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Skyjack signs up with SmartEquip
Skyjack is joining the electronic parts management system SmartEquip Network. The system will provides direct online links to Skyjack’s parts and procurement systems for rental companies and other fleet owners.
Nixon Hire spells out national ambitions
Nixon Hire, one of the UK’s fastest growing rental companies, plans to become a national player by 2020 with revenues of around £50 million.
RentalTracker survey for second quarter now launched
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey covering the second quarter of 2011 is ready to complete and is again available in five languages - English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
New IPAF Brazil council an "important step" for the association
IPAF said the formation of a Country Council in Brazil following a meeting Sao Paulo in late May represented a "hugely important step" for the association.
Ashley Sowerby explains how an audit can lead to full asset utilisation
Ashley Sowerby the managing director of Chevin Fleet Solutions explains how a fleet audit can help you to fully utilise your assets.
ERA president warns of ‘erratic’ recovery
Gérard Déprez calls for review of rental industry’s approach to profitability
Positive response to Datatag technology
After successes in the UK, anti-theft systems for construction equipment roll out in Europe
Study reveals fleet management practices in the Netherlands
A new study into fleet management processes among Netherlands rental companies has highlighted where rental companies could make improvements to the management procedures, particularly in areas such as disposal of the fleet and knowledge of maintenance and repair costs.
Video: Altas Copco showcases rebranded range
Wide range on offer at IRE Show 2011, including rebranded light compaction equipment
Wacker Neuson upbeat on rental
Company reports full order book for 2011 and looks forward to increased demand in 2012
Ramirent expands in Russia with new Sochi outlet
Ramirent has opened a rental outlet in Sochi, Russia, the city hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics. It is the company’s first depot outside of St Petersburg and Moscow.
Kevin Appleton makes surprise exit from Lavendon
Lavendon’s long-standing chief executive, Kevin Appleton, is to leave the company on 30 June. The surprise announcement follows detailed operational reviews at the business during which leadership succession was discussed.
Appleton to address financial sustainability at Europlatform conference
Kevin Appleton, chief executive of Lavendon group, will be one of the top level speakers at this year’s Europlatform aerial platform rental conference.
Online fleet management survey launched by Dutch rental consultant
Netherlands-based rental consultancy Consurent has created an online survey on fleet management trends and will present the results at a meeting held on 7 June during the first day of the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) in Amsterdam.
American telehandler rental fleets 10% smaller than two years ago
ALH's annual listing of North America's largest telehandler-owning rental fleets shows stability.
Should you be in the IRN-100 list of top rental companies?
Research work is now underway for the sixth International Rental News IRN-100 survey of the top 100 equipment rental companies in the world.
Stellar cast for ERA’s rental conference
The European Rental Association (ERA) has assembled a remarkable line-up for the ‘Manufacturers’ Round-Table’ discussion on the opening afternoon of its Amsterdam annual convention with the CEOs of United Rentals, JCB, Loxam, Manitou and Boels Verhuur all taking part.
Ramirent signs discount agreement with Finnish homeowners association
Ramirent has signed an agreement with the Finnish House Owners' Association (Suomen Omakotiliitto) that will see Ramirent provide discounted rental services to the association’s 73000 homeowner members. The agreement covers the period 2011-2012.
Turkey's Acarlar plans big boost to rental fleet
Turkish access rental and sales company Acarlar Makine is planning to increase its aerial platform fleet from 200 to 350 units by the end of this year.
Kanamoto responds to disaster in Japan
Japanese rental giant Kanamoto established a disaster task force on the day of the earthquake and tsunami and like its competitors is doing its best to help in the recovery efforts. All its staff in the affected areas are “alive and safe”.
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