There’s no doubt that the last few weeks have created unprecedented challenges for every industry and business. Like many organisations, restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic means we’ve all had to find new ways of working together and I want to thank you for the trust you have placed in both Enterprise and SHB.
Transport and the movement of essential goods and services will play an incredibly important role over the coming weeks and I want to assure you that we will continue doing everything we can to ensure that you are able to continue delivering the vital services that are keeping Britain moving.
In fact, situations such as this highlight the importance of our ongoing strategy to continually look for new ways of providing even greater depth and breadth in our mobility offering and to evolve world-leading technologies that help our customers increase the overall efficiency of their fleet operations.
And so, whilst recognising how much pressure everyone is currently under, I would like to take a moment to talk about an important milestone for the SHB and Enterprise Flex-E-Rent® businesses as, today, we officially come together under one banner.
You’re no doubt aware the acquisition of SHB by Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Ltd was completed on the 2nd July 2019. In the days, weeks and months since we have taken great care, for the benefit of both businesses, their customers and their employees, to understand the potential impact of any decisions we are considering.
Our aim with the acquisition of SHB, and every day since, has been to create a combined entity that respects, and wherever possible, protects the best of both, to deliver a new business that is greater than the sum of its parts. A business that improves customer experience, capacity, fleet and technology.
Today, it is my privilege to officially welcome the employees and customers of SHB Hire to Enterprise Flex-E-Rent.
Keep well and thank you again,
Managing Director, Enterprise Flex-E-Rent