A Bit About Ev-ent Hire
Event Hire was established in May 2005, operating from an 8,000 sq ft warehouse in Walsall, West Midlands. With a comparatively small stockholding and a turnover of £250k in the first year of trading, the operation and financial records were done manually.
Without doubt, inspHire has helped Event Hire grow from a simple start up business to a national operation with 3 depots, 50 employees, £3M plus turnover and a reputation as one of the leading suppliers in the event furniture & catering equipment hire sector.
With the dramatic growth of the business during the second year, it was obvious that we needed to establish systems to control our hire stock, forward bookings, delivery & collections, invoicing, financial and customer records.
We had managed an event hire division for a large international company prior to setting up Event Hire, where we had used a bespoke in-house software system to run all aspects of the business, so we knew the key points we were looking for when we were researching potential software systems for Event Hire.
After looking at a number of software solutions, we decided on Insphire for a number of reasons:
Simple, logical operation.
Comprehensive initial training with on-line operating instructions.
An understanding of business operations with established system short cuts.
Ability to add bespoke reporting programmes.
System capable of dealing with multiple depot operation.
Experienced Support Team.
Without doubt, Insphire has helped Event Hire grow from a simple start up business to a national operation with 3 depots, 50m employees, £3M plus turnover and a reputation as one of the leading suppliers in the event furniture & catering equipment hire sector.
Event Hire won the award for Event Hire Company of the Year (multiple outlets) at the 2010 and 2011 Hire Awards of Excellence – hosted by the Hire Association of Europe and the Event Hire association.