04 February 2019 | 4 sided cages, buy or rent roll cages?, hiring roll cages, how to solve roll cage problem, need more roll cages, pros and cons renting roll cages, rent roll cages, roll cage, roll cage hire, roll cage rental, roll cage rentals, roll cage shortage, roll cages to rent, roll containers, rollcage hire, rollcage rental, rollcages, UK roll cages

Renting roll cages is a viable alternative

Trading on the High Street is so uncertain at the moment[1] that the Finance Director has become even more parsimonious than usual when dishing out money for capital items. Here's another way.

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13 December 2018 | Christmas rush, need more cages, roll cage hire, roll cage rental, running out of roll cages

For want of a nail

A cautionary tale about little things making a big difference to your customer experience

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16 November 2018 | Brexit, cage, containers, hiring roll cages, how to solve roll cage problem, roll, roll cage shortage, roll cages for Christmas, rollcage hire

Don’t feel left out

It’s got Theresa May dancing on thin ice, Macron trying on Napoleon’s bicorne for size and the Germans rubbing their hands and whispering “Komm zu Papa”. Read more if you don't want to feel left out and have a calamity of your own to solve in the lead up to Christmas.

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24 January 2018 | ., advice for Finance Directors, improving balance sheet, logistics, roll cage hire, roll cage rental

The Finance Director Prayer

A prayer for Finance Directors needing help with managing their balance sheet at this important time of year, as the end of tax year looms.

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05 September 2017 | cage, cheap roll cages, hire, how to recover roll cages?, roll, roll cage hire, roll cage rental, save money on roll cages, UK, UK roll cages

Roll cage rental: the cure for christmas insanity

This Autumn you are probably going to do what you do every year- buy a load of roll cages, gradually lose them over three months, then plan to do the same thing this time next year. Not very smart and reminds me of Einstein’s view of insanity, which he defined as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you are expecting things to be any different next year you will need to do something different.

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26 July 2017 | rent roll cages, roll cages for event organisers, short term roll cage hire, short term roll cage rental

Serendipity in business

Every now and then the law of unexpected consequences has a good outcome. Take our roll cage rental business for example. If you ever think about us at all, you probably think that we at Roll Cage Rental only deal in long term rental of roll cages when, actually, we do quite a lot of short-term rentals as well

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26 June 2017 | ., buy or rent roll cages?, cage, pros and cons renting roll cages, rental, roll, roll cage hire, roll cage rentals

Why are you still buying roll cages? (or, the FD’s road to Damascus)

Opening Scene: Finance Director’s suite at the Head Offices of Palaver & Hapless, a national retail and catering supplier with the unfortunate knack of losing any roll cages they actually buy. Jack Cash (Finance Director): (opens email from Logistics Director, shouts out to p.a.) “Gloria, get the Logistics Director on the phone.”

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29 March 2017 | buy or rent roll cages?, rent roll cages, roll cage hire, roll cage recovery, roll cage rental, roll container rental, rollcages, transit equipment

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

This old adage isn’t always correct and if you follow the advice of Richard Carlson Phd - (an expert on happiness and stress reduction) he said: “In fact, the suspicion, cynicism, and doubt that are inherent in this belief can and does keep people from taking advantage of excellent opportunities.”

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22 February 2017 | peak retail trading times, rent roll cages, retail peak periods, retail peak season, roll cage hire, roll cage rental, rollcages, transit equipment

Spring is almost here – are you ready?

Not all of us experience peak trading at the same time. While most retailers would say Christmas is their biggest challenge, many companies feel the pressure at other times of the year such as Easter, Mothers Day and the summer holidays.

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21 February 2017 | laundry cage, lined roll cage, roll cage, roll cage rental, rollcages, snagged linen

Tired of damaging your linen in metal roll cages?

f you operate a laundry you will know the cost of the damage caused by linen catching and tearing on metal roll cages. The alternative is to buy plastic roll cages but they are very expensive ..

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31 January 2017 | 4 sided roll cages to rent, roll cage hire, roll cage rental, roll cages to rent, rollcage rental

Roll cage rental without the pain

If you are thinking of placing your annual order for roll cages perhaps you should ask yourself why? Either your business has grown or you’ve lost some of the cages you bought in previous years. What’s worse, the FD has capped your capital spend ...

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20 September 2016 | 4 sided cages, delivery roll cages, roll cage hire, roll cage rental, roll cages, roll containers, transit equipment

Roll cage rental: marching to a different tune

Do you remember the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin? He played his magic pipe to lure away an infestation of rats from the town but, when it came time to collect, the citizens of Hamelin refused to pay him. So, like any good businessman ...

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13 July 2016 | lost roll cages, roll cage rental, roll cages, rollcage

How music mirrors life

Do you ever take time out to consider the vicissitudes of life, to reflect on those you have loved and lost? Perhaps, like me, your thoughts drift to songs that reflect your mood. Old favourites like “Where have all the cages gone?” or, “You’ve lost that lovin’ roll cage.” The image of the “Heartbreak roll cage” down at the end of lonely street never fails to bring a tear to my eye and the one that always rubs salt in the wound is that all-time classic

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07 April 2016 | Roll Cages

Roll cages: rent or buying usually hurts - until now.

At least once a year, if you use roll cages in the execution of your business, you have to count the number of them you have left and decide how many more you will need if you are going to see out the year without resorting to pallets and all the trouble that causes.

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07 April 2016 | Roll Cages

Renting roll cages doesn’t have to end in tears

When you rent roll cages the emotional gamut runs something like this.

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