International Rental News - March 2019
12 March 2019
Included in the issue:
Cramo goes digital; good vibes at the ARA Show; Kiloutou invests heavily; JCB wins patent case against Manitou; going ‘green’ at the EHS; record revenue for United Rentals.
- THE APPLETON COLUMN
Kevin Appleton considers the potential rewards and pitfalls of using pricing algorithms.
- PRODUCT UPDATE
New products from Skyjack, Atlas Copco, John Deere, Allmand, Mecalac and Glenn Pearson.
- ERA PAGE
The European Rental Association (ERA) invites you to join them at their annual convention, in Madrid.
- ROUSE PAGE
Used equipment values and other rental statistics from Rouse Services.
- SHOW GUIDE: BAUMA
Bauma has rolled around again, and following our preview of the exhibition in the January-February issue, we guide you through everything rental at the show.
- PREVIEW: ERA CONVENTION AND EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS
This year’s event will explore the theme of ‘Rental: a sharing economy’, and it will include the European Rental Awards 2019.
- INTERVIEW: KEVIN HOFFMAN
The American Rental Association’s 56th President and owner of A to Z RentAll, Kevin Hoffman, gives a small rental company’s perspective on the US rental industry.
- HYBRID AND ELECTRIC
The future of electric looks bright. IRN explores the latestdevelopments in the industry and asks whether electricreally will replace diesel.
- LIGHTING TOWERS
Lighting solutions might be reaching a tipping point. IRN looks at how the latest technological advances have been converging to open new possibilities.
- POWER TOOLS
Among the most recent developments in power tools, going cordless is an increasingly popular option.
- ERA TCO
The ERA reports on the recently upgraded version of itsonline total cost of ownership calculator.
- INTERVIEW: RENÉ DANIELSSON
Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe has been investing heavily in its dealer rental initiative. René Danielsson, Manager of Hitachi’s ‘Premium Rental’ programme in Europe, gives a progress update.