In preparation for January RER, we interviewed dozens of equipment rental people about their outlook for the New Year. We’ll present a number of the interviews in RER Reports. Here Joel Theros of Theros Equipment talks about his customers’ optimism, rental rates, expansion plans and how partisan politics causes psychosis.
RER’s Michael Roth spoke with John Deere Power Systems’ manager of worldwide marketing Darrin Treptow about the reactions to Tier 4 in the marketplace, along with JDPS’ developments in telematics, hybridization, more efficient after-treatment technologies, improved combustion designs and drivetrain integration....More
RER is interviewing various manufacturers about customer reaction to Tier 4 products and where the industry will go from here. Mike Reinhart, marketing manager for Peterborough, U.K.-based Perkins Engines, sees huge benefits and advancements in engine technology.
RER’s July issue focuses on the higher expectations customers place on service department of equipment rental companies. One of our interview subjects was John Hofmeyer of Chicago-based Caterpillar dealer Patten Industries. Here are some of Hofmeyer’s observations....More
Brad Boehler has made his mark on the aerial rental industry since taking over as Skyjack president in 2011. Boehler sat down with RER’s Michael Roth at the recent ConExpo show to talk about his future goals for Skyjack, his thoughts about aerial safety and how he came to the aerial industry....More
RER interviewed numerous rental executives in preparation for our January rental forecast about their expectations for 2014 and are including several in an ongoing series in RER Reports. Here RER talks to Fred Leach, general manager of Odessa, Texas-based Cisco Equipment about the oil-and-gas industry, improving construction and customer expectations.
RER: How has 2013 turned out for you business-wise?
In preparation for our January issue, RER interviewed dozens of manufacturers and rental company leaders, of which Bill Thompson is both, as president of Thompson Pump, which manufacturers pumps for sale to the rental market as well as rents directly.
RER: How has 2013 turned out for you business-wise?...More
In preparation for January RER, we interviewed dozens of equipment rental people about their outlook for the New Year. We’ll present a number of the interviews in RER Reports. Here Joel Theros of Theros Equipment talks about his customers’ optimism, rental rates, expansion plans and how partisan politics causes psychosis....More
Fred Daniels III, president and CEO of Ames Taping Tools, Stone Mountain, Ga., which specializes in rental of drywall finishing tools, talks about use of data, LEAN methods, building the company’s sales team and adding surprise products....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
Skyjack Inc., a world leader in the Aerial Equipment Industry is currently recruiting for a Regional Inside Sales Representative to support the Regional Vice President and Territory Managers for the Western Region....More
H&E Equipment Services is looking for outstanding candidates in North LA County, San Francisco and San Diego areas to successfully fulfill the role of Branch Manager at our full-service, aerial and earthmoving construction equipment dealership locations....More