Go Paperless: Why and How

Want to go paperless?

At nearly every hire 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 […]

The Future of Rental: Looking Ahead from a POR Perspective

A still of CEO Wayne Harris and Content Marketing Manager Brian Beaudry chatting in a webinar.

The future of rental can look different depending on who you ask. Since Point of Rental is always focused on building software that will support rental businesses of the future, we asked CEO Wayne Harris: What’s important now and in the near future, and what are we doing to help rental businesses handle those challenges? […]

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 […]

Keeping up with the Plant & Hire Aid Alliance

Plant & Hire Aide Alliance logo on a couple of images of boxes being sent for the convoy to support Ukrainian refugees

This month’s Front Porch guest is Joan McKinlay from our UK office, who participated in the Plant & Hire Aid Alliance‘s recent convoy to Slovakia to provide equipment and supplies to Ukrainian refugees. Since the full episode won’t be shared until after the next Plant & Hire Aid Alliance event takes place, we wanted to […]

Kiwi Hire Group Earns 3 HIANZ Awards

Kiwi Hire Group's Storefront

In August, the Hire Industry Association of New Zealand gathered in Christchurch to celebrate the successes of the previous year in the hire industry. Christine Potter and Kiwi Hire Group left the conference with THREE awards: The Company Image Award, the People and Culture Award, and New Zealand’s Hire Company of the Year (for companies […]

Celebrating Young Professionals: RM’s 12 To Watch Under 40 in 2022

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There’s no shortage of young, talented professionals in the rental industry in 2022, and Rental Management magazine has come out with their annual list of 12 to Watch Under 40. Congratulations to everyone on this year’s list: Casey Bisonet, Ben Blood, Erin Brochu, Stefanie Donabandian, Gina Glas, T.J. Hermesman, El Ioannou, Rob W. Pedersen, Alix […]

2022 Top Gun Award Winners Announced

2022 Top Gun Award text and a trophy

In July, Peer Executive Groups named the 2022 Top Gun Award winners for the year in both the equipment and event rental segments. The awards recognize rental store operators who receive the PEG Pinnacle Award for Financial Excellence. The accolades are given to the top 25 percent of rental stores, based on financials submitted by […]

Honoring the First RM Equipment Market Movers

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Rental Managment Magazine is recognizing companies that are making a difference – the companies that have found ways to thrive in a competitive marketplace to grow their business. RM’s 2022 Equipment Market Movers include 20 Point of Rental users (of 35 overall businesses on the lists), and we’d like to salute them here. Here are […]

Celebrating the 2022 RER 100

The 2022 RER 100 logo on a green background.

The 2022 RER 100 posted record revenues (over $28 billion!) amid a pandemic-recovery resurgence for the rental industry. Thirteen companies using Point of Rental made the list, a new high. “It’s been really cool to watch the industry bounce back from 2020,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “Whether it’s a company in the […]

The Future of Rental/Hire Q & A: Glenn Pearson

Point of Rental's Glenn Pearson on a panel discussing the future of rental/hire

Glenn Pearson doesn’t mince words. After 16 years in equipment and powered access hire, having built his own business from the ground up and run a large part of a multinational firm, he moved into software as a way to help the industry advance as a whole. As Point of Rental’s RentItOnline and Syrinx 365 […]