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

12 to watch under 40 text on hexagon background

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

RM Equipment Market Movers graphic in green and black

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 […]

Lessons from 2021’s Trade Show Whirlwind

2021 Trade Show season looked a little different, as Jonathan, our masked SDR, talks to a visitor to the POR booth

Now that everyone’s back from Las Vegas, it’s time to reflect on what happened. What did we learn after 2,500+ miles driven in a Penske box truck, carrying 10,000 lbs. of booth materials and giveaway items, and 43 Pointers making at least an appearance in Las Vegas (whether it was just for the annual training […]

Pointing Forward: RM’s 2021 12 to Watch Under 40

The 2021 12 to Watch Under 40 plain text graphic

2021’s 12 to Watch Under 40 list was announced in the September issue of Rental Management magazine. The list highlights young leaders in the rental industry from throughout the world. Congratulations to this year’s featured leaders (in alphabetical order): Shannon Botten, Kacie Brewer, Julie Creedon-Linton, Avery DuBose, Nathan Elmore, Jesus Gomez, John Jeanguenat, Laura Jutzi, […]

One Stop Hire Acquires Lord Hire Centres

One Stop Hire Acquires Lord Hire Centres; pictured is One Stop's training centre.

Recently, our friends at One Stop Hire acquired Lord Hire Centres and their eight depots in North East England to become one of the largest independent rental and sales companies in the UK. To commemorate the event, we talked to Managing Director Steve Hitchen about One Stop Hire, its history and secrets to success, the […]