How they do it: Hilti’s ”Fleet Management” allows customers to rent its tools for a fixed monthly payment instead of needing to buy them. This contract includes the exchange of tools for the newest models as well as service and maitenance. The customer avoids a upfront investment and has an easy way to budget the tool costs going forward.
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How they do it: The Home Depot offers a range of vehicles and tools for rent at over 1,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada, providing value and convenience for both our Pro and DIY customers. Customers do not need to purchase specialized equipment, but can rent them for a specific project’s duration.
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How they do it: Foxconn also acts as contract manufacturer for companies such as Apple. This allows Apple to utilize Foxconn’s large production facilities and low cost facilities to mass-produce their products. By offering contract manufacturing Foxconn allows its customers to avoid building own production facilities which would require large investments.
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How they do it: Mobility’s value proposition is to have a model of shared car ownership. Hence, individual customers can avoid purchasing and maintaining a car but join the cooperative and thus get the right to use a car as they need it. As a lot of cars that are privately owned have significant downtime, the model of shared ownership increases the utilization of the individual car and thus lower the cost for everyone.
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How they do it: Dropbox file hosting space is not owned by the customer, but he can utilize it to store his files online. This eliminates the need for a physical hard drive.
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