EZRentOut Feature Releases August 2020

August 2020 release notes

The EZRentOut team rolled out some exciting features in the past months. As part of our effort to help you improve functionality and streamline workflows, we added enhancements to our Custom Fields and Bundles features. We also added new features that enable you to easily charge delivery and pickup fees, add serial numbers to Order Line Items, and much more!

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After the Pandemic: Key Trends to Watch in Construction Equipment Rental

What to expect from the future of the construction equipment rental

As of July 20th, the US has entered its fourth phase of reopening amidst COVID-19 lockdowns. The extent of relaxing the lockdown and reopening the economy varies widely across different states, counties, and even cities. Businesses that operate indoors are more hard-hit than ones that lend themselves more to social distancing. The construction industry is among those that are steadily opening up with work resuming at sites across the country.

Many states including Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New York have either reopened or are in the process of reopening the construction industry. While nonessential construction projects are still on hold, all essential ones, such as bridges, hospitals, affordable housing, and homeless shelters, are ready to start again.

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10 Cost Cutting Ideas & Money Saving Tips For Your Rental Business

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While there are several different kinds of rental businesses out there, they all share a similar goal – increasing profits. As you focus on making money, make sure your company should also find ways to save money. Every rental business should have an emergency fund, but there are many that don’t. No matter what kind of rental company you operate, you should be looking for ways to save money and cut costs.

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Keep Students Accountable for Rental Equipment With Online Rental Booking Software

Hold students accountable for rentals with an online rental booking software

The US education sector was valued at $1,350 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach approximately $2,040 billion by 2026. With a CAGR of more than 4.5%, the education sector continues to grow at an exponential rate.

With an ever-increasing number of students enrolling each year, educational institutions have the additional administrative burden of safeguarding valuable rental equipment while still providing students with everything they need in a timely fashion.

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Boost Productivity with These 5 Work Order Management Hints

Work order management tips EZRentOut

Do you run a small business? Then you know that there are always more tasks to handle than hours in the day. These can range from ordering inventory and undertaking quality checks to carrying out maintenance tasks and ensuring compliance.

For maintenance tasks,  employees need instructions and direction, equipment downtimes have to be scheduled well in advance, and there needs to be coordination between all departments and locations.

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3 Ways You Can Optimize Your Rental Website for Quarantine Traffic

3 ways to optimize your website for quarantine traffic

These are uncertain times for businesses around the world. From remote work to remote operations, companies are adjusting their business model to adapt to the “new normal”.

Since this is a time for social distancing, rental businesses need to think beyond brick and mortar. If you have been considering an e-commerce presence, this is the ideal time to take action. Take your business online and continue operations via a rental website. 

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4 Ideas to Execute with Your Rental Inventory Tracking Software During the Slow Business Season

Use Your Rental Inventory Tracking Software to Perform These 4 Useful Tasks

Every business, irrespective of the industry they’re in, can go through a slow business season. The question is, how do you use this time in a way that benefits the business.

Think of it this way: a slow business season gives you the opportunity to step away from the day to day business operations and focus on pending tasks you always wanted to do but couldn’t fit into your schedule.

This is an efficient way to tackle the sales slump, and will also prove benefits in the long run. You’ll have everything in order, ready to go once things start looking up again. Do you have a few projects you’ve been putting off for a while now? Now is your chance to catch up on some of them.

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