Company Overview

Budget Truck Rental is a leading truck rental company in the United States, serving both the consumer and light commercial sectors. Budget Truck Rental operates through a network of more than 1,600 corporate-owned and dealer locations throughout the continental United States. Budget Truck Rental is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR).


Budget Truck Rental History


1998

Budget Group, Inc. acquires Ryder TRS, Inc. and combines it with Budget Truck Rental to form the Budget Truck Group in June.

2001

Budget’s Truck Rental’s first 700 newly-designed, blue trucks are released from the manufacturing plant.

2002

Ryder TRS, Inc. is officially integrated with Budget Truck Rental, under one brand name, during the first quarter.

Budget Truck Rental begins to retire the Ryder TRS bright-yellow trademarked trucks from the fleet, and replaces them with new, blue Budget trucks.

From coast to coast, Ryder TRS signs are replaced with new Budget signs.

Budget enters into a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of its car and truck operations to Cendant Corporation. On November 22, the sale to Cendant is complete.

2003

20,000 former Ryder trucks are re-designed and introduced into the rental fleet with new Budget logos

2006

Cendant Corporation separated into four independent companies: Realogy, Wyndham Worldwide, Travelport and Avis Budget Group, Inc. Through this separation, Budget Truck Rental is part of Budget Rent A Car System Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group.
Budget Truck publishes a new comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself moving, available free at any Budget Truck Rental location.

2008

Budget Truck introduces where2® Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices with guidance by Garmin®, making it the first consumer truck rental company to offer GPS devices.

2009

Budget Truck Rental establishes a new relationship with AARP to provide AARP members with savings..

2012

Budget Truck Rental and Extra Space Storage team up to provide customers with additional convenience and reliability. Under the new agreement, select Extra Space Storage locations across the United States will feature Budget rental trucks on site to meet customers’ storage and transportation needs.


Headquarters


6 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ  07054


About the Budget Truck Rental Fleet


Budget Truck Rental has a fleet of approximately 27,000 trucks. Sizes include:

Truck size

12-Foot Truck

16-Foot Truck

24-Foot Truck

26-Foot Truck

Capacity

1-2 rooms (small apartment)

3-4 rooms (1-2 bedrooms)

5-8 rooms (3-4 bedrooms)

5-8 rooms (3-4 bedrooms)

Nearly all trucks have a variety of driver-friendly features including air conditioning, automatic transmissions, power steering, power brakes, AM/FM stereos. Walk ramps or lift-gates are available on most models.

Budget also offers a full line of moving supplies to assist truck rental customers before and during their moves. These supplies include:


Boxes in a variety of sizes

Packing tape

Rope

Packing paper

Mattress bags

Bubble wrap

Box markers

Work gloves

Furniture pads

Packing peanuts

Box knives

Tape dispensers

Tow dollies

Padlocks

Hand trucks


Budget Web Sites



For Media Relations Inquiries


(973)496-3916 or pr@avisbudget.com


For Reservations


In the U.S....................................800-GO-BUDGET


24-hour Truck Roadside Care


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