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Rental Companies Need Public Relations

If your company rents construction, landscaping or industrial equipment, you should be doing some kind of proactive public relations (PR) effort to build your business.

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What MEWP Should You Choose?

Choosing the right mobile elevated work platform, or MEWP, for your jobsite needs might seem simple enough — but, have you thought it all through?

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Aerial Pros Minute: Lift Guard Contact Alarm

Learn more about the Lift Guard Contact Alarm in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Put Your Rental Store’s Strengths Front and Center

Think about the messages you might see on posters at a retail tire store.

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Maintaining Your Boom’s Cables

All preventive maintenance is important, but the manner in which your boom’s extend/retract cables are maintained is vitally important.

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Genie Safety Minute: Telehandler Protection Structures

Genie safety minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job.

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Tips for Managing Marketing Efforts in Multiple Locations

One of the ways a growing rental company shows success is by expanding to new and different locations.

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MEWPs vs. Scaffolding

Prior to the introduction of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the 1970s, construction industry professionals relied almost exclusively on ladders and scaffolding to access major work at height projects.

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Tips for Marketing Your Rental Store Online

Whether your rental company currently has an online marketing strategy or is just getting one started, there is a huge amount of information available on the Internet about everything you supposedly should be doing.

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Let Customers Be Your Best Spokespeople

You have some satisfied, even delighted, customers.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Chassis Types

Learn more about chassis types in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Service Minute: Aerial Equipment Reliability Tips

Having worked in the Genie® field and phone support for over 20 years, I’ve noticed a couple of things about machine reliability

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Act on Low-Level Access Opportunities

Work always has to be done in the air, and before powered lifts, contractors used ladders and scaffolding.

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Changing Telehandler Axle Oil

It’s no secret, preventive maintenance keeps rental equipment, like telehandlers, running at peak efficiency, day in and day out.

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It’s All About the People

As we celebrated Genie turning 50 in 2016, a lot of people asked what our secret was; how have we succeeded in the aerial industry for over 50 years?

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Genie Safety Minute: Telehandler Suspended Load Hazards

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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Genie® Certified Pre-Owned Equipment | Ask Me Anything Sept. 17th-21st

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Genie® Certified Pre-Owned Equipment | Ask Me Anything event!

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Platform Accessories to Keep in Your Parts Inventory

Sometimes platform accessories are designed to keep your boom lifts in compliance with industry safety standards or safe use practices mandated on customer jobsites.

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Montreal’s Massive New Champlain Bridge Project Calls on 18 Genie® Boom Lifts

Just like many U.S. cities, Montreal faces the challenges of stretching roadway and bridge life well beyond their designed intent — and obtaining funding for updates.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Cold Weather Usage

Learn more about cold weather usage in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Addressing the Challenges of the Upcoming Changes to the ANSI A92 Standards

The upcoming implementation of the new ANSI A92.22 Safe Use and A92.24 Training Standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in the United States is creating quite a bit of confusion in the industry. T

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Trailer-Mounted Booms Are Staples in Rental Fleets

Trailer-mounted booms have become a staple in rental fleets of all sizes.

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Genie Safety Minute: Trailer Boom Transportation Safety

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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Win-Win-Win Rental Relationships

Getting a healthy return on invested capital (ROIC) is a goal for rental companies, end users and manufacturers supplying the industry.

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Light Towers Keep Crews Working in the Dark

Working in the dark has become an experience that most construction workers will participate in during their careers.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Light Tower Generators

Learn more about light tower generators in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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What to Consider When Getting Into the Aerial Rental Market

Whether you’re a start-up or an established rental business, if you are thinking of getting into the aerial rental market – equipment that includes boom lifts, scissor lifts and telehandlers – there are more things to make decisions about than just what equipment to order.

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Routine Maintenance Overview for Genie Telehandlers

Reminding your customers about the importance of checking fluid levels and greasing the machine daily should be something your employees do whenever a telehandler goes out on rent.

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Certification Vs. Qualification for Service, Maintenance and Operating Personnel

One of the most common questions we receive at Genie is: “Will I be certified to work on/inspect/operate Genie® Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) upon successful completion of a Genie technical service or operator training course?”

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Genie Safety Minute: Light Tower Set-Up and Storage

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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Practical Innovations for You

Work always has to be done in the air, such as putting ventilation ducts in place, installing HVAC systems, painting ceilings or roofs, mounting electrical boxes, welding structures or trimming trees.

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Tips for Operating Boom Lifts Above 100 Feet

A “Super Boom” was the nickname first given to Genie® boom lifts, breaking through the industry's vertical height ceiling.

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Controlling Maintenance Repair Time is Key to Lowering Fleet Costs

Controlling the cost of your rental fleet is important to be a profitable rental company, but where do you begin?

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Aerial Pros Minute: Light Tower Types

Learn more about light tower types in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Committed to Training

From a training and safety perspective, one of the biggest challenges the industry sees right now is increasing awareness about why safety training is so important.

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Customer Testimonials Should be Part of Your Marketing Efforts

Capturing customer testimonials is a powerful marketing strategy.

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