International Rental News - April-May 2019
08 April 2019
Included in the issue:
Global equipment sales reach record high; Yanmar extends equipment sharing platform; Brace for Brexit, says CPA.
- THE APPLETON COLUMN
Kevin Appleton considers what makes good teamwork and how it can affect business performance.
- PRODUCT UPDATE
JCB’s latest X Series excavators; Atlas Copco’s upgraded compressors; New Doosan forklift; updated Mecalac roller.
- LAST MINUTE NEWS: BAUMA
As the final preparations are made for the big show in Munich, we look at some more highlights to keep an eye out for during the exhibition.
- GUIDE: ERA CONVENTION AND EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS
As usual, the European Rental Awards will take place alongside this year’s event. The shortlists have been announced!
- INTERVIEW: CRAIG KESBY
Kennards Hire’s General Manager of Strategic Projects tells IRN how the drive to collect and assimilate data is leading to stronger parnerships.
- INDUSTRY 4.0 AND RENTAL
Clotilde Jouette of Avesco Rents and Omar Achment, founder of Overstory.eco, ask how the fourth industrial revolution could affect the rental industry.
- REAL TIME WITH SPEEDY
Rental companies must keep up with changing customer expectations, says Russell Down of Speedy Hire.
- INTERVIEW: GREG LESLIE AND VISHNUPRASAD SWAMINATHAN
With the launch of Xylem’s renewed rental identity, Xylem Rental Solutions, the company explains how it is adapting to change in rental.
- MINI EXCAVATORS
The incredible popularity of these machines is helped by their ever-increasing versatility.
- REGIONAL REPORT: GERMANY
‘Golden decade’ in German construction benefits rental.
Engine manufacturers promote the rental-friendly features of their products to an increasingly important rental sector.
- INTERVIEW: ALESSANDRO ROSSI
The Managing Director of Generac Mobile Italy speaks to IRN about how the company is setting trends and its product innovations are rolling out across the globe.