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 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
Dennis Von Ruden, president, General Equipment
Trey Sklar, BU Manager – Power Tools and Accessories, Hilti
Scott Saunders, regional sales manager, CS Unitec
RER: What have been the primary innovations in concrete equipment during 2013 and what new developments do you expect in 2014?...More
RER recently interviewed generator manufacturers to learn about the latest trends and innovations. Here, RER talks to Cummins Power Generation’s Larry Fetting, general manager, global rental segment, about the impact of Tier 4 Final emissions regulations, the necessity of an easy-to-use control panel and the increased demand for telematics
RER: What are some of the key features a rental generator must have?...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.
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 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