All Rental Management Articles

Hubertus Marx retires from Liebherr Mietpartner
Hubertus Marx, who led the development of Liebherr’s Mietpartner rental business for 12 years, retired at the end of 2009 after a 47 year career in the construction equipment and rental industry.
Atlas Copco Specialty Rentals chooses Wynne Systems for software
Atlas Copco Specialty Rental has completed the implementation of Wynne Systems' RentalMan software system for its operations in the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and Australia. The system will be installed in Germany, Portugal, Spain and Italy in 2010.  
Atlas Copco utilizes Wynne software
Atlas Copco's Specialty Rental Division has begun using Wynne System Group's RentalMan software for its global operations.
Wynne appoints project manager for Europe
US rental software company Wynne Systems has appointed Erwin Luijten as senior project manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, based at Wynne’s Antwerp office in Belgium. He will report to Kris Brusselmans, Wynne’s general manager for the region.
Result Group responds to recession with 'flexible' sales approach
Result Group has responded to the recession in the world’s major rental markets by launching an ‘Open Options’ initiative designed to make it easier for cash-strapped companies to invest in rental software.
Solutions by Computer launches SaaS software option
US rental software company Solutions by Computer is launching a Software as a Service (SaaS) version of its Enfinity rental management system.
New Holland launches rental booking service in Germany
New Holland has launched a rental booking service for equipment end users in Germany. The New Rent programme allows customers to book a rental online or to talk to an operator and supports the rental services being offered by its dealers.
Godwin completes rentalresult software implementation
Godwin Pumps in the US has completed implementation of Result Group’s rentalresult rental software system.
BigMat expands rental franchise network in Italy
Italian building materials franchiser BigMat continues to expand its BigRent branded rental operation in Italy, with 20 of its 100 members now offering rental services in the counry and plans for a further ten to enlist during 2010.
New challenger: IRN talks to Milan Balac, of Dubai's Rental Solutions & Services
Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) in Dubai is a fast growing power and temperature control rental company with global ambitions. Murray Pollok spoke to managing director Milan Balac about power rental opportunities, and a certain rental competitor…
Consultant Peter Thomas outlines the essentials of due diligence for rental acquisitions
Further consolidation of the rental sector is widely anticipated when the market emerges from recession. But has the recession changed the essentials of due diligence? It’s a question for both potential buyers and sellers of businesses, writes Peter Thomas of consultancy Will Leftwich Associates.
Broader horizons: Anders Collman on Cramo's corporate social responsibility
Cramo is one of the leading equipment rental companies in Europe. Being a player in a very ‘masculine’ industry, Anders Collman, head of corporate communications, was looking for a business-related corporate social responsibility (CSR) project that would add human values to the company’s image and appeal to younger people with a social conscience. Here, he describes the charity in the Ukraine that Cramo is now supporting.
A-Plant provides drivers with hand-held computers
A-Plant has invested in 270 hand-held computers for delivery drivers that are helping the company demonstrate to major customers that it is meeting agreed levels of service.
RSC offers customers machine emissions data
RSC Equipment Rental is offering customers an equipment emissions tracking service that will automatically calculate greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions from its diesel powered equipment.
Former NES executive creates rental marketing company
Mike Disser, a former NES Rentals executive in the US, has formed a marketing consultancy business and is targeting the rental sector as well as other businesses.
Cummins changes strategy on rental market
Cummins Power Generation, the Cummins division that operates a power rental business, has confirmed that it will focus on being a supplier to the rental sector rather than a major rental provider in its own right.
Insurance company warns renters to be more vigilant
One of Europe’s largest insurance companies, RSA (formerly Royal Sun Alliance), is warning equipment rental companies to be more vigilant against the threat of plant theft and criminal fraud.
Compact Power rentals business will be at 100 Home Depot stores
Compact Power Inc (CPI) and Home Depot have signed a deal that will see CPI establish a new company, Compact Power Equipment Centers LLC (CPEC), to run large equipment rental business at selected Home Depot stores.
GAM reschedules debt and plans Panama and Peru openings
Spanish rental company GAM has negotiated a new schedule of debt repayment with its lenders to adjust to current business conditions. The company’s revenues fell 25% to €143 million in the first half of the year.
Algeco Scotsman steers course through recession
Global portable accommodation renter Algeco Scotsman said its multinational footprint was allowing it to weather the economic downturn better than its rivals although acknowledged that business conditions remained very difficult in markets including the UK, Spain and the US.
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