The April/May 2016 issue of International Rental News (IRN) is now available to download from www.khl.com.

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In the issue:

NEWS & KHL.COM ROUND-UP
Algeco Scotsman in North American business spin-off; Nishio buys into Skyreach; plus more news from the international rental industry.

THE APPLETON COLUMN
The internet is changing our patterns of purchasing forever, with deep ramifications for the rental industry. Kevin Appleton breaks it down.

INTERVIEW: Xavier du Boÿs
After experiencing tough market conditions in 2015, particularly in its domestic French market, rental company Kiloutou has re-branded for the New Year. CEO Xavier du Boÿs told IRN where the company’s focus lies.

STOP-PRESS: BAUMA
Bauma Munich, the largest construction equipment exhibition in the world, takes place in April. Here is the stop-press news ahead of the show.

FEATURE: EARTHMOVING
When it comes to investing in earthmoving equipment, rental companies seek out reliable equipment from manufacturers offering flexibility and support throughout its fleet life.

ERA COVENTION AND EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS
The preliminary programme for June’s European Rental Association Convention in Stockholm, Sweden.

FEATURE: INDUSTRIAL FORKLIFTS
Industrial forklifts are built for maximum capacity use over long shifts, but as well as being rugged and reliable, many now offer new technology to help ease of operation.

FEATURE: ASSET TRACKING
Asset tracking, telematics and machine control technology can offer many benefits to rental fleet owners, but huge innovation is still to come.

ERA PAGE
An update on the European Rental Association’s project to identify key drivers of Total Cost of Ownership.

RENTAL MANAGEMENT
Rental companies and global contractor fleets in North America and Europe in recent years have invested heavily in making spare part management more efficient. Alexander Schuessler investigates.

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