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10 management software systems for your rental company
Published on: 27 February, 2024
Rental management software has evolved to meet the needs of every size and type of equipment rental company
Australian rental firms on the access market
Published on: 26 February, 2024
Coates and United Forklift & Access Solutions explain what makes the MEWP market tick 
Banking on Europe: Why the EIB is backing rental firms with cheap loans
Published on: 26 February, 2024
The European Investment Bank announced in 2019 it would phase out lending to fossil fuel projects and has since funded several rental firms investing in zero-emission equipment
5 things we learned at The ARA Show
Published on: 21 February, 2024
Rental penetration has reached pre-pandemic levels and growth expectations are higher than expected
Opinion: the pace of learning is accelerating. Don’t be left behind
Published on: 20 February, 2024
The common thread to the three big technology trends is ‘pace of learning’, argues Soeren Brogaard, CEO at Trackunit.
ARA Show opens in New Orleans with all eyes on the future
Published on: 19 February, 2024
The American Rental Association hosts its premier annual event amid an atmosphere of ‘cautious optimism’ 
TPPL batteries in material handling applications: today and tomorrow
Published on: 18 February, 2024
Max Khabur of OneCharge looks at thin plate pure lead (TPPL) batteries for electric forklifts and examines their future competing with their lithium counterparts.
Interview: How Renta Group is meeting sustainability goals
Published on: 15 February, 2024
Rebecca Långström, head of sustainability, Renta Group, talks Scope 3 challenges, approach to tackling the skills shortage and rental’s role in construction’s sustainable future
Interview: Sunbelt Rentals and the role of energy storage in rental
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Mark Wilton, director, sustainable energy - power & HVAC services with Sunbelt Rentals, talks about how rental companies can help bring battery energy storage to the world
Interview: Is India the next major access market?
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Riwal CEO and Manlift country manager proivde a full view of this unique market 
Access launches at the ARA Show
Published on: 12 February, 2024
The ARA Show returns to New Orleans this February where there will be a range of debuts 
Interview: United Rentals on why access management is a key to success
Published on: 12 February, 2024
Tony Leopold, senior vice president of strategy & digital at United Rentals, talks about the company’s new Access Management system and what it means for renters
Rental leaders strive toward greater sustainability
Published on: 07 February, 2024
Faced with emission regulations, lack of diversity and skills shortages, how are rental companies adapting to become more sustainable?
Interview: BigRentz CEO Scott Cannon on the future of construction and rental
Published on: 07 February, 2024
Once called an industry ‘disrupter’, the largest rental aggregator in the US is making headlines as it positions itself as a next-level solutions provider for construction and rental companies
Jeff Eisenberg on the Stage V genset rental challenge
Published on: 06 February, 2024
Good for environment, but complicated to rent?
Electric scissors offer a versatile and effective solution in North America
Published on: 06 February, 2024
A range of engineering and design changes in recent years position these machines to better serve the market
Apprenticeships help OEMs with employee recruitment, retention
Published on: 06 February, 2024
Manufacturers can make use of apprenticeship programs to foster loyalty in employees and gain a high-quality workforce.
Turning diesel-powered construction equipment into zero-emissions machines
Published on: 05 February, 2024
ZQuip modular energy solution puts rental companies at the center of the effort to electrify jobsites
Extinguishing EV fires poses unique challenges
Published on: 05 February, 2024
When lithium ion batteries catch fire, they burn differently from internal combustion engines. Fighting those fires poses difficulties in vehicle fire suppression
IAPA shortlist in summary - each entry detailed
Published on: 03 February, 2024
A unique insight into the latest access industry developments across equipment, safety, digitalisation, sustainablity and more
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