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
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
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
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
The RER 100 list for 2016 is out and, according to the numbers, it was a great year to be a Point of Rental customer (although we hope that’s always the case). Eleven companies on the list use our software, and each one of them rose in their ranking from where they were in 2015. Without further ado, here are the Point of Rental customers that earned their way onto the list: 39. Art's Rental Equipment – Art's serves Ohio, Kentucky, and ...Read More
Congratulations to this year’s RER Top 100 companies! It’s not easy to build and maintain a high level of success. That’s why RER Top 100 companies are partnering with Rental Elite, Point of Rental’s customized ERP software solution and a 2016 RER Innovative Product Award winner, keeping them efficient and growing. Because their infrastructures are so unique, Elite users need end-to-end integration. They need seamless, consistent updates to keep their business streamlined and innovative. They need fully integrated accounting features ...Read More
Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris talked with Peggy Smedley of ConExpo-Con/AGG radio about rental software’s impact on the construction industry on May 2. The full interview can be found on their website, but here are some highlights (and some answers that didn’t make it into the interview): On construction industry happenings and Point of Rental’s work since his last appearance on the podcast: Everybody’s pretty excited in the construction industry - everywhere around here seems to be building. I ...Read More
Note: The following article was featured in the November/December issue of Pro Contractor Rentals. Rental companies, especially in the construction industry, are taking advantage of new technology to improve the way they manage business. Incorporating rental management software that not only provides cutting-edge features, but also integrates with many other applications (like AEMP telematics), is no longer optional; it has become a must for rental businesses that want to remain relevant in their markets. So what is this new technology ...Read More
Note: The following article was featured in the November/December issue of Pro Contractor Rentals. Data. Sophisticated rental stores demand it, and even those who haven’t felt the need for it until recently are recognizing they need it to stay competitive. Contractors can be sitting at home at 10 p.m., preparing for their next contract, wondering: “What do I have on rent? What equipment is on this job site? How much is this costing? What’s the availability on that machine?” They ...Read More
We've all been involved in a scenario where we have upcoming events and are either hoping we have enough gear to cover the upcoming orders or we're scrambling to fulfill the needs at the last minute. Having worked as part of the set-up/strike crew, an on-site technician, and also as an in-house director for a large hotel-based audio visual company for the better part of four years, I'm well aware of the necessity of a good inventory management system. Knowing what ...Read More
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