Have you heard the now over-used cliché phrase that every company wants to “exceed customers’ expectations?” It completely makes sense. It’s what every business should be trying to do, but the phrase is now being used so much you go to the corner convenience store for a quick bottle of water and they want to know if they’ve exceeded your expectations....More
The housing market will be the strongest catalyst for economic growth in 2014 and 2015, Dave Zwicke, market intelligence director and senior regional economist for the Portland Cement Association told a group of executives at the AED/Infor Executive Forum last week in Chicago. Zwicke predicted strong growth in housing starts through 2018, growing from about 4.2 million homes under construction in 2013 to 7.4 million in 2018....More
There were 23 fatalities worldwide involving aerial work platforms, also known as mobile elevating work platforms, during the first half of 2014, according to findings from the International Powered Access Federation’s accident database....More
Speedy Hire, the United Kingdom’s largest equipment rental company, has become the first rental company to have its entire national depot portfolio accredited “silver” under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme....More
Volvo Construction Equipment is offering a lifetime warranty on frame and structure components, offering to repair or replace the frame or other structural components should a defect occur in material or workmanship....More
Cordelia Clarke-Julien, director of training and safety programs, prevention office, Ontario Minister of Labor will headline the list of speakers at the IPAF North American Convention Oct. 1 and 2 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada....More
Able Equipment Rental, one of the leading independent rental companies in the eastern United States, has been named an authorized Kubota construction equipment dealer for metropolitan New York and Long Island....More
Haulotte Services recently launched its new version of Easy Spare Parts, the company’s online store for Haulotte genuine spare parts orders. ESP is a front office tool that allows customers to consult technical documentation and to order spare parts online....More
Volvo's $100 Million Dollar investment in North Americas comes to life after two years in the making. You could feel the energy in the air as Volvo Construction Equipment unveil's its latest investment. Volvo CE's President Pat Olney attended this monumental ceremony. Volvo also unveiled its first American U.S.- produced wheel loader....More
On behalf of wind turbine manufacturer ENERCON, crane service provider Neeb-Schuch recently erected a total of four wind turbines in a windpark close to Hannover and a wind turbine in Benhausen, Paderborn, using a Terex® AC 1000....More
The Rental Equipment Register Innovative Product Award honors excellence in new product development in the equipment rental industry.
This prestigious award showcases the most innovative product introduced between August 1, 2013, and July 31, 2014, and recognizes the talent and commitment of the people involved in every aspect of development, from concept through sales.
Entries must be postmarked or submitted by October 1, 2014.
Skyjack Inc., a leader in the Aerial Equipment Industry, is recruiting a Territory Sales Manager to manage our Mid Atlantic territory, which includes New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC areas....More
Skyjack, a world leader in scissor lifts, is looking for a Field Service Technician to join the team. The ideal candidate will live in the Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York City or New Jersey areas.
The successful candidate will have:...More
This is a key hire that will leverage a combination of analytics, technology tools and operations know-how to create an incredibly efficient supply chain within our Rental Operations group at Noble Iron....More
F&M MAFCO, Inc., the Powerful Solutions People, a leader in the equipment rental and construction supply distribution industry, is seeking an experienced Industrial Outside Sales Representative to join our team....More
Rentals to energy markets have been the fastest-growing segment of the equipment rental market for the past few years and will continue to grow in the coming years. While opportunities are plentiful, it takes knowledge and relationships to be successful in these markets....More
A look at some of the “best practices” of rental companies – covering centralized dispatch, safety programs, how to manage effective outside sales staff, and effective counter operations (inside sales)....More
Tier 4 Interim is here and Tier 4 Final regulations are in effect. Challenges for rental companies include the significantly rising cost of equipment as a result of Tier 4, the challenges of re-selling Tier 4 equipment internationally to other countries where the low-sulphur content fuel may not be readily available, and a look at the question of whether or not Tier 4-powered equipment will be more fuel efficient and perform on a higher level....More