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Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

Yes, its that time already. We haven't got the mince pies open just yet, but we wanted to give you as much notice as possible of our Christmas opening times.

25th December - Closed26th December - Closed27th December - Restricted hours 10.00 - 15:0030th & 31st December - Restricted hours 10.00 - 15:001st January - Closed.2nd January - Open as...

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BVRLA acknowledges broker best practice.

BVRLA acknowledges broker best practice.

The BVRLA has welcomed Fownd as its first ever rental broker member. Established in 1967, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association is the trade body for companies engaged in leasing and rental of cars and commercial vehicles.

Brokers are an important extra sales channel for the vehicle rental industry, buying and reselling rentals and providing customers with a range of comparable deals.All BVRLA rental brokers will have...

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BANK HOLIDAY - OPENING HOURS

BANK HOLIDAY - OPENING HOURS

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of our reduced hours over the upcoming Bank Holiday. Fownd will be closed on Monday 26th August, re-opening for business at 08.30 on Tuesday 27th August 2013

If you have vehicles on rent during this period, any amendments, extensions or terminations for vehicles need to be passed to the Reservations Team before 12:00 p.m. on the preceding Friday (23rd...

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Mini lease deals updated

Mini lease deals updated

We have updated our special mini lease deals for August. Do you have some new starters and are looking for an alternative to daily rental?

Fownd Mini lease is a great alternative for that period between renting for a few weeks, to going full contract hire. With leases typically lasting 3 to 6 months its a great way to keep your new...

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VEHICLE BROKER USES LATEST TECHNOLOGY FOR SPEEDY SERVICES

VEHICLE BROKER USES LATEST TECHNOLOGY FOR SPEEDY SERVICES

Fownd, the vehicle hire, mini lease and fleet management company, is partnering with system provider Fleetondemand (FOD) to radically streamline its vehicle rental administration.

FOD’s software enables real-time availability of vehicles so fleet operators find what they want sooner. The Birmingham-based company hires out a wide range of vehicles including the...

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CLEVER CUTS SLASH VEHICLE HIRE COSTS

CLEVER CUTS SLASH VEHICLE HIRE COSTS

MAN Commercial Protection - a nationwide provider of security services - has reduced bills by using Fownd which negotiates deals with a wide variety of vehicle hire companies.

Chris Smith, operations director of MAN Commercial Protection, says: “We do events all around the world and work with some of the most demanding clients in the business such as the...

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Amy's Maracas = Great customer care

Amy's Maracas = Great customer care

Fownd has always taken great pride in the customer service we provide. We have the view that this comes from the values that our staff up hold, it has to be in their DNA to help people.

This month we are profiling one of our newest customer service agents, Amy Holtom.Age: 20Role: Customer Service (Vehicle Reservation Team)Special attributes: Know’s which plaster to use when...

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Suppliers have a critical role to play

Suppliers have a critical role to play

Does your vehicle hire provider add value to your business?

These days its not enough for suppliers to simply supply. Unless your chosen daily rental supplier is adding value, then you might as well be using a car sharing club for all the help you are...

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