International Rental News - April-May 2019

08 April 2019

Included in the issue:

  • NEWS  
    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.
  • ENGINES  
    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.
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