Software checklist: What to look for in enterprise software

20 March 2008

Orion offers a Windows-based system called Sirius Pro, a software solution that helps with automatic

Orion offers a Windows-based system called Sirius Pro, a software solution that helps with automatic price and tax calculations, invoices, tracks credit limits and accounts receivable, equipment avail

What should software offer to help run a rental yard more efficiently? Steve Milcik, sales manager for Orion Software, says rental companies should look for three benefits from the use of this specially targeted software:

1. Improve business processes through easy transaction processing, automatic price and taxes calculation; provide different forms through only one entry (reservation, delivery slip), monitor return of investment (ROI) through maintenance and rental tracking, directly email or fax confirmations, etc.

2. Enhance customer service through realtime availability information, providing usage notes, providing complete and professional invoices, etc.

3. Gather and share knowledge through picture integration, safety notes entry, kit and accessory functions; which allow for easier employee training and provide the ability to create new resources to serve customers better.

Orion offers a Windows-based system called Sirius Pro, a software solution that helps with automatic price and tax calculations, invoices, tracks credit limits and accounts receivable, eliminates time consuming tasks, such as manual form and statement of accounts entries, shows equipment availability and more. “"The system tracks the rental times and will pro-rate rentals,” says Coastal President Todd Oden, who uses the Orion system for writing rental contracts. ”You can figure out the hourly usage rates. real benefit to all types of equipment. computerized to bring up reports of rental equipment, maintenance reports, and to track statistics on rentals and such.”

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