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Rental Expert Solves More in 2017

Posted on November 15, 2017
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Rental Expert solves more in version 2017, which was released this past week.
As you’ve seen so far this year, our team has been working hard at building industry-leading technology such as Rental eSign and the Inspection App. The best innovations, however, are often found in the details that make our software more efficient and easier to use. As our customers make suggestions to enhance their day-to-day operations, we build the Point of Rental experience into something better each year. Here are a few of the things that we’ve enhanced in v2017: First ...Read More

Point of Rental Announces Innovation Award Finalists

Posted on October 20, 2017
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Point of Rental's International Innovation Award Finalists have been named.
After two weeks of judging and some incredibly difficult decisions, the shortlist for the 2017 Point of Rental International Innovation Awards has been determined. A record number of submissions were received this year, and the finalists represent a wide array innovative uses of rental software throughout the world. “Thank you to all the companies and each person who sent in entries,” said Global Marketing Strategist Lauren Harris. “It was exciting to see the many different ways people are using Point ...Read More

Talking Rental: POR’s Five to Watch Under 40

Posted on September 22, 2017
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Posted in Rental Industry
We talked to Point of Rental's 5 to watch under 40 from Rental Management Magazine.
When five Point of Rental users were named to Rental Management Magazine’s 12 to Watch Under 40 list, we reached out to them to find out what helped get them there and what they love about the rental industry. Here’s what they had to say: What do you think got you on the list of “12 to watch under 40”? Sam Castillo, Tates Rents: I led the effort in passing Idaho’s Theft of Services Bill this year as ARA of ...Read More

Essentials Update: Mobile Payments + Donation Tracking

Posted on September 15, 2017
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Posted in Software Features
New Features in Rental Essentials!
Good news heading into the weekend for our Rental Essentials customers: Your software just got upgraded! Some of the new features you’ll enjoy: Mobile Payments Payments are now more portable, allowing you to finish contracts away from the counter. Outside of the U.S., our mobile app has been updated to allow payments, including cash, check, other, or credit cards. Credit card payments will need to be entered manually or charged to an existing card, however. Our U.S. customers can take ...Read More

Back to School: Learning Hire Every Day

Posted on August 24, 2017
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Point of Rental takes you back to school with these useful learning resources.
It’s back-to-school time here in Texas. Prepped with new bags, books, and supplies, kids are excited to start learning new things (well, most of them are). But there’s no reason they should be the only ones excited – at Point of Rental, we believe everyone should be eager to learn new things, regardless of age. With that in mind, we’ve come up with our list of resources that we believe will help you keep learning new things about the hire ...Read More

It IS My Job! Building a Positive Company Culture

Posted on August 10, 2017
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Posted in CEO Posts
Developing a Company Culture of fun, growth, and appreciation takes work.
Every day you have a business, you’re building it, whether you’re trying to or not. And like any physical structure, your finished product is going to be considerably better when you plan your build. At Point of Rental, we have the opportunity not only to run our own business, but to work with thousands of other entrepreneurs who have built their own successful cultures. These are four tips we’ve learned in our decades of experience: 1. Define your business Every ...Read More

Are You Point of Rental’s Most Innovative User in 2017?

Posted on August 4, 2017
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2017 International Innovation Award contestants can now submit their entries!
We love hearing about our customers achieving great things in the hire industry. We’re even more excited to hear that our software helped them on the way. With that in mind, we invite you to enter our 2017 International Innovation Award competition! The contest is open to all Point of Rental customers and winners will be announced at the 2017 International Conference*. Winners will start their International Conference trip with a pair of tickets to the Nov. 5 American football ...Read More

Point of Rental’s “Custom” in “Customised Reports”

Posted on July 27, 2017
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Posted in Company News
Lisa Wessinger is a new addition to Point of Rental. She'll be writing customised reports for customers.
Lisa Wessinger, Point of Rental’s new Data Analyst and Reporting Engineer, grew up wanting to work with computers, then spent her career falling in love with the hire industry. “I was very good at math, and my sister said, ‘You can be a math teacher, or you can go into computer science,” Wessinger explained. So when she went to Louisiana State University in Shreveport, she prepared for a career in computer science and information technology. While attending college, though, she ...Read More

Building a Community and a Rental Company of the Year with Swan Hill Hire

Posted on July 14, 2017
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Posted in Culture
Stuart and Raelene King at Swan Hill Hire.
In November 2015, Stuart and Raelene King acquired Swan Hill Hire and Nifty’s Auto Rentals in Australia. In May 2017, they were named the Hire and Rental Industry Association’s Rental Company of the Year (under $5 million). Both Kings credit Syrinx, the hire software product in use at both businesses, for helping them take off so quickly. Seated in Swan Hill, a city of about 10,000 people in the north of Victoria, Swan Hill Hire and Nifty’s Auto Rentals are geographically separated from ...Read More

Essentials Update: More and Better!

Posted on June 2, 2017
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Posted in Software Features
New Features in Rental Essentials!
June: It’s a great month for cookouts, championship series, and another Rental Essentials update. So what’s new? More integration! Your customers can now log in to the customer storefront via Facebook as well, eliminating the need to create a username and password (and try to remember it). You’ll be able to map out addresses with Google Maps directly in the software. Just click on the icon next to the address. More app functionality! You can now mark damage, maintenance, and ...Read More
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