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The CLFP Advantage

Posted on September 26, 2017
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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

Why Pay Anywhere is the Future

Posted on September 13, 2017
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Cayan integrations give customers the opportunity to pay anywhere.
The following post is a guest blog by our partner company, Cayan, which provides payment solutions for businesses in any industry. Point of Rental Software integrates with Cayan to give our customers a variety of payment processing options. Pay anywhere—the ability to move beyond a countertop and use payment acceptance solutions like in-aisle checkout, self-checkout, pay-at-the-table, and more—is a concept that industry analysts have long said is the future of payments. Yet it still hasn’t achieved widespread use here in America. ...Read More

Fleet Management: Use The Right Tool for the Job

Posted on September 5, 2017
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Posted in Rental Industry
Fleet Management is made easy with rental software like Point of Rental's.
The following article from VP of Sales Greg Bennett was originally published in Pro Contractor Rentals' magazine, Pro Contractor Rentals Weekly.  A coworker of mine came into the office last Monday with a sore back and blisters on his hands. His lawn and weeds had been growing onto his sidewalk, but he didn’t want to spend the money on an appropriate trimming tool. Instead, he had edged his lawn using a branch trimmer in the middle of a Texas summer. ...Read More

Back to School: Learning Rental Every Day

Posted on August 24, 2017
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Point of Rental takes you back to school with these useful learning resources.
It’s back-to-school time here in Texas and throughout the country. Prepped with new bags, books, and supplies, kids are excited to start learning new things (well, most of them are). But there’s no reason they should be the only ones excited – at Point of Rental, we believe everyone should be eager to learn new things, regardless of age. With that in mind, we’ve come up with our list of resources that we believe will help you keep learning new ...Read More

It IS My Job! Building a Positive Company Culture

Posted on August 10, 2017
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Developing a Company Culture of fun, growth, and appreciation takes work.
Every day you have a business, you’re building it, whether you’re trying to or not. And like any physical structure, your finished product is going to be considerably better when you plan your build. At Point of Rental, we have the opportunity not only to run our own business, but to work with thousands of other entrepreneurs who have built their own successful cultures. These are four tips we’ve learned in our decades of experience: 1. Define your business Every ...Read More

Are You Point of Rental’s Most Innovative User in 2017?

Posted on August 4, 2017
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2017 International Innovation Award contestants can now submit their entries!
We love hearing about our customers achieving great things in the rental industry. We’re even more excited to hear that our software helped them on the way. With that in mind, we invite you to enter our 2017 International Innovation Award competition! The contest is open to all Point of Rental customers and winners will be announced at the 2017 International Conference*. Winners will start their International Conference trip with a pair of tickets to the Nov. 5 game between ...Read More

Point of Rental’s “Custom” in “Customized Reports”

Posted on July 27, 2017
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Posted in Company News
Lisa Wessinger is a new addition to Point of Rental. She'll be writing customized reports for customers.
Lisa Wessinger, Point of Rental’s new Data Analyst and Reporting Engineer, grew up wanting to work with computers, then spent her career falling in love with the rental industry. “I was very good at math, and my sister said, ‘You can be a math teacher, or you can go into computer science,” Wessinger explained. So when she went to Louisiana State University in Shreveport, she prepared for a career in computer science and information technology. While attending college, though, she ...Read More

Building a Community and a Rental Company of the Year with Swan Hill Hire

Posted on July 14, 2017
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Stuart and Raelene King at Swan Hill Hire
In November 2015, Stuart and Raelene King acquired Swan Hill Hire and Nifty’s Auto Rentals in Australia. In May 2017, they were named the Hire and Rental Industry Association’s Rental Company of the Year (under $5 million). Both Kings credit Syrinx, Point of Rental's UK/AU-centred hire software, for helping them take off so quickly. Seated in Swan Hill, a city of about 10,000 people in the north of Victoria, Swan Hill Hire and Nifty’s Auto Rentals are geographically separated from Victoria’s ...Read More
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