Controlling the cost of a MEWP rental fleet is important to be a profitable rental company, but where to begin?
Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.
Technology is changing the way business the world does business.
Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.
Good operating condition and extended life expectancy of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are largely influenced by regular care and maintenance.
In the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is the primary enforcement agency for mobile elevated work platform (MEWP), or commonly known as aerial work platform (AWP), safety on the jobsite.
There are reasons some aerial work platforms (AWP) is considered a top-tier brand, maintains its value and garners a fairly premium price in the used market.
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This January, family-owned rental company HBV Hydraulikbühnen-Verleih GmbH (HBV), based in Spelle, northwestern Germany, received delivery of three Genie® Xtra Capacity™ (XC™) telescopic boom lifts.
When developing new operator protection technology, you must reach beyond equipment and listen to the workers who are using it each and every day.
Due to upcoming industry-wide changes and more high-capacity machine choices on the market, operator knowledge of the total platform load requirements, as well as how the sloped terrain of the jobsite will impact operation, will now be equally as important to know as the required working height and maximum working outreach.
As a rental store owner, you are a savvy business person. You don’t want to just know how to make money on the equipment you have while you own it; you want to know how to make money on the equipment when you sell it too.
If you are new to renting mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), it is important to look for an equipment vendor you can use as a trusted advisor.
From new construction to maintenance and repair work, articulated and telescopic booms put people where they need to be to get the job done.
If you’re on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc., do you have a clear reason why your rental business is participating there or are you out there because “everybody else is doing it”?
To aid customers recovering from the damage done during the flooding...
In the mobile elevating work platform (MEWPs) industry the terms “certified” and “qualified” are often used interchangeably in connection with employees who maintain this type of equipment.
On-site events at your rental business create a wide range of opportunities.
Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames
Aftermarket parts may seem like a small part of your rental business, but they can have a big impact on your bottom line.
The 1990s saw an explosion in the popularity of self-propelled mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on construction and facilities jobsites. Since that time, MEWPs have shown a much longer lifespan in the secondary market, which has led to an increase in the confidence of used equipment — positively affecting demand.
There are many mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) operating in Northern climates with extreme temperatures in North America and Europe.
Growing a business is not easy, it involves a lot of time, dedication and hard work.
Genie Safety Minute: Lifting a Boom and Scissor Lift
Mobile elevated work platforms, or commonly known as MEWPs, need to go through the proper maintenance and services to keep these machines running at an optimal level.
In 2018, CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) consulted several aerial access equipment manufacturers for an access solution to assist in construction and maintenance tasks as part of its activity at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland.
Whether your rental company currently has a social media effort or just getting one started, there is a huge amount of information available on the Internet about everything you supposedly should be doing.
Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use
Pre-owned mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are increasingly popular in rental fleets.
Water damage due to submersion or other extreme water exposure can be harmful to a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP).
Having worked in the Genie® field and phone support for over 20 years, I’ve noticed a couple of things about machine reliability.
In the aerial work platform industry, the terms “qualified” and “certified” are often used interchangeably in connection with training for employees who operate or maintain mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
Choosing the right scissor lift for your jobsite is more than knowing the model’s platform space and lift capacity.