Zipcar Casestudy Essays and Term Papers

  • Zipcar

    The Computerworld Honors Program case study ORGANIZATION: Zipcar LOCATION: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States YEAR: 2006 STATUS: Laureate CATEGORY: Transportation NOMINATING COMPANY: Cingular Wireless PROJECT NAME: Car Sharing Summary Zipcar’s project is to create an alternative to car...

      4429 Words | 8 Pages   Sustainable transport, Carsharing, Zipcar, Hybrid electric vehicle

  • Zipcar

    Introduction Zipcar is a car-sharing organization that offers motor vehicle services to its members. This organization was started in January 2000 by Robin Chase and Antje Danielson. The current Chief Executive officer and Chairman of Zipcar is Scott Griffiths. The company has its headquarters...

      2995 Words | 8 Pages   Marketing, Zipcar, Carsharing, Strategic management

  • Zipcar

    Luis Carlos Jauregui Arrieta (May 31st, 2013)! How would you assess the overall validity of the Zipcar business idea? To asses the overall validity of the business idea, an analysis of the Zipcar case was conducted. The opportunity, the team involved in the venturing, their high potential and the...

      605 Words | 2 Pages   Break-even (economics), Revenue, Tax

  • Zipcar

    Car-sharing & Zipcar Back in 2000, in lieu of overcrowding in the US car rental market, Zipcar implemented a blue ocean strategy and established its car-sharing business as the dominant alternative to car ownership. Compared to car rentals firms that charge users on a per day basis, Zipcar offers users...

      2839 Words | 7 Pages   Carbon footprint, Zipcar, Carsharing, European Union

  • Zipcar

    FRANCES X. FREI Zipcar: Influencing Customer Behavior Do No In Brookline Sal Fishman glanced nervously at his Iron Man-branded “expedition” watch as 3:30 pm approached. He was confident that the watch had helped him communicate vitality and focus during his two-hour interview with representatives...

      2337 Words | 12 Pages   Zipcar, Carsharing

  • Zipcar

    Zipcar Executive Action Summary Zipcar has a challenge beyond profitability. It needs to innovate in two ways: technology wise, and consumer service wise. As of September 2000 Zipcar has managed to start operations and gain subscribers in a constantly increasing rate. However we will analyze some...

      770 Words | 3 Pages   Customer attrition, First-mover advantage

  • Zipcar

    Zipcar: “It’s Not about Cars – It’s about Urban Life” Zipcar’s service is the benefit of having a car, without actually owning one yourself. Zipcar first started out with the focus on the green-minded customers using promotional pitches such as “We <3 Earth.” It wasn’t long before CEO Scott Griffith...

      1120 Words | 4 Pages   Zipcar, Carsharing

  • Zipcar

    Porter’s five forces applied to Zipcar Threat of new entrants: Potential new entrants include existing car rental firms, companies that currently supply cars to car-sharing businesses (such as Volkswagen), and new start-up car-sharing ventures. As Zipcar is operating in only Boston, there are opportunities...

      1546 Words | 5 Pages   Porter five forces analysis, Carsharing, Subscription business model, Zipcar

  • Zipcar

    Business model of Zipcar and its evolution from December 1999 to May 2000 The conceptual business model for Zipcar can be briefly summarized as offering a flexible car sharing service for urban residents. Whereas this describes the nature of the business and the target market, Zipcar's revenue model...

      660 Words | 2 Pages   Fuel economy in automobiles

  • CASESTUDY

    I. Executive Summary The Progressive Corporation is one of the largest providers of car insurance in the United States. The company also insures motorcycles, boats, RVs and commercial vehicles, and provides home insurance through select companies. Progressive has expanded internationally as well, offering...

      4302 Words | 22 Pages   Case study, Insurance, Explanation, Microsoft SQL Server

  • Zipcar

    Introduction In 2000, Inspired by car-sharing concept in Europe, Chase and Danielson started Zipcar to pursue the opportunity of car sharing in U.S. market. By mid-October of 2000, Zipcar had enlisted nearly 250 members with 19 vehicles located throughout Boston. I will evaluate this potential venture...

      659 Words | 4 Pages   Carsharing, Finance, Zipcar, Strategic management

  • Zipcar

    Zipcar is in its early stage of development having created and tested the basic service and associated technology pertaining to car sharing and has also acquired customers. Chase has developed an aggressive growth model to create a profitable firm, however, there are certain key issues that need to be...

      1306 Words | 4 Pages   Mergers and acquisitions, Carsharing, Competition, Economic growth

  • Zipcar

    Zipcar, the fourth car-sharing organization in North America, was found by Robin Chase and Antje in January 2000. Zipcar provided short-term, on-demand use of private cars to their members who can use the car without the hassle factors of rental cars. By October 2000, the company had 19 vehicles, almost...

      408 Words | 1 Pages   Carsharing, Zipcar

  • Zipcar

    Zipcar 1Brief Introduction Zipcar, different from traditional rental car business, is a more cost- effective substitute to car ownership. Zipcar provides more than 30 models of self-service vehicles to residents and businesses looking for smart, simple and convenient solutions to their urban and campus...

      1057 Words | 5 Pages   Zipcar, Car rental, The Hertz Corporation

  • zipcar

    deposit: We believe that you need to waive off the initiation fee and security deposit, as convenience and cost savings are the main value drivers for Zipcar. We do realize that the deposit is currently essential for Zipcar’s operational structure, however, the benefits of waiving the fee can be realized...

      648 Words | 2 Pages   Fee, Flat rate

  • Zipcar

    The Zipcar business has been growing continuously. With Zipcar merging with Flexcar, it has become a leading car-sharing provider, while enhancing its experience in the market and providing more convenient access to customers. 

As mentioned previously, late return of cars has been a major problem for...

      297 Words | 1 Pages   Carsharing

  • Casestudy

    e What business communication media you will utilize if you have to launch a soap in rural India? Electronic communication: Electronic communication is the modern way of communication that includes electronics and latest technology for communicating such as teleconferencing e-mail, etc. example...

      276 Words | 2 Pages   Advertising

  • casestudy

    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz The break-even analysis indicates that $1.1 million in sales per year will be needed to reach the break-even point. Fixed costs are estimated at $150,000. Variable costs are 40% of sales, therefore sales of $1.0 million will be sufficient to pay for the fixed and variable...

      273 Words | 1 Pages   Corporate social responsibility, Retail, Strategic management, Marketing

  • Casestudy

     The Case Study of Caylee Anthony Amber Vigor ITT Technical Institute Forensic Technology 04/01/2015 On July 15, 2008, Cynthia Anthony, mother of Casey Anthony and grandmother of Caylee Anthony, called 911 to report Casey Anthony for stealing a vehicle and money (Washington DC, 2009)...

      2352 Words | 10 Pages   Death of Caylee Anthony

  • Zipcar

    The Zipcar idea was brought to the US by Antje Danielson. Antje had recently traveled to Germany where she saw the car sharing concept in action. She felt this same idea could be adopted in urban areas of the US. Robin Chase would be Antje's business partner who would ultimately bring her idea to...

      562 Words | 2 Pages   Zipcar

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