In many of the business areas of freefloating Car-Sharing providers, there is often an imbalance in demand in terms of both space and time, which results in particular challenges for Car-Sharing providers. For example, on a working day, the demand for trips to the city in the morning is relatively high, whereas on a Sunday morning it is rather low. This results in the following challenges:
These challenges are currently being met with complex and expensive relocation (drives for repositioning are carried out by own staff).
May 2018 – April 2020
Development of suitable methods for optimal pricing in order to achieve a balanced system even with fewer drives for repositioning.