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Car Rental System and Smartphone Apps Making the Difference

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With faster changing technology, a new management mindset is bringing about a revolution in the way cars can be let out and hired. Software packages for car rental solutions is not only helping in administration but also generating new business ideas. Entrepreneurs are surprising entrenched businesses with shockingly simple ideas and their easy application.

Understanding On-Demand Car Rental

New management approaches with innovative online car rental solutions software packages is generating many a successful entrepreneur. These simple and quick ideas do not require entrepreneurs to start up a separate carshare company or spend heavily on marketing. Changing entrenched mindsets is all that is required to succeed in today’s extra receptive consumer market place. Conventional car rental operators are well rooted in carsharing technology and fleet management the traditional way. One reason is putting ‘trust’ in customers, hesitating over concern of not seeing the car in the end. On-demand business model reduces overheads greatly.

This new approach requires vehicle equipped with hardware and software. Software must integrate with back-office rental process or fleet management as well as companies’ consumer-facing web presence. Many older-generation car rental organizations are reluctant to take this important step forward. There main concerns run something like this. They will need precise fuel metering from telematics systems to pass on fuel costs to customer. Since car rental systemtransactions are no longer over the counter, but at remote places, cars will need servicing and cleaning. Remote car rental bookings and execution of transaction by customers themselves will require addressing enhanced security issues.

Businesses will have to optimize their web presence to include on-demand vehicles. They will have to include mobile devices and smartphone apps to allow consumers book their requirements on the fly. Businesses in pursuit of optimizing utilization and profits with have to search out the best places to put their cars. The challenge lies in identifying and exploring the right spots for business.

Utilization versus Availability

Every business has to deal with its own demand and supply statistics. On-demand car rental may be no different for keeping high utilization at the same time ensuring accessibility. The problem of locations with zero cars is as much a reality for any type of on-demand, carshare or self-services car rentals. Ensuring availability may become the prime concern and of greater importance irrespective of the latest car rental systems software packages used.

Traditional car rental companies point out problems with reservations process. A web presence accepts overbooking and company usually puts renters into different car classes for flexible reservation fulfilment. Taking a car off the website is not feasible. The company would have to move in a replacement at the location before the next rental reservation starts

An App for That

Consumers needing cars by the hour are satisfied with newer technology that includes hardware in cars and customer smartphone apps, which manages their rental process. Technology liberates creating, consuming and sharing information for almost any task for services.

The future indicators point to fewer people owning cars outright. Even manufacturers are announcing systems where up to four people can share a vehicle for up to two years. In view of this fact and online car rental systemsoftware as well as smartphone apps playing their technology roles, carsharing and self-service are expected to increase exponentially.

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John Smith is a business associate at Car Renting Solution with a past experience as a technical consultant.

He holds interest in writing technicalarticles and love interacting with people to expand his industry contacts. He always keep positive approach towards work which helps to achieve expected results. He is a foody and passion for playing biking while away from desk. Likes building social connection so let’s connect on Facebook.

A very Passionate and Professional blogger. Writing for Biz 2 Communities.I love to research about technology and share my reviews with community. My goal is to provide articles about technology that definitely blow the minds and keep you update of latest trends and future technologies.

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Four Indian police, two militants killed in Kashmir attack: police

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SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Four Indian paramilitary policemen and two militants were killed in a gunbattle that ensued after militants stormed into a police training center in Kashmir on Sunday, a police official said.

At least two militants entered the building at around 2:30 a.m. at Letpora, south of Srinagar, Rajesh Yadhav, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) spokesman told Reuters.

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The militants fired indiscriminately and lobbed grenades before heading into the center, Yadhav said.

He said two militants and four police were killed in the gunbattle.

SN Srinvastav, special director general of the CRPF, said that there could be one or more militants still hiding.

“We hope that we will conclude the operation as soon as possible”, he said.

S P Vaid, director general of Jammu and Kashmir police, said that a search operation was going on, adding that they had received tip-offs about an impending militant strike in the Kashmir for the past three days.

“They (militants) were trying. They probably could not get a place and time earlier. So, they struck last night,” Vaid said.

Militants have targeted police camps in Kashmir in recent months. Eight Indian police officials were killed when Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attacked a security camp in southern Kashmir in August.

Indian troops have killed 206 militants this year, Vaid said. Last year’s total was 150.

India accuses Pakistan of training and arming militants and helping them infiltrate across the Line of Control that divides Kashmir. Pakistan denies those allegations.

The South Asian neighbors have fought two of their three wars since independence in 1947 over Muslim-majority Kashmir, which they both claim in full but rule in part.

Writing by Sudarshan Varadhan; Editing by Alison Williams

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New year could bring record low temperatures to U.S. Midwest, East Coast

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(Reuters) – Bitterly cold weather will usher in the new year for much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains this weekend, bringing record low temperatures to the Midwest, making travel difficult and putting a chill on New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The mercury in New York City’s Times Square was expected to drop to about 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12 Celsius) with a wind chill at nearly 0 F (minus 18C) during the final hours of 2017, the National Weather Service said, testing the willpower of hundreds of thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers.

In the heartland, next week could bring low temperatures last recorded 130 years ago to parts of Nebraska, said David Eastlack, a meteorologist with the weather service. That includes a record low for the date of minus 22F (minus 30C) for Tuesday.

“The bitter cold is going to be dangerous,” he said in a phone interview, warning residents of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa to avoid venturing outside or taking a car trip. He said that the wind chills will be near minus 35F (minus 37C), a level when frostbite could set in within 10 minutes.
People cross 6th Avenue and 42nd Street as a cold weather front hits the region, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 30, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The weather service predicted lows would hit minus 20F to minus 30F (minus 7C to -34C) from Montana into the Dakotas and Minnesota, well below average.

Temperatures could drop to around 0 F (minus 18C) as far south as the northern border of Oklahoma on New Year’s Day, and into the minus 30s near the Canadian border on Sunday and Monday, the service said.

The arctic air from Canada will also bring subfreezing temperatures to U.S. Gulf Coast cities such as Biloxi, Mississippi.

 Icy roads will make travel difficult over much of the United States, from the south-central states of Texas and Oklahoma and eastward over Arkansas, northern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama through the New Year’s weekend, the private AccuWeather forecasting service said.

Weather was expected to remain much more mild on the West Coast, with temperatures forecast in the low 70s in Los Angeles over the next few days.

Reporting by Bernie Woodall in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Dan Whitcomb in Los Angeles; editing by Diane Craft and Jonathan Oatis

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How to Choose the Right Lipstick According to Your Skin

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A lot of people choose the right lipstick thinking by randomly going to a mall and selecting a shade the find attractive. Without applying them directly on their lips, they swatch a couple of colors on their wrist and think they find the right match. However, once they get home and apply the lipstick on their lips, the reflection they look in the mirror does not go according to their expectations. This is because the process through which they think they choose the right color is wrong.

Let is examine the right way of finding that one perfect shade according to your skin undertone that you can wear whenever you want. Follow the instructions below step by step.

See Your Skin Tone

The right way to do is to stand in front of a mirror and examine your skin too. Are you fair, light, tan, medium or dark? See if you get sunburn easily or you don’t get a burn at all? Do you get tanned easily or your skin is already tanned? Look for answers to these questions before jumping to the next step.

Undertone

Once you figure out the outer tone of your body, it is time to examine the undertone. Look for the color of your vein. We humans usually have three types of tones: warm, neutral, and cool. If your veins are blue or purple then you have a cool undertone. If your veins are green in color then your undertone is warm. However, if you can’t decide whether you have blue veins or green then you probably have neutral undertone.

Gold and Silver Jewelry

If you are still not able to figure out what undertone you have, you might as well switch to examining the kind of jewelry that fits best on your skin. Does your skin looks better when you wear a silver jewelry or are you more comfortable with gold? People who can easily sport these two are the ones with neutral undertone. Silver jewelry looks good on cool tone whilst gold on warm.

Everyday Color

Now let’s choose a lipstick for you. The best way is to find a color that is at least two shades darker than your lip color. Apply a lipstick you think is right on your lower lip and compare it with your bare natural upper lip. If you think that there is slightly difference, then you have found the perfect color. However, if there’s a lot of difference then you need more options. All users can get 20% Off on Teleflora Coupon Codes.

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