International Rental News - April-May 2022
By Anita Bhakta26 April 2022
Included in this issue:
THE IMPACT OF ONLINE AGGREGATORS
Providing new rental marketplaces for construction equipment, could online aggregators be transforming the equipment rental landscape? Belinda Smart reports.
COUNTRY REPORT: JAPAN
The rental outlook for Japan is mixed, with pandemic recovery offset by supply delays and the Ukraine crisis, writes Belinda Smart.
ERA CONVENTION & AWARDS
The shortlists for the 2022 European Rental Awards have been announced following the judges’ meeting on 29 March. The winners will be revealed on 15 June during the European Rental Association’s annual convention in Riga, Latvia.
Spiking demand is driving innovation in mini and midi excavators, with rental benefitting from greater versatility, lower cost of ownership and reduced emissions, writes Belinda Smart.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: KILOUTOU
Kiloutou has announced its entry into the Nordic market, with its biggest acquisition to date - Danish player GSV. Belinda Smart spoke to Kiloutou’s CEO Olivier Colleau about the new consolidated group’s goals and outlook.
Futureworx, a new UK show held in March, showcased innovation in construction with a focus on safety, data and emission reductions.
INTERVIEW EXTRAS: Kiloutou acquires GSV.
UP CLOSE: Mini/Midi Excavators think big.
EXCLUSIVE PICS: Futureworx Show, UK.