January 2020 Vol. 75 No. 1


United Rentals Tackles Worksite Challenges with Digital Solutions, Innovation

United Rentals has launched a comprehensive effort to help construction and industrial companies tackle the challenges of today’s worksite, where projects are getting larger and more complex, equipment is often underutilized, labor markets are tighter, regulations more stringent, and the gap between productivity and opportunity is widening. 

The answer is the United Rentals strategy to increase understanding about how digital tools and innovation not only help solve these challenges, but improve worksite performance …

Data must be actionable, increasing visibility into equipment and people, improving utilization, increasing safety and enabling them to excel leading to better performance/extraordinary results/healthy bottom line.

One new tool/solution is the United Rentals Mobile App which is offered to all customers at no charge and operates on Apple iOS and Android devices.

The Mobile App also connects with United Rentals Total Control, a cloud-based worksite management solution that has a new, improved user interface.

Another new [digital] tool is the next generation of the United Academy safety training and operator certification program, provides all users a single, unified experience, whether purchasing training, taking courses, running reports or accessing training profiles. It also has mobile capabilities, expanded curriculum and integrated virtual reality and augmented reality for operator training and evaluation.

“This next generation of United Academy offerings advances our ability to provide a quality learning experience to companies, so they achieve better safety at their worksites,” said Norty Turner, senior vice president, services and advanced solutions, United Rentals. “For students, it is learning on-the-go made easy. For managers, it transforms how they train people to develop a safer workforce, helping them better execute on their business for greater returns.”


United Rentals, (203) 622-3131, unitedrentals.com

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