Rent Talk http://rermag.com/blog/19860/feed Rent Talk is the premier blog of Rental Equipment Register Magazine en The Next Frontier in Rental Software http://rermag.com/blog/next-frontier-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="http://rermag.com/blog/next-frontier-rental-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/next-frontier-rental-software#comments Software Rent Talk Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:08:00 +0000 92311 at http://rermag.com Rentals in the Hurricane Season http://rermag.com/blog/rentals-hurricane-season <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Hurricane season has come, and rather dramatically this year.</div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/blog/rentals-hurricane-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/rentals-hurricane-season#comments Business Info Analysis Headline News Power Generation Silver Rent Talk Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:14:00 +0000 92091 at http://rermag.com It’s All in How You Use It http://rermag.com/blog/it-s-all-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="http://rermag.com/blog/it-s-all-how-you-use-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/it-s-all-how-you-use-it#comments Software Silver Rent Talk Sat, 01 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0000 90721 at http://rermag.com Investment in Education and Mid-Sized Rental http://rermag.com/blog/investment-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="http://rermag.com/blog/investment-education-and-mid-sized-rental" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/investment-education-and-mid-sized-rental#comments Business Info Analysis Silver Rent Talk Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:49:00 +0000 88841 at http://rermag.com Expansion, Growth, Optimism and Weak Rental Rates http://rermag.com/blog/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="http://rermag.com/rer-100?intlink=autlink" 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="http://rermag.com/blog/expansion-growth-optimism-and-weak-rental-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/expansion-growth-optimism-and-weak-rental-rates#comments Business Info Analysis Rer 100 Silver Rent Talk Mon, 01 May 2017 18:29:00 +0000 88461 at http://rermag.com Gut Feel versus Statistics and Metrics http://rermag.com/blog/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="http://rermag.com/blog/gut-feel-versus-statistics-and-metrics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/gut-feel-versus-statistics-and-metrics#comments Business Info Analysis Rent Talk Sat, 01 Apr 2017 16:11:00 +0000 87651 at http://rermag.com Massive Technology Leaps at ConExpo http://rermag.com/blog/massive-technology-leaps-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="http://rermag.com/blog/massive-technology-leaps-conexpo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/massive-technology-leaps-conexpo#comments ConExpo Silver Rent Talk Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:45:00 +0000 87031 at http://rermag.com Lessons from the Airline Industry to the Rental Industry http://rermag.com/blog/lessons-airline-industry-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="http://rermag.com/search/results/Sunstate?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Sunstate Equipment">Sunstate Equipment</a></span>.</div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/blog/lessons-airline-industry-rental-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/lessons-airline-industry-rental-industry#comments Rental Profiles Silver Rent Talk Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000 85441 at http://rermag.com My New Approach to New Year’s Resolutions http://rermag.com/blog/my-new-approach-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="http://rermag.com/blog/my-new-approach-new-year-s-resolutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/my-new-approach-new-year-s-resolutions#comments News & Analysis Silver Rent Talk Sun, 01 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000 84621 at http://rermag.com Product Trends in the Here and Now http://rermag.com/blog/product-trends-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="http://rermag.com/blog/product-trends-here-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/blog/product-trends-here-and-now#comments Innovative Product Awards Silver Rent Talk Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 84121 at http://rermag.com