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Zipcar Casestudy Essays and Term Papers

  • Casestudy

    Assignment #1: "IT Doesn't Matter" by Nicholas Carr Nicholas Carr wrote an article entitled IT Doesn't Matter at first; it reads controversial and needs full of interpretations for the readers. As we read the entire story, the author might have a different interpretation of IT and probably points...

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    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...

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  • 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...

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    SEPTEMBER 20, 2011, 7:00 AM My Struggle With Pricing By PAUL DOWNS We had plenty of inquiries, but no sales in the last week of August and the first two weeks of September. Frankly, I'm a little bit nervous. Dry patches are not unheard of in this business, but three weeks is about as long as I...

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  • Zipcar

    1.- Zipcar was founded by Robin Chase, CEO of the company, and her cofounder Antje Danielson. Both, Chase with her knowledge in business and management and Danielson with her car experience and connections in the car industry, developed a business plan, got financial support and started Zipcar. But...

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  • Zipcar

    Industry Profile The principle of carsharing is simple: households and businesses gain the benefit of private vehicle use without bearing the costs and responsibilities of ownership. Generally, participants are required to pay a onetime or annual membership fee, and then pay a predetermined rate each...

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  • 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...

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  • Casestudy

    I. My Case Study • Name is K.M., is five years and five months old • K.M has been at our Mother’s Day Out since March 2006 • K.M is a boy • K.M has one sister • K.M lives with both biological parents K.M is a healthy boy who is energetic, happy, outgoing, and very outspoken with a ...

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  • Casestudy

    Comparison of Finance Bill and Finance Act Definition of Finance Bill: A government budget is a legal document that is often passed by the legislature and approved by the chief executive or president of Pakistan. Definition of Finance Act: An annual act of parliament which gives the government...

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  • Zipcar

    Vehicle Locations & Parking Carsharing depends on creating a network of closely-spaced vehicles providing easy access to the greatest number of people. At the present stage in the development of carsharing, this tends to be close-in urban neighborhoods and downtown districts, particularly those...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Zipcar

    PROFIT | 70,253 | 498,418 | 725,917 | 904,643 | 1053,688 | Pros of Zipcar Value proposition: In large cities, owning a car can be expensive and wasteful (surveys show that a typical car will remain idle 90% of the time). But with Zipcar, a customer can save up to 70% of the total transportation costs...

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    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...

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    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...

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  • 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...

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  • Casestudy

    1. Project Title: 2. Executive Summary 3. Limitations 4. Literature Review 5. Brand: (eg PTCL, Nestle, Ufone, Samsung, Zara, Sunsilk, Pantene ...) 5.1 Brand Introduction: (launching in Pakistan and for international brands just the company overview that do not exist in Pakistan) A brief timeline...

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    CHAPTER 8 : CONTROLLING Controlling - is the last basic function of the manager. - as a systematic effort to set performance standards with planning objectives. - to design information feedback system - to compare actual performance with those predetermined standards. - the process of assuring...

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