Neil Abrams, formerly of the Hertz Corporation, established ABRAMS CONSULTING GROUP, INC., a car rental consulting and travel market research organization in 1982, in response to the changing landscape and competitive climate of the U.S. auto rental industry that was taking shape in the early '80's. Since that time, ABRAMS CONSULTING GROUP [ACG]), based in Purchase, New York, has become the leading specialized consultancy providing management services to auto rental operators and systems throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as to vendors and suppliers to the industry. Under the ACG umbrella, ABRAMS CONSULTING INTERNATIONAL, an ACG subsidiary, advises and supports auto rental, travel service, and transportation-related companies worldwide; ABRAMS TRAVEL DATA SERVICES, another business unit, based in Los Angeles, is a specialized travel market research company. Finally, in September of 2003, ABRAMS TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY SERVICES was launched -- a unit specializing in car rental technology consulting services.
The scope of Mr. Abrams' consulting projects conducted for his clients falls under the general categories of business development, strategic planning, and organizational development; specifically, management controls and systems, operations analysis, business performance measurement, business plan preparation, market and sales development, competitive analysis, yield management, and revenue/profit maximization. Market research services include consumer and business to business surveys; performance benchmarking; airport, local market, travel, and transportation data; market trends forecasting; pricing and cost databases; and customized research. The full inventory of ACG's products can be found at the company's website at http://www.abramsconsulting.com.
As a leading independent expert on the dynamics of the auto rental business domestically and internationally, Mr. Abrams' opinions, projections, and insights are frequently referenced and recognized by industry observers and analysts. He:
Mr. Abrams earned a Masters of Business Administration Degree in 1973 at the Bernard Baruch Graduate School of Business Administration in New York City. He presently resides in Rye Brook, NY, in Westchester County, and works out of the offices of Abrams Consulting Group, Inc., 3020 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, NY, also in Westchester County. He can be reached by phone at 914-696-5100, fax 914-696-5101 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.