Metrics to Measure Financial Performance for Equipment Rental Companies

Your equipment rental company may be hustling, bustling and overflowing with orders, yet you may still have problems paying your monthly bills. Regularly reviewing a number of general small business metrics and industry-specific key performance indicators (KPIs) can help you pinpoint and correct problem areas that are impacting your financial performance while eating away at [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:11:49-05:00August 8th, 2016|Categories: Business Intelligence, Featured|Tags: |

6 Ways Your Peers Are Improving Rental Management Maturity

The rental industry is booming, and the rental management software industry is booming right along with it. Whether your company rents heavy duty construction equipment, cameras, party supplies, tools or any number of other items, rental firms seeking a competitive edge have been turning to advanced software to better manage their rental needs. Here are [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:13:18-05:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Grow Your Business, Innovation|

Top 15 Rental Software Must-Have Capabilities

According to the American Rental Association (ARA), the equipment rental industry has been growing at a rate four times faster than the rest of the post-economic crisis economy. Equipment rentals are poised for even greater growth throughout the rest of 2016 and into 2017. What is your company doing to get the most out of [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:14:44-05:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Grow Your Business|

ARM Interim Release Download & Installation Instructions

Interim Release Downloads (IRD) are minor updates and/or hotfixes that are released in between major version upgrades to customers current on their software maintenance. Many of these releases come directly from Sage and include tax tables, eFiling and Reporting updates, and sometime security updates. We also provide hotfixes for issues we find in ARM as [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:14:52-05:00July 26th, 2016|Categories: New Features|Tags: |

Is Your Rental Management System Reactive or Proactive?

So, you have a rental management and accounting solution that does a pretty good job of keeping track of your rental fleet and can write contracts. Good for you! Aside from that, what are you getting from your system? Does it help you determine the best use of cash? Does it remind you when inventory [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:15:19-05:00July 1st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Grow Your Business|

Walking the Inventory Tightrope

Techniques for Effective Management of Rental Inventories In the rental industry, a company’s profitability is dependent on its ability to keep inventory overhead costs low, while ensuring an ever-adequate supply and selection for your customers. Walking this fine line is difficult at best. While you cannot control all the variables affecting what, when, and from where people rent, it makes [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:15:42-05:00June 18th, 2016|Categories: Grow Your Business, Risk Management & Security|Tags: |

What steps can I take to ensure ARM Software emails get delivered to my inbox?

This post was updated on November 16, 2016 As a ARM Software customer, partner or friend, you may get emails from us from time to time. Since we send emails to several hundred or even several thousand people at once, we need to use an email marketing tool to help us accomplish this. Sometimes that results [...]

By |2018-02-12T13:48:37-06:00April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Featured, Tips & Tricks|

Notice of Interim Release – ARM 4.50.7.16

We have released the latest Interim Release Download for the ARM product for Sage ERP 100 (formerly MAS 90 & 200) version 4.50 and 4.4.  Please do not download this file unless you are certain that your ARM software falls within the below specified release levels. See the IRD Download & Installation Instructions for how to [...]

By |2018-02-12T13:45:56-06:00December 17th, 2013|Categories: New Features|Tags: |

ARA Rental Market Metrics Certifies Automated Rental Management

SAN ANTONIO, TX (August 11, 2013) — Automated Rental Management (ARM), San Antonio, is now the second rental software supplier to meet all of the qualifications and requirements for ARA Rental Market Metrics Certification by the American Rental Association (ARA). ARA is an international trade association based in Moline, Ill., for owners of equipment rental businesses [...]

By |2017-09-22T18:18:40-05:00August 11th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Automated Rental Management Training Class – 8/20-8/21

This course offers the Sage 100 ERP (formerly MAS 90 & 200) user the opportunity to take advantage of the power and flexibility of Automated Rental Management. Learn how to setup the software to meet your company’s requirements and the processing skills to improve accuracy and save valuable time throughout your daily tasks. By the [...]