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Essentials Update: CounterSign, Multi-Transaction Invoices

Posted on February 16, 2018
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CounterSign heads this update of Rental Essentials.
In addition to big projects, like CounterSign, which will enable you to run your front counter paperlessly, the Rental Essentials team is always listening to our customers to see how we can make your rental dreams happen. Through our feedback management tool, uInnovate, Essentials users told us that they wanted to see multi-transaction invoices to make their invoice management process easier. Now that’s possible! A new tab on the Customer Edit page allows users to select more than one transaction ...Read More

Essentials Update: Account Customers + Xero Integration

Posted on January 23, 2018
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Rental Essentials Update Day graphic
It’s donut day here at Point of Rental, and that means one thing: The new version of Rental Essentials is out, and our customers got some pretty sweet things of their own last night. Customers asked and our programming team delivered – Essentials now supports account customers, giving you the ability to support a credit limit by customer. You’ll be able to put account customers on hold when they exceed their account credit limit, block certain people from renting over ...Read More

2017 Employees of the Year: Dante and Jeremy

Posted on December 26, 2017
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Point of Rental's 2017 Employees of the year Dante and Jeremy
With another year in the books, Point of Rental staff selected their choices for Point of Rental Employee of the Year. That person had to exemplify our company values of transparency, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and dedication...and we somehow ended up with two* of them! We talked to this year’s co-winners, Dante in IT and Jeremy in software support. What is it you do around here? Dante: I am a Tier II IT Technician. My job is to install and configure ...Read More

4 Takeaways from the 2017 International Conference

Posted on December 18, 2017
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4 Things We Learned at Point of Rental's 2017 International Conference
Point of Rental’s International Conference has always been a unique opportunity to give our customers a few things on their wish lists: Intensive software refreshers, one-on-one time with trainers to solve their problems, and the opportunity to meet with other owners from around the country (and now world) to talk rental. The 2017 International Conference was no different. More than 200 business owners, managers, counter people, accountants, and any other type of rental expert you can think of converged in ...Read More

Six Software Apps to Start Your Small Rental Business

Posted on November 22, 2017
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Posted in Marketing
A lot of work goes into starting a rental business, from having the initial idea to creating a business plan to finding a location and incorporating your vision. It can feel like there are a thousand steps to get through, so we knocked one of them out for you: here’s a list of affordable software applications that will make starting (and running) your business easier. Payment Processing There are a lot of options when it comes to payment processors, but ...Read More

Rental Expert Solves More in 2017

Posted on November 15, 2017
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Rental Expert solves more in version 2017, which was released this past week.
As you’ve seen so far this year, our team has been working hard at building industry-leading technology such as Rental eSign and the Inspection App. The best innovations, however, are often found in the details that make our software more efficient and easier to use. As our customers make suggestions to enhance their day-to-day operations, we build the Point of Rental experience into something better each year. Here are a few of the things that we’ve enhanced in v2017: First ...Read More

Point of Rental Announces Innovation Award Finalists

Posted on October 20, 2017
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Point of Rental's International Innovation Award Finalists have been named.
After two weeks of judging and some incredibly difficult decisions, the shortlist for the 2017 Point of Rental International Innovation Awards has been determined. A record number of submissions were received this year, and the finalists represent a wide array of innovative uses of rental software throughout the world. “Thank you to all the companies and each person who sent in entries,” said Global Marketing Strategist Lauren Harris. “It was exciting to see the many different ways people are using ...Read More

The CLFP Advantage

Posted on September 26, 2017
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Posted in Marketing
AP Financing provides the CLFP advantage for its customers.
The following post is a guest blog by our partner company, AP Equipment Financing, which provides fast, flexible financing for all your business needs, including Point of Rental software. Did you know there is an independent designation for finance and lease professionals that essentially sets the bar for the best in the Equipment Finance Industry? This designation can only be gained through an extremely arduous test of knowledge that exams the participant in items such as: finance and lease best practices, credit ...Read More

Talking Rental: POR’s Five to Watch Under 40

Posted on September 22, 2017
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Posted in Rental Industry
We talked to Point of Rental's 5 to watch under 40 from Rental Management Magazine.
When five Point of Rental users were named to Rental Management Magazine’s 12 to Watch Under 40 list, we reached out to them to find out what helped get them there and what they love about the rental industry. Here’s what they had to say: What do you think got you on the list of “12 to watch under 40”? Sam Castillo, Tates Rents: I led the effort in passing Idaho’s Theft of Services Bill this year as ARA of ...Read More

Essentials Update: Mobile Payments + Donation Tracking

Posted on September 15, 2017
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Rental Essentials' New Features Image
Good news heading into the weekend for our Rental Essentials customers: Your software just got upgraded! Some of the new features you’ll enjoy: Mobile Payments Payments are now more portable, allowing you to finish contracts away from the counter. Our U.S. customers can take payments on any mobile device with Cayan Genius Mini. The Genius Mini connects to your device via Bluetooth or headphone jack and can accept Magstripe, EMV, and NFC/Digital payments. Outside of the U.S., our mobile app ...Read More
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