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

Comparing Software for Equipment Rental Companies: Selecting the Right Technology for Your Business

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Software for Equipment Rental Companies: Selecting the Right Technology for Your Business  With e-commerce and remote work playing a larger role in operations, modern businesses have more responsibility to keep up with the pace of technology at an earlier stage of growth than the corporate giants that came before them. The need to stay competitive … Continued

Selecting the Right Business Management Software: The 3 Tiers of ERP Explained

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Choosing the right ERP solution to grow your small to mid-size business can increase your productivity, profitability, and customer experience. You’ll need to start by identifying the level and type of ERP that best fits your business. Here we outline how to define and distinguish the three tiers of ERP to help you get started.  … Continued

Open Door Announces Roll Out of New Market Focused Website

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ALBERTA, CANADA – Open Door Technology announces the launch of their new digital home www.opendoorerp.com.   As the company evolves to offer an extended breadth of business technology solutions and services to the North American market, Open Door saw the opportunity to bring their previous websites together to deliver a cohesive package that better demonstrated their value.    … Continued

Field Ticketing Software: 6 Tips to Avoid Dragging Behind Competitors

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Oilfield service, construction, and equipment maintenance industries all rely on field ticketing software to operate and prosper. Without it, they are forced to rely on manual methods of capturing data in the field, communicating with field technicians, managing jobs, and financial reporting.   On a jobsite, managing job details, sending out physical paperwork, approving paperwork, and receiving it back on time can be hard while working in multiple remote locations. If items fall through the cracks, the job is affected, the invoice is wrong or delayed, and you lose money—and … Continued

Software for Equipment Rental Companies: What’s the Cloud Hype?

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Faced with rising competition, equipment utilization, and new customer demands, equipment rental companies are looking for a way to keep up with change while growing their business.  Like most industries, many rental companies have traditionally relied on standalone systems and on-premise infrastructure to run their business. After investing in the software, hardware, maintenance, and often costly upgrades associated with them, they end up experiencing the headaches that come with … Continued

Cloud Solution Specialist Open Door Achieves New Microsoft Advanced Specialization

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Summary: Open Door Technology attains new advanced Microsoft cloud specialization.   ALBERTA, CANADA — Adding to their Gold and Silver Microsoft Competencies list, Open Door Technology announces today that they have achieved the Small and Midsized Business Management Advanced Specialization.   By achieving this Advanced Specialization for the SMB market, Open Door demonstrates its ongoing commitment to … 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

What’s New in the 2021 Business Central Release Wave 1

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Dynamics 365 Business Central continues to evolve into a solid and impressive modern ERP cloud-based solution. With each new release, we’ve seen how Microsoft prioritizes and improves the client experience and end-user productivity. The Business Central 2021 Wave 1 release includes some helpful functionality improvements that further strengthen Microsoft’s foundation in integration, administration, performance, and reliability. … Continued