Trackunit and Point of Rental have announced a long-term partnership to empower businesses relying on equipment hire to get their jobs done more efficiently.
“We’re going beyond the health and location of the machine,” said Jeff Cohen, president of Trackunit. “By partnering with industry leader Point of Rental, who shares a similar macro vision and desire to raise industry standards, we can connect the ecosystem even further and automate much more than ever.”
Cohen continued, “The partnership enables better customer service, opens communication and allows for transparency across all stakeholders. This partnership makes a ton of sense.”
“Technology is changing the world,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “The Internet Of Things has impacted many different industries – maybe none more than the equipment industry. We’re looking forward to taking IOT to the next level of innovation with Trackunit.”
Via connected API, Point of Rental’s Expert and Elite products will pass data back and forth with the Trackunit Manager system and Trackunit Go application. The connection will make them the second and third Point of Rental products, following their UK-based Syrinx product, to integrate with Trackunit.
Point of Rental sees statuses of on- and off-rent equipment, when equipment is delivered, when it’s called off rent, and when it’s ready for delivery. That will pair with Trackunit’s ability to see that information in realtime and provide it to hire customers online during their contract period with a convenient customer portal.
Billing information will also be seamlessly integrated to improve invoicing accuracy and reduce manual entries.
All in all, the partnership will dramatically reduce equipment downtime, allow hire businesses to provide the best service possible, and empower customers to see exactly what they want from their hire supplier without interrupting front counter operations.
Find out more about how Point of Rental is keeping its users at the forefront of hire software by contacting us at 44 (0) 118 956 9577 or [email protected].
Trackunit specializes in fleet management solutions connecting machines and operators across a wide range of industries. Trackunit’s IoT services collect and analyze machine data in real-time to deliver actionable, proactive and predictive information, empowering customers with data-driven foresight. From operator safety and machine health to business optimization, Trackunit’s industry-leading telematics software, hardware and services benefit the everyday operations of customers worldwide.
In one of the boldest declarations in the industry, Trackunit promises to eliminate downtime by 2025. The ambition of this mission is not only to recover from budget and schedule overruns, but also to re-establish the reputation of the industry for innovation and leadership.
Trackunit services its customers directly from its headquarters in Denmark and Chicago, IL, and through subsidiaries in Sweden, Norway, France, Holland, Germany, and England. Visit Trackunit.com for more information.
About Point of Rental Software
Point of Rental Software provides smart, scalable rental and inventory management software to over 5,000 business locations of all sizes and industries. With offices in the UK, USA, Australia, and South Africa, Point of Rental offers the global rental and hire industry unparalleled customer support and award-winning products designed to streamline operations. Rental Elite delivers customised ERP software for world-class rental corporations. Rental Expert is a full-featured rental management software that optimises complex operations for advanced rental businesses. Syrinx optimizes complex processes for hire depots of any size. Rental Essentials is a cloud-based rental and inventory software that streamlines business for straightforward rental operations. To learn which product is right for your business, call +44 (0) 118 956 9577, visit pointofrental.co.uk or email [email protected].