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Emmanuel Scuto
CEO & Founder of WeYield

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Welcome to another episode of our podcast, hosted by Emmanuel Scuto, the CEO and founder of WeYield, the leading revenue management company specializing in the car rental industry.
In this episode, Emmanuel invites listeners to explore the dynamic relationship between brokers and car rental companies, offering profound insights into their coexistence within the industry.

Emmanuel delves deep into the intricacies of this relationship, providing a nuanced understanding from both perspectives. He not only illuminates the fundamental differences between car rental operators and brokers but also offers invaluable recommendations for navigating and optimizing this dynamic, often influenced by power dynamics.

Whether you're a seasoned industry professional or an aspiring entrepreneur in the car rental sector, this episode promises to deliver valuable perspectives and actionable strategies for navigating the intricate landscape of broker-car rental company relationships. Tune in for a thought-provoking discussion that could revolutionize your approach to business management in this domain.

📌 Here's a breakdown of the engaging discussion:

  • Introduction (00:50): Emmanuel sets the stage by contextualizing the discussion and outlining the key distinctions between car rental operators and brokers, sharing his unique insights into the matter.
  • Definitions (02:04): Clarification of essential terms and concepts ensures a shared understanding among listeners, laying the groundwork for a meaningful dialogue.
  • Historical Context (03:34): A brief exploration of the historical trajectories of car rental operators (Sixt, Hertz, Avis, Europcar) and online travel agencies (OTAs) like Expedia and Last Minute, alongside prominent brokers such as Booking.com, Rentalcars, and Cartrawler.
  • Contrasts (07:16): Emmanuel sheds light on the disparities between brokers and car rental operators, highlighting the divergent approaches and priorities that shape their operations.
  • Supply Pressures (14:00): An in-depth examination of the challenges and pressures faced by car rental operators, particularly in fleet management amidst evolving market dynamics.
  • WeYield Insights (15:40): Practical tips from WeYield on effectively monitoring broker performance, including key metrics like activity volume and cancellation rates. (For more detailed insights, visit www.weyield.io/)
Emmanuel Scuto
CEO & Founder of WeYield

Meet our guest

Emmanuel Scuto

CEO & Founder of WeYield

Emmanuel Scuto
CEO of WeYield & Podcaster

🎙️ As the host of The Revenue Machine podcast, I am passionate about transforming the car rental industry through Yield, Revenue Management, and new technologies. Entrepreneur since 2007, I founded WeYield to empower and, more importantly, to provide greater freedom to all entrepreneurs and professionals in the Mobility sector.

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