Early returns

There are two things for sure about managing a rental business.  It moves fast and it's unpredictable.
Your clients will do all sorts of things like be early, late and not show at all.  Meanwhile your system must cope and you must never make double bookings, but never turning away business you could do either!

One common situation is an early return of a bike or entire reservation.
When this happens BRM automatically makes the bikes available to the next rental.

Take this scenario.  3 bikes booked for 5 days:



Then the customer returns the bikes early:



Finally, you can book 2 of the bikes out to the next person: