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Point-of-Rental Systems celebrates 30 years

Feb. 15, 2013 – Introduced in 1983, this year marks Point-of-Rental Systems’ 30th anniversary. Point-of-Rental Systems started in 1983 as a division of Overland Rentals, an equipment rental store opened a year earlier by former NASA software engineers that ventured into entrepreneurship. Shortly after opening the store, it became clear that rental management software would dramatically improve productivity. Noting that many of the computer languages used at NASA could be used for writing rental software, Point-of-Rental Software became a reality.


February 1, 2013
By Point-of-Rental Systems



Feb.
1, 2013 – Introduced in 1983, this year marks Point-of-Rental Systems’ 30th
anniversary. Point-of-Rental Systems started in 1983 as a division of Overland Rentals, an equipment
rental store opened a year earlier by former NASA software engineers that ventured
into entrepreneurship. Shortly after opening the store, it became clear that
rental management software would dramatically improve productivity. Noting that
many of the computer languages used at NASA could be used for writing rental
software, Point-of-Rental Software became a reality.

Bob Shaffer, a company founder who is now retired, commented, “The first
edition of Point-of-Rental Software printed rental/sale contracts, controlled
inventory, stored reservations and maintained accounts receivable. It was a
huge improvement over doing everything manually. But, it was nothing compared
to the current version which is a 100 per cent Microsoft Windows Server product
with features and options such as dispatching, using GPS, integrated credit
card processing, dashboards, purchase orders and integrated web site hosting.”

Thirty years later, Point-of-Rental Systems has not slowed down at providing
top-notch service and software to their customers. To assure they remain the
leader in rental management software, Point-of-Rental Systems makes available
yearly updates and enhancements in order to keep businesses on the cutting
edge. Because their programmers know the rental business, Point-of-Rental
Systems has long been the answer to rental management software needs and does
not plan on slowing down.

Related Link
www.point-of-rental.com