All Rental Management Articles

EquipmentShare launches digitalisation platform for construction
T3 platform will provide apps for tracking equipment, people and materials, with more functions to follow
Coates commits to net zero goals
Coates and sistern company Westrac are targeting net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2040
United Rentals providing ‘benchmarking’ insights to customers
Norty Turner used his speech at the ERA Convention to describe how technology can deepen customer service
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
SmartEquip launches in Japan
E-procurement network now available in Japan through partnership with Diamond Construction Equipment
Why private equity investors are turning to the rental sector
KHL’s Lucy Barnard asks what sort of deals PE investors are looking for in the sector and why
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
ARA launches RentalHQ mobile app
App means finding rental construction equipment can be done from the jobsite
Home Depot partners with construction app
New partnership to improve cost efficiencies for builders 
ERA outlines telematics data requirements for rental
New documents guide OEMs on the data that equipment rental companies need for three product groups: earthmoving, access and gensets/compressors
Developing MEWP risk assessment plans
IPAF to host North American-focused webinar on developing MEWP risk assessment safe work procedures 
Home Depots offers online rental ordering
‘Rent Online, Pick-up In Store’ is now available to customers at 1,300 stores in the USA and Canada
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
ERA publishes cybersecurity guide for equipment rental companies
Free downloads include a model ‘first 48 hours’ emergency response plan for a cyber attack
Sunbelt continues North American expansion
Sunbelt Rentals opened 29 greenfield locations and made five bolt-on acquisitions during its fiscal 2021
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Full ALH Conference speaker lineup announced
Larry Silber, Herc Rentals CEO, to give keynote at this year’s ALH Conference on September 14
HSS sees big increase in digital business
22% of HSS Hire’s revenues in the final quarter of 2020 were generated through its digital platforms
The attractions of specialty rentals
Specialty rental, whether pumps, accommodation, access or trenching equipment, offers high returns, writes Belinda Smart.
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