All Rental operations Articles

Strong recovery for VP Plc
UK company reports profit rise and capital investment focused on eco-friendly solutions 
Extended version of IRN100 now available
Extended edition includes added commentary and detail on the world’s top 100 rental companies
ERA forecasts 5.6% rental growth in 2022
European equipment rental market recovered by 6.3% this year after a 7.2% fall in 2020
Mills rebrands to reflect growth and vision
New branding reflects growth, shared economy and people-focused ethos
Speedy gathers momentum
UK company’s half-year results buoyed by major infrastructure projects and efficiencies
VP PLC buys small access renter
Acquisition of M&S Hire Ltd will boost VP’s MEP Hire business
Herc acquires US lifting specialist
Chicago-based SkyKing Lift Rentals joins the Herc Rentals business
Services and long-term rentals boost GAM
Services such as equipment sales and training now account for 38% of GAM’s business
Speedy opens low carbon innovation centre
New Milton Keynes Innovation Centre to showcase carbon-zero tools and equipment
HKL launches ‘Baushop 2.0’ stores
National roll-out of ‘new concept’ sales stores follow successful trial in Hamburg
Warning for rental on telematics cybersecurity
Rental companies need to be aware or cybersecury risks associated with telematics and IoT systems
Speedy adopts science-based net zero targets
Targets will be verified by the Science Based Targets initiative and published over the coming financial year
Haulotte China extends relationship with Zhongeng United
MEWP manufacturer to drive growth by signing second cooperative deal with China-based rental giant 
Tips for contractors to support veterans in construction
United Rentals has compiled a list of the top three ways contractors can support veterans looking to work in the construction industry
Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
Herc buys company in eastern US
Acquisition of Reliable Equipment adds two depots in New Hampshire
Australian rental firm boosts workflows with Inauro
Inauro’s Perspio captures view of fleet along with rental and servicing data 
Podcast: IRN looks at data fusion with Inauro
IRN talks to Angus Kennard (co-CEO) and Max Girault CEO of Australian company Inauro about how rental companies are using digital technology to manage their data.
United Rentals points to ‘sustained recovery’
United Rentals has again upped its full-year guidance, now expecting total revenues to be 8 to 11% higher than originally estimated at the end of 2020
United emissions target to include Scope 3
New emissions goal to include scope 3 emissions from third-party haulers
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