Sixt and Kulp car rentals join forces
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florica – "We are thrilled to have Kulp Car Rentals join the Sixt franchise system.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florica – “We are thrilled to have Kulp Car Rentals join the Sixt franchise system. Kulp’s plan to expand into the Philadelphia market will accelerate Sixt’s growth in the region as we continue to build momentum throughout the US. Kulp is a family-run business like Sixt that has been providing fantastic service throughout their existing network, and we know they will bring the same commitment to the Philadelphia market,” said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt, commenting on the announcement of a franchise agreement with Kulp Car Rentals.
Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA LLC) announce the signing of a franchise agreement with Kulp Car Rentals. Kulp Car Rentals will open a new Sixt franchise to service Philadelphia International Airport and also plans to open additional franchise locations in Philadelphia. Sixt continues to seek growth-oriented entrepreneurs in an initiative to expand its franchise network into the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America as part of its effort to further internationalize the group’s business.
“We are looking forward to expanding into the airport car rental market with Sixt. We are confident that Sixt’s premium strategy, global customer base, and proven franchise system will help us build a strong business in Philadelphia,” commented Mike Kulp, President and CFO of Kulp. “Expanding our business beyond the replacement rental market is a goal of ours and we feel a Sixt franchise is the best possible choice to facilitate our expansion.”
Independent car rental operators, car dealership owners, and entrepreneurs are great candidates for Sixt franchises. Sixt is Germany’s leading mobility service provider with a presence in more than 100 countries worldwide. The Sixt franchise system is a proven international success, with more than 80 master franchisees operating from nearly 1,100 worldwide locations. In the U.S., Sixt franchisees are already operating locations in nine states. Sixt also operates corporate branches in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Atlanta, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Knoxville and Seattle (sixt.com). Sixt plans to further expand in the U.S. with a step by step, measured approach of both franchise and corporate expansion.