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How can preventative maintenance improve your rental business?

How can preventative maintenance improve your rental business?

08 December 2014

When your equipment goes out on hire, you need to ensure that it leaves your depot in optimum working condition to avoid costly on-site breakdowns and avert project delays. Using scheduled maintenance is a significant step towards achieving better equipment performance and improving utilisation.

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Moving forward with mobile technology: What a hire business should consider

Moving forward with mobile technology: What a hire business should consider

17 August 2014

Smart phones and other mobile devices are impacting on many lines of business in the hire industry. Now the jobs of delivery drivers, workshop fitters, depot managers and sales and account managers have been revolutionised with the ability to access, amend and input hire data in real-time from any location, from a host of different mobile devices.

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Now where did I put that proof of delivery...?

Now where did I put that proof of delivery...?

08 January 2014

With our vast experience, we have always been impressed with the weird and wonderful ways that hire businesses attempts to keep their contract paperwork straight. Organised chaos often reigns, with haphazard mountains of documents eventually being deposited into large filing cabinets when the pile becomes a health and safety risk!

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The hire industry in 2013 and beyond

The hire industry in 2013 and beyond

19 September 2013

As we move forwards, the potential for innovation in software development seems limitless and the challenge now is to deliver even greater transparency and more interconnections between businesses and stakeholders.

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Computerise to survive

Computerise to survive

25 July 2013

In Richard van der Knaap's second blog commemorating MCS' 30 years in the software business, he considers how MCS and the hire industry both have had to embrace the onslaught of computerisation and the convergence of technology standards.

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