What's the Best Equipment Rental software?

Learn about the similarities and differences between top equipment rental software solutions such as Quipli, Booqable, EZRentOut, Point of Rental, Alert and more. 

How each compared on the two leading review sites: Capterra and G2

Per user reviews aggregated on both G2 and Capterra, Quipli comes out on top on both review platforms.

Platform
Quipli
Point of Rental
Alert
Capterra Rating
4.9 / 5
4.3 / 5
4.6 / 5
G2 Rating
5 / 5
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Pricing, Implementation, & Customer Support Comparisons

As far as pricing goes, Rentle, and Rentrax placed on the least expensive tier while Quipli, Booqable, and EZRentOut were mid-tier. Point of Rental and Alert placed high for overall price due to their costly and time-intensive implementations, hosting costs, and higher ongoing fees.

Of each option, only Quipli, Point of Rental and Alert offers an onboarding team, however the onboarding time (time it takes to launch a website) varies greatly between each. 

Quipli
Point of Rental
Alert
Year Founded
2020
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1976
Pricing
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Onboarding Team
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Onboarding Time
7 Days
4 Weeks
4-6 Weeks
Response Time
5-Minute Response Time; 24/7
3 Business Day Response Time
1 Day Response Time
Phone Support
Yes
$75/call
Yes
Email Support
Yes
No
Yes
Chat Support
Yes
No
Yes
Text Support
Yes
No
No

An Important Note on Customer Support and Pricing

Among equipment rental SaaS solutions, you’ll find a wide range of support options – and quality. Be sure to diligence this when exploring providers. Some Point of Rental customers, for example, have reported a $75 charge for each support call and over a week in average response time while other options outsource their support centers outside of the United States. Quipli’s average response time during business hours is less than five minutes, and at no additional charge.

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Customer Segments

The rental industry is a broad space with a wide range of different sub-niches. Along with heavy equipment rental companies, there are also rental businesses specializing in golf carts, outdoor gear like kayaks, and more.

Here’s how different equipment rental SaaS platforms stack up for different types of rental businesses.

Construction & Equipment Rental

Depending on the size and nature of your rental business, different software platforms might make the most sense for you.

Are you a small operation you’re running out of your own home? Or do you have a brick-and-mortar office and equipment storage area? If so, do you have multiple locations?

Quipli caters to rental businesses of various sizes and maturity levels, ranging from single location general tool rental companies to established heavy equipment operators with multiple locations across entire regions.

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Brick and Mortar
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Large Multi-Location
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Other Rental Niches

Along with your company’s size and maturity level, your specific rental equipment niche is also a factor that can affect which software platform you should use. For example, party and event rental may opt for a system like Booqable, whereas general tool and construction equipment may find a better fit in Quipli.

In addition to a core focus on providing solutions for construction equipment rental outfits, Quipli also caters heavily to businesses in the recreational rentals, medical rentals, and mobility rentals spaces.

Niche
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Point of Rental
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Recreational Rentals (ATV, Boat)
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Golf Cart Rentals
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Dumpster Rentals
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Party & Event Rental
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Medical Equipment Rentals
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Mobility Rentals
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Among equipment rental SaaS solutions, most providers will offer either comprehensive documentation; a live support service; or both.

Quipli takes it a step further by also offering complimentary growth webinars for subscribers, where you’ll learn new strategies and actionable tactics for growing your rental business.

Support Type
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Point of Rental
Alert
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Live Help
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Documentation (Help Centers)
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Product Features

Core Rental Software Features

If you’re looking for a full suite of core rental software features, Quipli is among the most robust and comprehensive options. Each of options carries many of the essential ingredients for a rental software platform, however only Quipli, EZRentOut, Rentrax, and Alert checked off all of the options.

Feature
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Point of Rental
Alert
E-commerce Capbility
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Booking / Scheduling Software
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Inventory Management
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Real-Time Inventory Calendar
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Smooth Online Checkout Process
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In Person Point of Sale (Stripe)
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Financial Management: Accounting, Pricing & Invoicing

When it comes to handling the financial aspects of your rental business, Quipli is at the top of its class for comprehensive accounting, payments, and invoicing features. Each platform is built to offer the essential finance features, but advanced offerings such as QuickBooks online integrations, automated taxes, order extensions with updated invoices, and quote and upsell management were reserved for only a few. Quipli also has the ability to offer online payments via its white label ecommerce platform as well as in-store, so you can see both sets of transactions in a single system.

Feature
Quipli
Point of Rental
Alert
Accounting
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Payments
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Rate/Pricing Management
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Automated Taxes
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Contract Management
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Order Extensions with updated invoices
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Invoicing On Account Customers
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Credit Card Terminal
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Quote/Upsell Management
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Quickbooks Integraiton
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Revenue Trends & Insights
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Utilization Reporting
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Additional Features

Quipli also provides a suite of additional bonus features, including service and repair management, QR code functionality, and more.

Feature
Quipli
Point of Rental
Alert
Service & Repair / Parts Management
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QR Code Check In/Out
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Basic Drivers License Capture
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Holiday Pricing Functionality
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App / Device Functionality

You can access Quipli at any time using their progressive web app. At the same time, your customers can also use a convenient app to access your site and book rentals.

Feature
Quipli
Point of Rental
Alert
App Functionality – Admin Console
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App Functionality – Website
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Multi-Device Functionality
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Marketing and Integrations

Quipli sets itself apart from most of its competitors by offering a comprehensive suite of marketing-as-a-service (MaaS) features. These include SEO assessments and enhancements, as well as driving ROI-focused online marketing campaigns.

Feature
Quipli
Point of Rental
Alert
Marketing Service Providers
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Easy Website Integration
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Chat Features / Embedded Chat Features
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Social Sign In / Google / Facebook
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Customer Profiles
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Order Extensions with updated invoices
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Mulit-Store Location Support
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Email Marketing Integration
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How Quipli Will Simplify Your Rental Business

By combining an integrated payment system with an effortless online rental experience for your construction rental equipment, Quipli allows you to run an airtight equipment rental platform that is geared for success.

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