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

Glenn Pearson on a panel

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

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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 […]

Join Point of Rental In Las Vegas!

If you’re anything like us, you’re probably pretty excited about the idea of heading to Las Vegas for the 2021 ARA Show. The ARA Show isn’t the only reason to visit Las Vegas this October, though: We’d like to make your trip even more fun and worth your while – join us at our events […]

Garrett Shurling: Talkin’ Equipment Rental Crime-Fighting

Garrett Shurling is our crime-fighting expert from Badger Rental Services in Georgia.

In a world where equipment thieves will try anything to get their hands on a rental store’s equipment, Garrett Shurling (and his team at Badger Rental Services) are prepared to stop them. Garrett’s exploits were recently featured in Rental Pulse (see transcript below). He stopped by the Front PORch to talk about his crime-fighting technique. […]

ARA YPN Expands to Include Associate Members

ARA YPN logo

In May, the ARA announced that they’re expanding access to their Young Professional Network. For the first time, associate members from 18-40 will be included in the YPN.  We talked to Marcy Johnson, the ARA’s COO/CFO, about the YPN, its origins and purpose, the reason for the change, and how people can get involved.  If […]

2021 Top Gun Honors Announced

2021 Top Gun Award winners included 10 Point of Rental users.

Last week, Peer Executive Groups (PEG) announced the winners of the 2021 Top Gun honors in advance of their fall PEG meeting schedule. The award is given to the top 25 percent of stores, based on two ranked financial indicators that are calculated from financial statements submitted by rental store operators enrolled in PEG peer […]