Rent Talk Rent Talk is the premier blog of Rental Equipment Register Magazine en The Next Frontier in Rental Software <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>In this month&rsquo;s cover story we tried to give you a feel for how rental industry software is covering virtually every aspect of a rental operation. Software makes the yard staff more efficient, as well as the service technicians, the sales staff, accounting and other office support, truck drivers, and the counter personnel. It can help management slice and dice numbers in every possible way to help a company analyze its performance.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Rent Talk Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:08:00 +0000 92311 at Rentals in the Hurricane Season <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Hurricane season has come, and rather dramatically this year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Info Analysis Headline News Power Generation Silver Rent Talk Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:14:00 +0000 92091 at It’s All in How You Use It <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Software in the rental industry has come a very long way in the past 15, 20 years. For that matter, it’s come a long way in the past five, even the past one!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Silver Rent Talk Sat, 01 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0000 90721 at Investment in Education and Mid-Sized Rental <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It’s not easy to find qualified workers who want to do the kind of physical work that is required in this era when kids tend to grow up sitting in front of computer screens.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Info Analysis Silver Rent Talk Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:49:00 +0000 88841 at Expansion, Growth, Optimism and Weak Rental Rates <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Although this year’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="See the RER 100">RER 100</a></span> was less dramatic than recent years in terms of rental volume growth, there certainly were some strong performances and significant growth trends.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Info Analysis Rer 100 Silver Rent Talk Mon, 01 May 2017 18:29:00 +0000 88461 at Gut Feel versus Statistics and Metrics <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Owning a rental business in this competitive landscape is so much more complex than previous generations and that is why metrics and as much knowledge as possible are necessary.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Info Analysis Rent Talk Sat, 01 Apr 2017 16:11:00 +0000 87651 at Massive Technology Leaps at ConExpo <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Technology was the primary theme at ConExpo recently and the advances in equipment were a lot to take in and far more than I have space to inclusively discuss in this column.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ConExpo Silver Rent Talk Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:45:00 +0000 87031 at Lessons from the Airline Industry to the Rental Industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>With Mike Watts' departure, a new era begins for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Read more about Sunstate Equipment">Sunstate Equipment</a></span>.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rental Profiles Silver Rent Talk Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000 85441 at My New Approach to New Year’s Resolutions <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I have a bit of an aversion to New Year's resolutions because my sense of what usually happens is that, in the press of our busy lives, we tend to forget those resolutions by around January 15th</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Analysis Silver Rent Talk Sun, 01 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000 84621 at Product Trends in the Here and Now <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I could easily go on for a few pages about some of the unique products in this year's edition of the RER Innovative Product Awards, but I want to just mention a few that caught my attention, besides the top vote-getters.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovative Product Awards Silver Rent Talk Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 84121 at