JCB named United Rentals’ supplier of the year

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JCB North America, was recognized this month by United Rentals as its 2019 Supplier of the Year.

The award recognizes JCB for value, timely delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence. 

“Winning the coveted United Rentals Supplier of the Year award is a great honour for JCB and high praise from a vitally important customer we’ve been proud to partner with for more than 20 years,” said Andrea Whelan, vice president for Direct Sales at JCB North America.

“It’s also deserved recognition for the JCB team that supports our United Rentals partner, and for the passion and commitment they bring to their work every day.” 

JCB has supplied United Rentals with a wide range of construction equipment and material handlers since the company was founded in 1997. 

“I would like to congratulate JCB for winning the 2019 Supplier of the Year Award. This award recognizes dedication to our core metrics which include account management, product support, training, procurement, warranty, and total cost of ownership,” said T.J. Mahoney, vice president of Supply Chain for United Rentals.  

“JCB scored the highest in overall compliance with our core values and has also shown the most improvement since the implementation of the award.  We thank JCB for their commitment to striving for results and being a dedicated partner.” 

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United Rentals is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,172 rental locations in North America and 11 in Europe. In North America, the company operates in 49 states and every Canadian province.

United Rentals’ 18,900 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities and homeowners.

JCB is the world’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of construction, agricultural and defence equipment. As well, JCB manufactures a range of more than 300 products for customers in 150 countries.