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Sycor.Rental – functions & features

One solution for all rental business processes

Sycor.Rental: a practical, fully integrated ERP industry solution

With Sycor.Rental you have control of the core serialized and non-serialized (bulk) rental processes, along with all other business processes in one solution.

For example, Sycor.Rental covers CRM and offer management, scheduling, returns, service and workshop, and rental invoicing. Use the convincing functions for transport planning and execution to arrange deliveries and pick-ups. Sophisticated finance management lets you maintain an overview of your company's financial situation at all times. Our solution covers long-term, short-term, and project-specific rentals, as well as warehouse and rental agency processes. Flexible automated billing methods are integrated with customer-specific, time and asset-specific prices.

Sycor.Rental provides reliable and transparent support for everyday processes – including the following:

  • Subcontractor rentals
  • Rental cancellation
  • Sale of rental
  • Rental exchange
  • Relocation between rental storage locations
  • Intercompany rental processes
  • Large for small
  • Guarantee and insurance management
  • Order-specific service and project services
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The new customer self-service functions are also of great use to our customers. You can offer these services to your own customers and suppliers, with no need for them to purchase licenses. They too only need internet access to view open items, invoices, delivery notes, rental inventories, and more.

The comprehensive functions of Sycor.Rental proven in practice include:

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Real-time scheduling

  • For machines, equipment, accessories, and operating personnel
  • Across multiple workstations and locations
  • With integrated service and maintenance dates
  • With convenient filter functions
 
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Transport management

  • With working periods and rest periods for drivers, remaining shift, and driving time
  • With suitable delivery dates and time slots
  • With visualized route planning, including loading and unloading points displayed on the map
  • With parallel scheduling of multiple routes
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Workshop and service

  • For the planning and execution of workshop and service orders
  • With feedback to scheduling and purchasing
  • With seamless recording of required replacement parts, consumables, and labor times, as well as their allocation to originators
  • Availability of the information in the equipment file for the assets (asset management)
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Asset lifecycle management

  • Management of the entire lifecycle for equipment, machines, vehicles, and accessories
  • With access to all data from purchase to sale in real time
  • With convergence of information from the finance, workshop, and service modules
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Finance management

  • Including financial accounting, asset accounting, and cost
  • With full control over accounting, receivables, and payables, as well as budgets, forecasts, and cash flow
  • Fully integrated with all processes in the industry solution
  • With powerful analysis tools for continuous transparency

Sycor.Rental – fully mobile, intuitive, and role-based

With Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations as its basis, Sycor.Rental is fully mobile, intuitive, and role-based. This ensures efficient, streamlined processes and a high level of user satisfaction.

Through the new web-based client, instead of a Windows desktop client, Sycor.Rental is a fully mobile ERP industry solution for the rental, trade, and service of mobile goods – accessible on any device. Employees can use Sycor.Rental on a smart phone or tablet anywhere and at anytime, even on a customer's construction site or in a large open-air storage facility. Both keyboard and touch screen input is supported.

The workspace concept focuses on the employee, who is provided with a tidy, customizable, digital workspace that is suited to the respective field of responsibility. It routinely brings together all required information and functions based on roles. Specific business intelligence functions and dashboards, optionally provided via Microsoft Power BI, supplement the workspace. This ensures short processing times and quick decisions.

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Optimized functions for specialized rental firms

With experience from numerous projects around the globe, we have integrated optimized functions for specialized rental firms in Sycor.Rental. After all, not all rental firms are the same – the day-to-day requirements vary.

Construction equipment, machines and tools*

  • Graphical scheduling with and without personnel, across sites
  • Quoting, planning and controlling at the (individual) equipment level
  • Costs (workshop & service, acquisition costs, net book values), sales monitoring, capacity utilization, asset lifecycle management at the individual equipment level 
  • Accessory and equipment management, spare and replacement parts
  • Used and new equipment trade
  • Workshop, repair and service management
  • Skills and qualification management for personnel
  • Transport planning and processing
  • Link to fixed assets
  • Mapping of setup times
  • Guarantee and insurance management
  • Order-specific service and project services
  • Long-term rentals, flexible terms and conditions management, rental cancellations
  • Leasing
  • Subcontractor rentals
  • Large for small
  • Relocation between rental storage locations
  • Sale of rental 
  • OTC business
  • Efficient order processing
  • Set management with purchase and rental
  • Mixed orders
  • One-stop shop
  • POS integration support
  • Inventory and warehouse management
  • Material requirements planning

Cranes*

  • Demand-based and customer-specific configuration of tower cranes
  • Ballast transports
  • Project-specific transport management (final transport per order), quoting, route planning and attendant management, heavy goods transport, permit management
  • Setup times, setup and takedown
  • Time recording, service times, settlement
  • Document management for construction site inspections, operation scheduling
  • Graphical scheduling with and without personnel
  • Project-specific and order-specific preliminary and final costing
  • Planning and controlling at the (individual) equipment level
  • Costs (workshop & service, acquisition costs, net book values), sales monitoring, capacity utilization, asset lifecycle management at the individual equipment level 
  • Accessory and equipment management, spare and replacement parts
  • Used and new equipment trade
  • Workshop, repair and service management
  • Guarantee and insurance management, general and per project
  • Order-specific service and project services
  • Long-term rentals, flexible terms and conditions management, rental cancellations
  • Leasing

Working platforms*

  • Graphical scheduling with and without personnel
  • Delivery and pickup management, transport optimization, avoiding deadheads
  • Transport planning with delivery times and windows
  • Geo-coordinates and address validation supported in addition to address management
  • Setup of delivery and return checklists to improve service quality and avoid costs
  • Determination of transport costs (item-specific)
  • Project-specific and order-specific preliminary and final costing, planning and controlling at the (individual) equipment level
  • Costs (workshop & service, acquisition costs, net book values), sales monitoring, capacity utilization, asset lifecycle management at the individual equipment level 
  • Accessory and equipment management, spare and replacement parts
  • Used and new equipment trade
  • Workshop, repair and service management
  • Long-term rentals, flexible terms and conditions management, rental cancellations, rental exchange

Mobile containers*

  • Graphical scheduling across locations in real time
  • Costs (workshop & service, acquisition costs, net book values), sales monitoring, capacity utilization, asset lifecycle management at the individual equipment level
  • Quoting, planning and controlling at the (individual) equipment level
  • Order-specific and individual configuration and installation
  • Accessory and equipment management, spare and replacement parts
  • Sanitary equipment
  • Long-term rentals, flexible terms and conditions management, rental cancellations
  • Transport management – planning and processing
  • Order-specific service and project services, service management
  • Guarantee and insurance management
  • Relocation between rental storage locations

Car rental*

  • Graphical scheduling across locations in real time
  • Large for small
  • Quoting, planning and controlling at the (individual) vehicle level
  • Costs (workshop & service, acquisition costs, net book values), sales monitoring, capacity utilization, asset lifecycle management at the vehicle level
  • Accessory and equipment management
  • Fleet planning and management including service and repair administration
  • Fleet additions and disposals with the help of purchasing and order management
  • Procurement planning, purchasing planning
  • Fleet management and full-service rentals
  • POS, depot rental, outlet, rental agency
  • Vehicle document management
  • Delivery and return checklists
  • Used car trade
  • Workshop, repair and service management
  • Relocation between rental locations, returns, consolidated transport
  • Transport planning and processing        
  • Link to fixed assets
  • Guarantee and insurance management

Scaffolding, construction fencing and formwork*

  • Graphical scheduling for bulk rentals, across locations in real time, with and without personnel
  • Bulk returns, project returns, partial returns
  • Quality-dependent handling of returned materials, cleaning, repairs, scrapping
  • Construction site transfers
  • Blanket settlement or by construction progress
  • With setup (scaffolding) and cost-based settlement
  • Quoting, planning and controlling
  • Costs (workshop & service, acquisition costs, net book values), sales monitoring, capacity utilization, lifecycle management
  • Configuration, order-specific and individual setup
  • With personnel (scheduling) services, cost-based
  • Transport planning and processing
  • Order-specific service and project services
  • Subcontractor rentals
  • Relocation between rental locations, material requirements planning
  • Sale of rental

*The functions listed here are merely a selection. If you would like to learn even more about the Sycor.Rental functions, please contact us – in an online demo, we can show you what our solution can do for you and your business.

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