The ARA offers several benchmarking reports to help members compare their business with others in the industry.
Cost of Doing Business (CODB) Report
The 2013 CODB Report, compiled with information from more than 330 ARA general member rental stores in the United States and Canada, offers:
- Insights into key financial performance measures
- Tools for understanding and improving your business
- Ways to plan for profitability and performance
In other words, it provides important information that will help you
understand your business better, see how you rank in the industry
and give you the tools you need to make your business even better.
ONLINE - This version allows you to:
- Access the online report 24/7
- Drill down and aggregate the data using the on-demand
reports and graphs
- Create customized reports that allow you to look at multiple criteria at once and then download those reports in Excel or PDF formats.
ARA members who participated in the survey receive online access to the report, the customized Company Performance Report and the on-demand reports and graphs free. Members who did not participate in the survey may purchase the online report for $350. Nonmembers may purchase it for $650. To purchase, click here.
Purchasers will receive an email with access instructions.
View the CODB Table of Contents
If you prefer the printed version, click here to order the standard report.