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    The Rental Journal and Kennards Hire team up to promote Hire Industry

    Published on 21 June 2021, Monday, 6:43 PM
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    Today, the fastest growing podcast in the equipment hire industry, The Rental Journal and Kennards Hire, equipment hire business, announced an exciting 12-month partnership to promote the benefits of working in hire and showcase the legends behind the iconic hire brands.

    The Rental Journal aims to increase awareness of the hire and rental industry while also providing a platform for listeners to learn about the experiences of others in the industry. The weekly podcast features interviews with hire industry experts offering unparalleled insights into business successes and challenges, career progression, new technologies and industry-leading initiatives from around the world.

    Founder and podcast host, Mark Simonsen, said, “I started The Rental Journal to give back to the industry that provided me a career.

    “Our goal is simple. We want to share insights from leaders both past and emerging within the hire rental space around the globe. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and I have been blown away to know the podcast is listened to by people from 32 different countries.”

    Kennards Hire’s, General Manager, Marketing & Customer Experience, Manelle Merhi, said, “One of Kennards Hire’s values since the company’s beginnings in 1948 has been to ‘Taking Hire Higher’ and this podcast perfectly embodies that value. Kennards Hire has always been passionate about challenging industry convention, learning, improving and being innovative. We are proud to now be partnering with a leading industry podcast that set out to achieve exactly that.”

    With a line-up of well-known industry figures such as Andy Kennard (Kennards Hire), Adrian Manning (Coates Hire), Braden Murrin (CEA), Bruce Fouracre (1300TempFence), Allen Besseling (Hire Express), Doug Dougherty (Cooper Equipment Rentals), Angela McLachlan (Onsite Rental Group), Peter Lancken (Kennards Hire) and more, there is a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to be gleaned from those that are truly passionate about hire and the industries it supports.

    To listen to the back catalogue of current, past and future leaders of the equipment hire industry, or to suggest somebody you’d like to hear interviewed, visit

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    Nathan Mills
    Nathan is a seasoned Kennards Hire team member passionate about empowering DIYers in their projects. He loves everything DIY and brings together years of equipment and project experience to help customers get the right tools for their next job.