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Hewden choice: the UK rental company explains its choice of new IT system
Famous rental name Hewden has just chosen a Microsoft solution from UK software company Maxima as its new rental management system. Murray Pollok spoke to the company’s CEO, Kevin Parkes, about the decision.
Neff Rental goes live with SmartEquip
Neff Rental has gone live on the SmartEquip network in North America, further expanding SmartEquip coverage of the North American rental sector.
Wemo-Tec implements Sycor rental sofware
German rental company Wemo-Tec GmbH is implementing a Sycor enterprise resource platform (ERP) for its aerial platform rental business in its domestic market.
Coates Hire invests in price management software
Coates Hire in Australia is to implement a price management software system supplied by US-based PROS. The system will identify buying patterns and behaviour among its customers allowing it to forecast demand, monitor product profitability, and set pricing.
Cloud nine? What are the benefits of cloud computing for rental companies?
Cloud computing - using software hosted on a remote server - has become a real option for rental companies large and small. Murray Pollok asked rental software companies about the pros and cons of shifting away from the traditional ‘on-premise' model.
Wynne Systems announces contract win with Ramirent
Wynne Systems has announced that Ramirent has chosen to implement its RentalMan and InfoManager applications throughout its business. The contract follows a trial with Ramirent in Sweden over the past year.
Speedy launches iPhone app
UK-based equipment hire firm Speedy has launched an app for iPhone to enable customers to access depots while out of station.
Rental software company Insphire opens US office
UK-based rental software company Insphire has established a permanent US sales office, located in Houston, Texas.
Sycor to make debut appearance at The Rental Show
German-based rental software company Sycor will exhibit at The Rental Show in February as part of a concerted move into the North American equipment rental market.
Hewden opts for Microsoft IT solution with Maxima
UK renter Hewden has signed a “multi-million pound” contract with IT supplier Maxima for a Microsoft business management and CRM (customer relationship management) system.
Andrew Davies of 4hSolutions says investment in RFID technology will pay off
Is a recession the right time for a rental company to get involved with RFID? Yes, argues Andrew Davies, managing director of 4hSolutions, who says that payback on RFID investments can be 12 to 18 months or less, as long as implementation is done carefully.
Wynne Systems adopts ARA's new rental metrics
Wynne Systems is to support the adoption of the American Rental Association’s recently announced rental metrics by incorporating the metrics into its rental software.
Guy van der Knaap appointed CEO of MCS
MCS Global Ltd, the UK-based rental software company, has appointed Guy van der Knaap as its new chief executive officer. He will take over on 1 October, succeeding his father, Richard van der Knaap, who founded the company in 1982.
Wynne promotes Carole Bachmann Cossu to European managing director
Wynne Systems has promoted Carole Bachmann Cossu to the position of managing director of its European, Middle East and African (EMEA) businesses. Mrs Bachmann Cossu joined Wynne from Loxam as business development manager in January 2010.
Video: Lawson adds to ERP software
IRN talks to Lawson's Julian Archer about its new Equipment Service Management & Rental software at the IRE Show 2011
El-Bjorn showcases new equipment and technology
Power distribution and climate control manufacturer introduces energy saving technology
Positive response to Datatag technology
After successes in the UK, anti-theft systems for construction equipment roll out in Europe
Fifteen software and asset tracking specialists exhibiting
Fifteen rental software, asset tracking and anti-theft companies will exhibit at the IRE show making it the perfect place to investigate the latest rental IT solutions.
Lawson acquired for US$2 billion
Lawson Software, Inc has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by a San Francisco-based private equity company Golden Gate Capital and business software company Infor for approximately US$2 billion.
Armada Dynamics and Ramirent renew software agreement
Ramirent has renewed its agreement to use Armada Dynamics’ rental software system in its eastern and central European businesses.
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