Mobile Equipment Rental Software: Tech Trends Spotlight

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Technology is changing the way we do business in the equipment rental industry. The era of tethered workstations to write up contracts or a face-to-face discussion and handshake with each transaction is gone. The rental industry has turned to technology to increase efficiency, save time and money, and capture the ability to meet and serve … Continued

7 Investment Factors to Consider Before Investing in Equipment Rental ERP

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If you find yourself regularly searching the internet for workarounds to make your different equipment rental software systems work together, there’s a good chance your current infrastructure for managing your rental equipment, business financials, inventory, and reporting are not working that well together. If your existing systems are causing you and your staff headaches and … Continued

Document Management for the Equipment Rental Industry: Tech Trends Spotlight

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If you own or work in an equipment rental company, you know changes happen constantly and with little warning. Rental companies that want to stay competitive must prioritize supplying the best rental offerings and superbly maintaining them while finding ways to avoid additional costs whenever possible. It’s no easy feat.   Along with staying on top … Continued

Top 7 Articles to Help Advance Your Equipment Rental Operations

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As an owner or operator of an equipment rental business in North America, you know how important it has been for your company to stay agile and evolve with current market trends and new industry technology.   The rental business is already a challenging sector to stay ahead in, but after the recent worldwide pandemic shutdowns … Continued

EDI and Web Services for the Equipment Rental Industry: Tech Trends Spotlight

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To operate effectively, most rental companies require a way to communicate electronically and exchange data quickly with vendors and customers. Obtaining or providing critical information from and to customers—such as current or obsolete part numbers, pricing, and warranty claim information—can often be the factor that puts some rental organizations ahead of their competitors.  Traditional Data Exchange Processes Cost More Time and Money Traditionally, this information was communicated on paper, usually in the form of purchase orders and invoices. The buyer … Continued

Equipment Rental Trends: State of the North American Industry

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The global pandemic has had a major impact on the equipment rental and event industry. While 2020 was a challenging year for everyone, rental companies are starting to see signs of recovery and improvement as COVID-19 restrictions lift. After recently attending a rental analytics webinar from the American Rental Association (ARA), we learned a lot … Continued

Key Considerations When Evaluating Equipment Rental Accounting Software

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When it comes to choosing your accounting software, the decision may not always be clear-cut. How do you know what will be a good fit for your business with so many options on the market?   There are many factors to consider—and not all equipment rental software companies will be forthcoming with the information you need … Continued

Why You Need to Ditch Excel Equipment Rental Spreadsheets to Boost Profits

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If your business rents equipment, whether heavy construction, trucks or vans, tools, or other equipment, it’s time to face the fact that you need a much better way to track it than an Excel spreadsheet. Sure, spreadsheets are great tools for managing certain data pieces, but they fall significantly short when it comes to rental equipment. Read on to find out why and what you should … Continued

The Fastest Ways to Increase Equipment Rental Business Profitability

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It’s a challenging time to be in the equipment rental business. The global pandemic has had a significant impact on the economy, causing shifts in demand and revenue for the equipment rental and service industry as a whole. From heavy equipment and construction to oilfield service equipment, rental companies have had to reassess and readjust their strategy, offerings, and overall operations to stay in business.   Recessions, with … Continued