Nexus Vehicle Rental is celebrating a record peak period, which saw the business facilitate 20,000 rental vehicles in just one day.
Nexus has seen a rising demand for daily rental, especially from logistics businesses and couriers that need to scale-up their fleets quickly to meet customer expectations, which now include same-day-delivery and even same-day returns.
Operating a supply chain of 550,000 vehicles from over 2,000 locations, from electric cars to 32-tonne refuse vehicles, Nexus uses technology to connect customers to any vehicle, anywhere, anytime.
It can usually deliver vehicles within two hours of a booking being made through its rental booking and management platform, IRIS.
David Brennan (pictured), CEO at Nexus Vehicle Rental, said: “To achieve 20,000 rental bookings on a single day during our peak period is a great success for Nexus.
“Every year the amount spent online during Christmas increases and with it the demand for a fleet of vehicles needed to distribute goods across the country.
“Each year, we see couriers, waste removal and logistics companies faced with increasing pressures to meet the expectations of both retailers and consumers. This is where Nexus has been able to plug the gap, by providing companies with flexible rental solutions, enabling our clients to expand their fleets at busier times and scale back in quieter periods.”
Each year Nexus manages 200,000 individual vehicles on behalf of clients, including 66,000 commercial vehicles and 6,000 HGVs following a dedicated HGV rental booking platform launched in 2017.