Alert features

While not an exhaustive list, here are some popular features that make Alert an industry leader in rental management technology, and two-time winner of the RER Innovative Product Award.

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E-Commerce is true online shopping for your clients, which is a revolution in rental.

  • Developers Tool Kit provided to your web designer
  • You maintain control of who can place an order
  • You determine the criteria for adding, changing, or deleting reservations

Web Services

Alert’s suite of services for which we provide both a web developers tool kit and a sandbox.

  • Web Requests
  • Customer Portal
  • Web credit card payments

Commission Manager

Commissions are just the beginning. Alert’s Commission Manager system is a superior way to manage your sales team with automations that have thought of everything.

  • Multiple commission plans
  • Sliding scale based on discounting
  • Commissions credited based on invoice date or paid in full

Sign and Rent

Empower your customers to sign rental contracts from anywhere – the rental counter, their phone, tablet, or PC.

  • Collect payments
  • Add pictures
  • Take notes

Rental Inventory Management

Let Alert answer one of the universal questions in the rental business: where’s my stuff?

  • Distinguish between home base and physical locations
  • Tools to help take inventory
  • Local, regional, and global availability

Dispatch Features

Alert’s popular graphical Dispatcher Dashboard allows you to save hours of time and a forest of paper.

  • Drag and Drop to create routes
  • See what staff are on routes
  • One click to send route to GPS

Event Functionality

Learn why Alert is a top choice of The Special Event Top 30 and the #1 choice of the top 10.

  • Split and merge tickets
  • Dispatch Dashboard
  • SubRental
  • Event Rates
  • Attach CAD drawings
  • Mass notification by email and text

Operational Intelligence

Leverage Alert’s technology to reduce friction with your customers.

  • Signature Capture
  • Integrated Email
  • Credit Card Processing

Rate Flexibility

If you’ve thought of charging rates in a particular way, we already do it. That’s the advantage of decades of experience in rental.

  • Construction/tool rate formulas
  • Event rate calculations
  • Rates used by specific industries

Job Costing

Track revenue including rental, sales, and damage waiver against expenses such as overhead, travel, transportation, subrental, and labor.

  • Worksheets can be approved before bidding
  • Graphical Job Costing Dashboard
  • Full reporting capabilities

Alert has a built-in CRM capability, and we also integrate with popular CRM application Zoho.

  • Customer Contact Information
  • Customer Surveys
  • Integration with Zoho

Cloud Hosting

Tired of replacing expensive servers and maintaining an IT department? Let Alert host your system on the Cloud.

  • Secure co-located servers
  • Professionally managed
  • Good option for multiple locations

Data Management

You know you have a lot of data – now what? Alert has a variety of ways for you to clean up, gather and manipulate information from your system.

  • Import/Export
  • Report generating tools
  • Mobile Inventory Manager

Purchase Order

Alert’s Purchase Order Module allows your purchasing team to follow best practices to purchase rental assets, supplies, and sales inventory.

  • Manage expenditures
  • Verify correct billing
  • Automation saves time

Accounting Features

Seamlessly integrate to your general ledger and maintain in-depth information on your accounts receivable.

  • Integrate to popular accounting packages
  • Document Center centralizes all communication from the back office
  • Advanced sales tax reporting

Work Order and Preventive Maintenance

Everything you need to maintain your fleet, track customer repairs, and stay on top of your preventive maintenance.

  • Internal and external work orders
  • Automated work order creation
  • Multiple triggers for preventive maintenance
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EasyVault Backup

Your data is your business. Rest easy knowing that you can recover from unintended data loss in minutes instead of days.

  • Automated
  • Cloud based
  • Proven restoration

Report Writer

Your rental system is of no use if you can’t get the information you need from it the way you want it.

  • Write custom reports
  • Modify existing reports
  • Schedule reports


From Cloud Hosting/SaaS to an on-premise Linux or Windows server, since Alert is completely scale-able, we offer pricing options that fit every budget and and server configurations that solve most challenges.

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