Recently, the Hertz Corporation announced that it will provide a booth demonstration of its new Web-based portal HIRS for Repair Shops at the Specialty Equipment Market Association. Additionally, it is sponsoring series of Repairer Driven Education from the Society of Collision Repair Specialists and the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit.
John Holt, the senior vice president for Hertz, said that his company is very committed to growing all of its neighbourhood locations that offer car repair services. This brand new HIRS for Repair Shops Web portal was designed to help assist all collision repair shops in managing performance. It allows them to get real-time Hertz rental reporting. While attending SEMA, Hertz is going to show how this new service is going to help grow the Hertz business, especially in the insurance replacement marketplace. The goal is to help educate the attendees on how to provide their customers with the easiest and fastest car rental experience in the whole industry.
HIRS for Repair Shops is a Web-based tool that was developed in conjunction with Information Builders. It helps assists collision repair shops when managing car rentals, reducing all in-coming calls, managing Hertz rentals in one place and giving shops real-time access to reporting that is completely customizable.
HIRS for Repair Shops isn’t set to launch until the first quarter of next year. That being said, shops are able to use a demo of this product if they sign up for the service when they are at SEMA by visiting the Hertz Booth, which is number 11381.
Aaron Schulenburg, the executive director of SEMA, said that the industry is really focused on finding new ways to help maintain pace with all of the rapid advancement in technology in today’s vehicles. The need for some kind of collision repair business model is needed. They need a model that can help them get all of their information in one place, and that is just what Hertz is offering. Having the involvement and support of big companies like Hertz can make all of the difference. It is this kind of support that is needed in order to get the market where it needs to be.
Hertz will also be showing off a lot of other services at SEMA. This includes services its Key2Key. For a full list of the service that Hertz will be showing off, users can visit the official website of the association.