How to Select a Heavy Equipment Fleet Management Solution

Are you looking to select a heavy equipment fleet management solution? Oftentimes, an impactful step to take for organizational improvement is a fully integrated software solution. Some software essentials to look for include customer, contract, and financial management to ensure equipment rental processes run smoothly. Let’s explore some steps to take and things to consider…
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Enterprise Asset Management Best Practices for Rental Equipment

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems are crucial to be a successful organization. There are a few areas of your business that you can improve when using an EAM system, such as fleet management, as well as customer service with your rental equipment. These improvements can allow you to become a business that has the capacity…
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Tips for Successful Equipment Inventory Management

A successful operation is normally measured by the number of vehicles in use or worker efficiency. However, equipment management is also a critical part of the business and regularly the most critically overlooked. If you’re in the business of renting or utilizing high volumes of equipment, you won’t want to miss these seven tips for…
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5 Steps to Effective Forklift Fleet Management

Looking for effective ways to improve your forklift fleet management? We’ve compiled 5 important steps to help you achieve this! 1. Embrace ERP Software In an age of rapidly improving and increasingly powerful technology, a significant first step towards effective forklift fleet management is acceptance of equipment/rental management software. This software often appears in the…
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What are the Primary Business Benefits of an ERP System?

Operating a business without an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is like trying to complete a scavenger hunt without any clues. You will have to find clues based on your instincts and intuition. Sometimes your instincts will lead you down the right path, but it’s wise to have a list of clues. Simply put, an…
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Infor Software Alternatives for Equipment Rental & ERP Software

Infor is a popular global software company that builds SMB and Enterprise ERP software cloud products for industries. However, it's always healthy to compare alternatives to find the ERP software that's right for your business. Here are five Infor software alternatives: Baseplan Software Group For more than 30 years Baseplan Software Group has grown into a superb, full-service company that specializes…
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10 IT Change Manager Interview Questions

Change is constant within successful companies, especially in the technology field. The landscape is always shifting and organizations who are geared toward success need to keep up with this change. In this scenario, it is a great idea to hire an IT Change Manager. This position is someone who would oversee any and all changes…
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10 IT System Administrator Interview Questions

Hiring an IT System Administrator is a difficult task. You need to find someone who has the requisite skills for the position, while being the right personality fit for your company. The best way to weed out this person from your candidate pool is to ask the right interview questions. Read on for our favorite…
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Worry Free Equipment Rental Software: What To Look For

Managing your equipment rental business can be a tough nut to crack. Do you use a software? Or do you rely on just yourself and your books? At Baseplan we definitely advocate for an equipment rental software, with over twenty years experience in this field we can say with confidence that it is the way…
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How To Monitor Real Time Asset Utilization Ratio

A crucial thing to know when operating a large equipment business, whether it be rental or construction, is your real time asset utilization ratio. When put very basically, it is what equipment is being used entirely at this very moment. As mentioned, it is essential to running your business and how to best calculate it…
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The Complete Rental Equipment Software Checklist

Welcome to the ultimate rental equipment management software checklist. This checklist was created to help in your search for the right rental equipment software your business. At Baseplan, we have been providing equipment and rental management software for 32 years, so we’ve learned a thing or two on what to look for, and what you…
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7 Industries With Equipment Rental Management Software Benefits

Equipment Rental Management Software benefits your business, a statement you have probably heard if you are in equipment rental. Most likely, you are skeptical about if it would really benefit your business. This is quite understandable, many of the software options out there aren’t equipped to truly help your business. But, if you are in…
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