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Hewden will benefit from freedom says Parkes
Hewden will benefit from its separation from the Finning UK Cat dealership, said Kevin Parkes, the Finning/Hewden manager who is now managing director of Hewden under its new private equity owners.
United Rentals spells out importance of major accounts
United Rentals said it is increasing its market share with its largest customers and that these large accounts would build long-term profitability in the business even if rental demand falls again this year.
inspHire opens new customer training facility
Rental software company inspHire has expanded the customer training facilities at its Nottingham headquarters, with 30% extra capacity to accommodate future growth.
Cramo continues with viral marketing campaign
Cramo’s viral marketing campaign has continued, with the issuing of a second YouTube video featuring the ’Cramones’ punk rock band.
David Shipman: ‘Act now to avoid stagnation’
David Shipman, chairman of AFI-Uplift, one of the UK’s largest access rental companies, said the powered access industry needed to do much more to promote the safety benefits of powered access and pledged £25000 towards a national promotional campaign if other UK companies contributed £75000.
Special Report: Managing Rental now available
The second of KHL Group's series of Special Reports, Managing Rental, is now available.
Result Group says 'Rules Engine' delivers big benefits
Software company Result Group says a new ‘Rules Engine' function being offered with its rental software will "cut costs and deliver massive productivity gains."
JLG's Paylor favours registration scheme for bigger equipment
JLG's Craig Paylor said he favours a registration and service history system for large equipment to help rental companies and fleet owners keep machines for longer and extract their full economic value.
Speedy re-rentals hits £25 million in sales
Speedy Hire said its managed services division – which re-rents equipment from other rental companies – has reached the “landmark” revenue figure of £25 million.
Hubertus Marx retires from Liebherr Mietpartner
Hubertus Marx, who led the development of Liebherr’s Mietpartner rental business for 12 years, retired at the end of 2009 after a 47 year career in the construction equipment and rental industry.
Atlas Copco Specialty Rentals chooses Wynne Systems for software
Atlas Copco Specialty Rental has completed the implementation of Wynne Systems' RentalMan software system for its operations in the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and Australia. The system will be installed in Germany, Portugal, Spain and Italy in 2010.  
Atlas Copco utilizes Wynne software
Atlas Copco's Specialty Rental Division has begun using Wynne System Group's RentalMan software for its global operations.
Wynne appoints project manager for Europe
US rental software company Wynne Systems has appointed Erwin Luijten as senior project manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, based at Wynne’s Antwerp office in Belgium. He will report to Kris Brusselmans, Wynne’s general manager for the region.
Result Group responds to recession with 'flexible' sales approach
Result Group has responded to the recession in the world’s major rental markets by launching an ‘Open Options’ initiative designed to make it easier for cash-strapped companies to invest in rental software.
Solutions by Computer launches SaaS software option
US rental software company Solutions by Computer is launching a Software as a Service (SaaS) version of its Enfinity rental management system.
New Holland launches rental booking service in Germany
New Holland has launched a rental booking service for equipment end users in Germany. The New Rent programme allows customers to book a rental online or to talk to an operator and supports the rental services being offered by its dealers.
Godwin completes rentalresult software implementation
Godwin Pumps in the US has completed implementation of Result Group’s rentalresult rental software system.
BigMat expands rental franchise network in Italy
Italian building materials franchiser BigMat continues to expand its BigRent branded rental operation in Italy, with 20 of its 100 members now offering rental services in the counry and plans for a further ten to enlist during 2010.
New challenger: IRN talks to Milan Balac, of Dubai's Rental Solutions & Services
Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) in Dubai is a fast growing power and temperature control rental company with global ambitions. Murray Pollok spoke to managing director Milan Balac about power rental opportunities, and a certain rental competitor…
Consultant Peter Thomas outlines the essentials of due diligence for rental acquisitions
Further consolidation of the rental sector is widely anticipated when the market emerges from recession. But has the recession changed the essentials of due diligence? It’s a question for both potential buyers and sellers of businesses, writes Peter Thomas of consultancy Will Leftwich Associates.
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