Famous rental name Hewden has just chosen a Microsoft solution from UK software company Maxima as its new rental management system. Murray Pollok spoke to the company’s CEO, Kevin Parkes, about the decision.
Coates Hire in Australia is to implement a price management software system supplied by US-based PROS. The system will identify buying patterns and behaviour among its customers allowing it to forecast demand, monitor product profitability, and set pricing.
Cloud computing - using software hosted on a remote server - has become a real option for rental companies large and small. Murray Pollok asked rental software companies about the pros and cons of shifting away from the traditional ‘on-premise' model.
Wynne Systems has announced that Ramirent has chosen to implement its RentalMan and InfoManager applications throughout its business. The contract follows a trial with Ramirent in Sweden over the past year.
Is a recession the right time for a rental company to get involved with RFID? Yes, argues Andrew Davies, managing director of 4hSolutions, who says that payback on RFID investments can be 12 to 18 months or less, as long as implementation is done carefully.
MCS Global Ltd, the UK-based rental software company, has appointed Guy van der Knaap as its new chief executive officer. He will take over on 1 October, succeeding his father, Richard van der Knaap, who founded the company in 1982.
Wynne Systems has promoted Carole Bachmann Cossu to the position of managing director of its European, Middle East and African (EMEA) businesses. Mrs Bachmann Cossu joined Wynne from Loxam as business development manager in January 2010.