United Rentals on Dec. 8 announced advanced equipment access management capabilities and an improved rental process for its mobile application. The app allows customers to manage equipment and rental tasks using their mobile devices.
According to a United Rentals release, the new features include:
Managing equipment access. This function enables users with permission to view equipment access PIN codes in the app.
Browsing equipment and details. Customers can browse United Rentals’ equipment catalog and access product specifications and descriptions.
Viewing pricing and reserving equipment. Customers can view account-specific pricing and complete checkouts.
Monitoring real-time equipment data: Users can track usage and location through telematics.
The added features “are direct responses to our customers’ needs for safety and productivity, Tony Leopold, senior vice president of strategy and digital at United Rentals, said in the release.
United Rentals has 1,500 locations in North America and operates in 49 states and every Canadian province. Clients include construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers about 4,800 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $21 billion, according to the company.
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