Maximize Your Software to Maximize Your Cash-Flow

The ARA’s Rental Market Monitor recently reported a predicted 2015 annual growth rate of 8.5% for construction equipment rental, 9% for general tool rental and 3.5% for special event rental. This positive economic outlook has not only attracted new industry investment, but also presents significant growth opportunities for all rental sectors. For rental owners, it’s […]

Point of Rental Gives Back!

Earlier this summer, my wife and I went on a mission trip to Guatemala with our church. Our church partners with two private schools there whose goal is to change their country and the world by educating children that live in extreme poverty. But they don’t stop simply with academics. Their mission is to change […]

The Value of Rental Management Software to Independent Rental Stores

Written by Wayne Harris, President & CEO of Point-of-Rental Systems Prospective rental software buyers often ask why they should spend money on rental management software. The real question they are asking is how they can quantify the return on investment. Part of the answer is easy to measure. Mathematics performed by a computer system ensures […]

What to Look For in a Software Company

It’s that time of the year when rental companies are preparing to shop for rental management software to help streamline their businesses in an effort to improve operational efficiencies and ultimately profits. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and sometimes confused when reviewing the plethora of software currently on the market. Here are a few […]

Time to Start Getting Ready for Europay, Mastercard, and Visa (EMV)

In this blog post, I cover what EMV is, why we should care, when it should be implemented by merchants and whether merchants still need to meet the PCI-DSS requirements. Written by Daniel Ruiz, Point-of-Rental™ Systems IT Support Liaison, on December 16, 2013 What is EMV? I was once told credit card security was a […]

“Employee Spotlight – Who’s Behind the Software?” Introducing Mark Jordan

This week’s spotlight is Mark Jordan, Point-of-Rental’s Western Regional Sales Manager. Mark graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Elementary Education and the expectations to teach; however, the rental industry found him in his last semester before graduation. At that time, Mark and his wife were getting married so he went to talk with […]

“Employee Spotlight – Who’s Behind the Software?” Introducing Lauren Harris

This week’s spotlight is Lauren Harris, Point-of-Rental’s sales and marketing representative. As the daughter of current CEO, Wayne Harris, Lauren started at Point-of-Rental in 2007 doing clerical work as a summer job at the age of 15. After graduating in 2011, she left Point-of-Rental to attend Baylor University. She came back to Point-of-Rental the following […]

“Employee Spotlight – Who’s Behind the Software?” Introducing Holly Emmons

This week’s spotlight is Holly Emmons, Point-of-Rental’s business manager. After graduating with a math degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, Holly held various positions with a bank, an annuity board, and a brokerage company prior to joining Point-of-Rental™ Systems in 2004 as our Business Manager. In addition to overseeing the accounting department, Holly […]

Should I Hire My Kids?

Summer time is here! The kids are out of school. They have free time to play video games, surf the Internet, chat on Facebook, and harass the neighbors with fire crackers. In fact, they have too much time. Time that could be better spent doing something useful, like working. Hmm…you own a rental store. You […]

Point of Rental Highlights Innovation With New Tagline

With the many ideas and updates constantly going around at the Point-of-Rental headquarters in Grand Prairie, Texas, the company has come up with a new tagline, “Innovation you need. Software you trust.” The tagline will spearhead the company’s overall marketing message and campaign, adding to their position as, “The Leader in Rental Management Software.”  First […]