AI Says Your Rental Software Needs to Have These 10 Things

A web-based storefront for a rental business makes it easy for customers to see what you have available.

Choosing a rental management software can feel dangerous. Nearly everyone in the company interacts with the software in some way, so finding something that meets everyone’s needs can be challenging. A rental software checklist would help! You could make a list of everything each person in every department of your company needs, wants, and cares […]

Go Paperless: Why and How

Want to go paperless?

At nearly every rental industry event over the past couple of years, there’s a seminar or class or even maybe just a supplier, at their booth, trying to convince you: Go paperless! But why should you go paperless? And even if you decide that now’s a great time to make some changes to the way […]

Rental Software, Your Professional Conflict Manager

rental software helps facilitate resolution of rental conflict; a rental store owner is shown giving keys over to a contractor happily

There are two things we know about customers that have caused a lot of damage to an expensive item: It’s never their fault and they’re willing to argue about it for a long time. As a rental store owner, you’re constantly weighing whether it’s worth the effort – both in time and money – to […]

Why Move Your Rental Business Into the Cloud?

Why Move Into the Cloud? title text with clouds in the foreground and a server rack in the background.

OK, you get it. Point of Rental (or even another rental software company) has convinced you that rental software is going to help your business in innumerable ways. Maybe you even already have rental software running your operations today. Why would you want to switch from a perfectly good on-premise solution that you bought years […]

6 Reports to Help You Build Your Rental Business

6 Reports to Build Your Rental Business with man in front of reports graphic

Every rental software has some type of built-in reporting. And every rental business has their own reports that they want to see. But some reports are more useful than others. We talked to one of our in-house experts, John Wooten (our Elite Product Manager and the former CEO of All-Star Rents), about the reports he […]

Keeping Us Together During Quarantine: Free Rental eSign Offer

free rental esign available for three months from Point of Rental

We’re all maintaining a little more distance from one another these days. At Point of Rental, we want to bring you closer to your customers (figuratively speaking, of course). We’re also known for our digital solutions that help rental businesses operate effectively, at a distance. And we’d like to share one with you: For the […]

2019 Q3 Expert/Elite Updates: Software So Efficient It Sees the Future

Expert/Elite Q3 updates image - computer monitor and orange/red colors.

Starting in 2019, Rental Expert and Elite adopted sprint updates to ensure our software is always the most innovative, feature-filled rental software available. Because updates are coming every couple weeks, we’re going to highlight a few items each quarter to show our progress – if you’re using versions 2018 or 2019, you can find all […]

EquipmentWatch Integration, Fulfillment Enhancements Highlight 2019 Q2 Updates

Point of Rental's v2019 update for Expert and Elite is available!

Starting in 2019, Rental Expert and Elite have joined Rental Essentials in adopting sprint updates to ensure our software is always the most innovative, feature-filled rental software available. Because updates are coming every couple weeks, we’re going to highlight a few items each quarter to show our progress – if you’re a current user of […]

Rental Essentials Update: Purchase Orders +

Purchase Orders are now possible in Point of Rental!

The next edition of Rental Essentials is available! Our development team has been busy in the lab, adding features to ensure Essentials is continuing to delight you with its capabilities. Now you can add bulk items to your inventory with Purchase Orders – the system will store vendor information for easy re-orders. You’ll also be […]

Behind the Magic: How Electronic Signatures Work

Electronic signatures are typically more secure than traditional pen-and-paper methods.

The world’s business gets done digitally, and the rental counter is no exception. Electronic signature capturing devices and PDFs have replaced paper contracts and terms and conditions sheets. Easily searchable databases have replaced Byzantine filing systems in back rooms. These processes have saved rental businesses countless hours and resources by reducing printing costs, filing time, […]