Rental demand stays high despite Covid

With the pandemic and postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, Kito asked a leading Japanese rental company, how the rental-industry has changed? R&R Co, based in Urayasu City, Chiba, Japan, has been offering rental equipment for construction and industrial use since 1989. In Japan there are reportedly 2500-3000 rental businesses, but few have the variety and […]

23/11/2020 - 21:13 pm

Point of Rental moves into eCommerce with RentItOnline acquisition

Point of Rental has acquired RentItOnline, a Slovakia-based online booking engine and customer app for the equipment hire industry. “RentItOnline does a great job of enhancing a hire or rental store’s customer experience,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “As transactions are taken care of online more than ever, we feel that RentItOnline is […]

23/11/2020 - 17:48 pm

Graziano Cassinelli to lead LiuGong’s Rental and Used Equipment Business

Graziano Cassinelli has joined Chinese manufacturer, LiuGong to lead its newly formed Global Rental & Used Equipment unit. As director – Global Rental and Used Equipment, Cassinelli brings a knowledge and experience from years working in all aspects of the rental and used equipment business. Kevin Thieneman, vice president of LiuGong Machinery and chairman of […]

13/01/2020 - 08:30 am

Forklifts meet rental requirements

One of Australia’s largest and most diverse equipment rental companies, Coates Hire, has adopted Toyota Material Handling (TMHA) forklifts as its majority brand, with more than 600 in its fleet, nationally. Thirty-year Coates Hire company veteran, executive general manager of Fleet, Peter Davis, says TMHA’s history with Coates Hire stems back nearly 20 years and […]

05/09/2019 - 10:08 am

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