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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).
Stephenson's Rental Services extends Texada Software contract
Stephenson's Rental Services, one of Canada’s largest equipment rental companies, has signed a three year contract to extend its partnership with rental software company Texada Software.
Irium and Vega form rental software JV
French software company Irium has established a joint venture with fellow French software firm Vega Systems to market internationally a rental management system.
MCS improves proof of delivery
Rental software company MCS in the UK has released a Proof of Delivery (POD) addition to its products. The new module integrates to MCS-rm software to improve rental company input of equipment delivery information
Blown away?
In every access platform user manual there should be information about under which weather conditions it is safe to operate the machine, particularly important is wind strength and direction. Skyview Systems is a UK company specialising in wind warning and wind monitoring systems which can be employed by access platform and crane users to help prevent accidents.
Rental use for new Lawson software
Lawson Software has released its Equipment Service Management & Rental package, a version from its M3 ERP (enterprise resource planning) suite. The new software targets equipment dealers to help them improve customer service and profitability throughout the entire life of every rental item, said the US-based company.
RMI offers customers zero percent financing
Financing for software and services through the RMI Corp. is now being offered at zero percent.
Wynne Systems reveals new website, logos
Rental software company Wynne Systems has updated its website and logo.
Loxam opts for Wynne's RentalMan software
Loxam has started a two-month pilot installation of Wynne Systems’ RentalMan software at its ten Belgian locations with a company-wide rollout planned thereafter in France, The Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland and Denmark.
Cape Lambert Port upgrade
McConnell Dowell Constructors has used Trimble's SPS851 GPS+GLONASS receiver, SPS551H heading receiver and HYDROpro Construction software during construction of a 256 m long wharf extension at Cape Lambert Port, Western Australia.
Remote Dynamics adds global satellite tracking
US asset tracking company Remote Dynamics has introduced a global satellite tracking capability for its Rediview construction fleet tracking software.
Rental software: the key to successful implementation
Implementing a new rental software system is one of the most challenging things that you will do with your rental business. IRN asked rental software suppliers for their advice on making implementation as pain-free as possible.
Japan's Aktio replaces Excel spreadsheets with web-based finance system
Aktio Corp, the largest rental company in Japan, has implemented a new web-based financial planning system to replace its traditional Excel spreadsheets.
IRE Preview
Three events - the first International Rental Exhibition, the first European Rental Awards, and the third annual European Rental Association Convention – will draw visitors to Amsterdam on 3-5 June. Patrick Hill sets the scene.
Strength in numbers
Three of the biggest US rental companies – United Rentals, RSC and Volvo Rents - are using sophisticated customer benchmarking techniques to measure how they are performing. Lucy M Peterson, in the first of a two-part article, reports.
Satellite signals
High performance GNSS for construction surveying
GIS field mapping
Combining distance measurement with image capturing technology
Talking software
Rental software company Result Group aims to become the market leader in the rental sector within three years. Murray Pollok spoke to managing director Derek Robson.
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