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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.
Ramirent pilots Wynne Systems software in Sweden
Ramirent is to pilot Wynne Systems’ rental software system in Sweden.
Italnolo offers rental App for iPhones and iPads
Te Co, the Italian owner of the Italnolo rental franchise group, has launched an iPhone/iPad App for customers.
Sunstate signs up with SmartEquip
Sunstate Equipment is the latest US rental company to join the SmartEquip network. The system will link each of Sunstate’s depots with its suppliers, giving parts and service technicians real-time support on products.
Software company Aimit rebrands as Armada Dynamics
Norwegian rental software company Aimit AS has changed its name to Armada Dynamics AS to better reflect its international strategy. Armada is the name of its North American subsidiary that was opened last year.
Extranet use growing rapidly says Speedy
UK rental company Speedy said the number of customers using its extranet service has reached 6000 with 300 new users joining every month.
Bryan Rich joins SmartEquip board
US rental veteran Bryan Rich has joined SmartEquip as executive chairman. Mr Rich has a 30 year career in rental during which he held senior positions at companies including Logan Equipment, NationsRent and Sunbelt Rentals.
Erbacon in South Africa chooses MCS software
Erbacon Small Plant, a rental company in South Africa, is to implement the MCS-rm rental software system from MCS.
Wynne Systems expands European operation with new appointment
Wynne Systems has appointed Viviane Chan as business analyst manager based at the company’s European head office in Antwerp, Belgium.
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