterprise Holdings’ 60th anniversary, we’re taking a look back at some of the company’s key milestones over the last six decades.

During its fifth decade, Enterprise Rent-A-Car left the old century behind and entered a new millennium … and celebrated 50 years in business. Along the way, the company surpassed milestone after milestone and set one new record after another – compiling a success story so compelling that it is being taught at dozens of universities.

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Celebrating 60 |1988 -1997: Expansion – Company expands internationally into Canada and Europe

3.9.17.TBT 1988.1997To celebrate Enterprise Holdings’ 60th anniversary, we’re taking a look back at some of the company’s key milestones over the last six decades.

With a newly adopted name that clearly reflected the predominant role of the neighborhood rental business, Enterprise Rent-A-Car launched an unprecedented era of expansion during its fourth decade. The company successfully applied and adapted its proven business model in new markets like Hawaii, Canada and Great Britain.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day…and the bold changes these Enterprising women are making.

Aysun C., HR Generalist

They say some are born to become change agents…and others have that need thrust upon them. But in every circumstance, it’s a huge help to have the right can-do culture behind you – so say four women who’ve made a difference at Enterprise and beyond.

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Employees Get Unique Car–Versations with Up-and-Coming Musical Acts

Cars picPicture this.

You’re sitting behind the wheel belting out the lyrics to a song by your favorite band, pretending to sing to a crowd of thousands…Or maybe you’re just singing along in the crowd.

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Team Spirit: A cause worth cheering for

2.24.17.Busbee Family FBBrian B., Group Rental Manager in Virginia, is no stranger to giving back. For the past 20 years he’s volunteered with Special Olympics, and he’ll soon embark on a new adventure with the organization – honorary coach of Team Virginia for the 2018 Special Olympics USA games.

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Celebrating 60 | 1978-1987: Recognition – Company adopts Enterprise identity

2.23.17.TBT FBIn its third decade in business, the company uniformly adopted the Enterprise identity across all operations as it aggressively expanded from coast to coast.

The winning game plan, refined and repeated over and over as Enterprise established a presence in new markets, focused on aggressively building the neighborhood rental business – serving customers who needed a temporary replacement vehicle because of an accident, repair or theft, or a different car for a special occasion or leisure trip.

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Celebrating 60 |1968-1977: Horizons – Company growth extends beyond St. Louis market

2.16.17.H03807_Facebook post_960x960During its second decade, Enterprise continued to grow, expanding beyond its hometown St. Louis roots and beyond its core car rental and leasing business. Focusing on neighborhood locations and the needs of local renters, the company opened offices in Kansas City, Atlanta, Houston and key markets in Florida – in fact, it was in Orlando that an entrepreneurial manager pioneered our trademark “We’ll pick you up” service which was quickly adopted throughout our operations.

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Celebrating 60 | 1957-1967: Executive Leasing founded in St. Louis

2.9.17.H03666_Facebook post_960x960To celebrate Enterprise Holdings’ 60th anniversary, we’re taking a look back at some of the company’s key milestones over the last six decades.

In early 1957, Jack Taylor was 35 years old and the sales manager for a suburban St. Louis Cadillac distributorship. He became increasingly intrigued by the relatively unheard of practice of leasing cars as an easy, convenient alternative to buying and owning a vehicle. Taking a gamble and a 50 percent cut in pay, the entrepreneur convinced his boss to let him establish an auto leasing business.

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60 Years of Driving Forward

2.1.17.60th.anniversaryIt was 60 years ago on a rainy winter afternoon that Jack Taylor started a car leasing business. He invested his entire savings ($10,000 and the help of a loan), his future and his career into the new venture. In a tiny lower-level office in a St. Louis Cadillac dealership, he began with a fleet of seven cars, one employee and a commitment to provide a uniquely personal brand of customer service.

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Ugly Christmas Sweater/Holiday Jumper Day

On Tacky!
On Ruffled!
On Loud and Gaudy!
Come Sequined!
Come Glittered!
Come Fringed and Shoddy!

Wear it proudly – without shame or fear,
The festive tradition takes place Dec. 16 this year.
So no matter your Enterprise Holdings brand or business line,
Don your ugliest holiday sweater or jumper – it’s sure to be divine.