TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN
RIDGELAND, MS, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V) is pleased to announce that on February 9, 2015, U-Save Car & Truck Rental conducted its inaugural meeting of the newly reinstated Franchise Advisory Council. The Council will meet biannually, and will represent the U-Save franchisee body from the neighborhood and airport markets. U-Save is focused on expanding the franchise system both domestically and internationally. The Council will play a pivotal role in growing the brand.
The Council includes Reed Cook of South Carolina, Casey Skelton of Mississippi, Eduardo Guzowski of Costa Rica, Tom Mellett of Pennsylvania, Mark Harmon of Arkansas, Sean Cox of Colorado, and Steve Landrum of Mississippi.
"The most dynamic improvements to our products and services come from our Franchisees," says Brad Kjar, Director of Operations. "We are looking forward to working with this diverse group of owners as we enhance our owners' value, as well as that of our future owners."
FSNA is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company and its subsidiaries own the following brands: U-Save Car & Truck Rental® ("U-Save"), U-Save Car Sales, Rent-A-Wreck® of Canada, PractiCar®, Auto Rental Resource Center ("ARRC"), Xpress Rent A Car, Sonoran National Insurance Group and Peakstone Financial Services.
U-Save, together with its subsidiary ARRC, has over 900 locations throughout the United States and is one of North America's largest franchise car rental companies. U-Save currently services 19 airport markets in 13 different states. Although primarily based in the United States, U-Save has 18 international locations in Mexico, Greece, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Practicar Systems Inc. owns the rights to the Rent-A-Wreck and the PractiCar trademarks for all of Canada. The Rent-A-Wreck system operates a network of 61 franchise locations from coast-to-coast in Canada, providing a range of vehicle rental, leasing and sales options to its customers. The Rent-A-Wreck system has been in continuous operation in Canada since 1976.
With more than 150 years of combined insurance experience, Sonoran National Insurance Group is licensed in all 50 states and serves customers in every part of the country. Sonoran provides an entire range of business and personal insurance solutions customized to the needs of its clients.
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SOURCE Franchise Services of North America Inc.
For further information: on FSNA or any of its operating subsidiaries, please contact: Thomas P. McDonnell, III, Franchise Services of North America Inc., (601) 713-4333