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Flagship rollers from Ammann
Swiss-based group introduces redesigned range of lightweight tandem rollers, plus latest technology
Tracking big benefits
A-Plant has its complete high-risk fleet tracked as standard. This began in 2003 when A-Plant partnered with Enigma Vehicle Systems, the UK based vehicle and plant tracking specialist, to develop hardware and software specifically for the plant rental market.
We're watching you: the growing benefits of machine tracking
Far from Big Brother machine tracking systems can be of benefit to the end user, the rental company and the manufacturer. Maria Hadlow looks at some of the solutions available.
HSS launches outsource service
HSS, a tool supplier and equipment hiring service, is launching HSS Outsource, a new service presenting long-term equipment hire solutions and equipment management that "offers an insightful new way to supply, maintain and manage equipment," HSS said in a statement. "It meets the customer's equipment management needs on a permanent basis, promoting 'usership' rather than 'ownership,' optimizing flexibility and giving customers all the benefits of ownership without any of the hassles."
IronPlanet sees buoyant growth
Online auctioneer forecasts increased 2011 sales as buying used equipment online “becoming the norm”
Equipment Depot chooses Ultimate Software
Equipment Depot has selected Ultimate Software's UltiPro software to consolidate its payroll, HR, compensation management and recruitment processes into one unified solution.
3D future for Gomaco
New, in-house department for 3D controls has been set up by US-based concrete paving company.
Lindsey Anderson reports on new lift planning software
Lindsey Anderson reports on new lift planning software
ClearSky now available as aftermarket product
After releasing its telematics hardware system ClearSky in 2009, JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, announced the kit is now available as an aftermarket installation for fleet management.
Atlas Copco utilizes Wynne software
Atlas Copco's Specialty Rental Division has begun using Wynne System Group's RentalMan software for its global operations.
Godwin completes rentalresult software implementation
Godwin Pumps in the US has completed implementation of Result Group’s rentalresult rental software system.
MCS adds functions to its customer 'extranet' application
UK rental software company MCS has launched an upgraded version of its MCS-web customer ‘extranet’ offering additional functions including a ‘hire now’ button and the ability to link to live fleet tracking data.
Access Access - a new way to find the right machine
A new web-based equipment selection tool has been launched by Robert Stanwyck, hire manager of UK rental company London Tower Service. Access Access is a separate business from London Tower Service and allows hire desks and end users to search the database for a particular machine or machine type and find out who can rent in to them.
Sunbelt implements iPhone rental application
Sunbelt Rentals in the US has developed a rental sales application for Apple's iPhone and has equipped 1200 of its sales staff and field personnel with the tool.
Thailand rental company invests in rental software
Thailand rental company Namsang Chakkol has invested in a rental software system from MCS in the UK.
Navigator launches RFID system for events rental companies
Party and events rental software company Navigator Systems has introduced an RFID asset tagging system for the events sector with a ‘walk-through’ arch detector allowing companies to scan cases of equipment into and out of their depots.
Manitowoc introduces Crane Star
Telematics is familiar in the glamorous and high tech sport of Formula One motor racing. It has also featured on construction machinery for more than a decade and now interest is growing in the crane sector
Wagner Equipment chooses Lawson solution
US Caterpillar dealer and rental company Wagner Equipment Co is to implement Lawson’s Equipment Service Management and Rental Suite of software.
Result Group and Hitachi Consulting form alliance
Hitachi Consulting, the consulting and IT division of Hitachi Ltd, has formed an alliance with Result Group, the UK-based rental software firm. The two, who have been working together for several years, will cooperate on marketing and implementing the Result Group software, rentalresult.
Wynne Systems appoints manager for Europe
Rental software company Wynne Systems has appointed Mr Kris Brusselmans as its general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
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