· United Rentals named JCB North America its 2020 Supplier of the Year in recognition of value, delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence.
· JCB North America supplies United Rentals with telescopic handlers, straight-mast forklifts and other construction equipment.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Construction equipment manufacturer, JCB North America, was recognized this month by United Rentals, Inc. as its 2020 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes JCB for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence. This is the second year in a row that JCB has been recognized with this achievement.
“Being recognized for the second year in a row as the United Rentals Supplier of the Year is an outstanding achievement for JCB and a tremendous recognition in particular during this challenging year,” said Andrea Whelan, vice president for Direct Sales at JCB North America. “Our team at JCB is proud to continue to support our partner of over 20 years, and this award is an acknowledgment of the hard work and commitment the team provides.”
JCB has supplied United Rentals with a large range of construction equipment and material handlers since the company was founded in 1997.
“I would like to congratulate JCB for being named the 2020 United Rentals Supplier of the Year," said T.J. Mahoney, vice president of Supply Chain for United Rentals.
“As we all know, 2020 brought a year of uncertainty. We thank JCB for its ability to consistently find new ways to support our teams in the field and at our service locations. Whether it be through virtual product installations and training events or new COVID safety procedures, JCB has continued to show perseverance and dedication to excellence through their products and customer support.”
United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,154 rental locations in North America and 11 in Europe. In North America, the company operates in 49 states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 18,250 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.
JCB is the world’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of construction, agricultural and defense equipment. From its North American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia, and at 21 other manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom, China, India and Brazil, JCB manufactures a range of more than 300 products for customers in 150 countries. JCB products include Loadall telescopic handlers, backhoe loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, compact excavators, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Access aerial work platforms, rough terrain forklifts, and Fastrac tractors. For more information, visit www.jcb.com.