What our clients say about us

Trojan

“Trojan’s product procurement program will be greatly enhanced by joining the SmartEquip Network which services the nation’s top rental fleet customers,” said Holly Ernest, senior director of North American aftermarket sales for Trojan Battery.  “With the SmartEquip Network currently supporting more than 160 OEM brands via over 4,000 locations across North America and Europe, rental fleet customers can easily access Trojan’s leading edge battery technologies to meet the requirements of their specific types of equipment.”

Cresco

Tyler Hardy, Cresco’s General Manager for Product Support, says "At Cresco, we recognize that our staff is the most important reason for our success, and are committed to providing technology that will make each individual as productive, and efficient as possible. SmartEquip technology will enable Cresco to re-engineer our internal work flow, and to eliminate over half of the steps in our current repair and maintenance process, not only reducing costs, but also improving productivity of both technicians and parts administrators.  In addition, we believe that using SmartEquip technology to compress repair times will result in improved fleet availability for our customers and revenues for Cresco.”

Randall Industries and Randall Rents

Ryan Gough, General Manager of Randall Industries states, "We are excited about taking this next step with SmartEquip to improve our service to customers, by increasing visibility, adding speed and efficiency, and standardizing our systems and processes across our rental locations".

Texas First Rentals

Don Myrick, Texas First Rentals General Manager commented, "At Texas First, we have an exciting opportunity to set a new standard of customer service in the rental industry. HOLT CAT has been working with customers in Texas for over eight decades and understands the importance of service, safety, quality, and high performance. At Texas First Rentals honesty, straight talk and utilizing the latest in technology is key to optimizing efficiency and building a strong relationship with customers. SmartEquip technology will enable Texas First to streamline our internal workflow, eliminating over half of the steps in the typical repair and maintenance process, not only reducing costs, but also improving productivity of both technicians and parts administrators. In addition, we believe that using SmartEquip technology to compress repair times will result in improved fleet availability for our customers and revenues for Texas First Rentals.”

Point of Rental

"We are excited to be partnering with another innovative industry leader like SmartEquip," added Greg Bennett, Point-of-Rental’s vice president of sales. "By combining their value proposition and our lean office application, rental companies stand to gain a significant edge in a competitive market. Through this partnership, we look forward to further enabling rental companies to operate more efficiently."

Zep Inc

"Zep Inc. continues to demonstrate its commitment to improving process and transactional efficiencies for its customers," said Steve Nichols, Group President of Zep Inc. "By joining the SmartEquip Network, we are extending our electronic product support capabilities, and our parts ordering efficiencies, directly into the operating platforms of our customers, delivering real savings and improving equipment uptime."

Taylor Power Systems

"Taylor Power Systems continues to demonstrate its commitment to improving process and transactional efficiencies for its customers," notes Pat Shaw, Parts & OEM Sales Manager at Taylor Power Systems. "By joining the SmartEquip Network, we are extending our electronic product support capabilities, and our parts ordering efficiencies, directly into the operating platforms of our customers, delivering real savings and improving equipment uptime."

KCMA Corporation

KCMA Corporation continues to demonstrate its commitment to improving process and transactional efficiencies for its customers," notes Chris Trogstad, MIS Manager. "By joining the SmartEquip Network, we are extending our electronic product support capabilities, and our parts ordering efficiencies, directly into the operating platforms of our customers, delivering real savings and improving equipment uptime."

Briggs & Stratton

“Briggs & Stratton continues to demonstrate its commitment to improving process and transactional efficiencies for its customers,” said Doug Dougherty, vice president of North America service sales for Briggs & Stratton. “By joining the SmartEquip Network, we are extending our electronic product support capabilities, and our parts-ordering efficiencies, directly into the operating platforms of our customers, delivering real savings and improving equipment uptime.”

Skyjack

“Skyjack continues to demonstrate its commitment to improving process and transactional efficiencies for its customers,” notes Chuck Berls, Director of Customer Support, at Skyjack. “By joining the SmartEquip Network, we are extending our electronic product support capabilities, and our parts ordering efficiencies, directly into the operating platforms of our customers, delivering real savings and improving equipment uptime.”

Hertz

Gerry Plescia, HERC president, said; "SmartEquip is the benchmark for equipment fleet support and streamlined service, parts procurement and inventory management in the industry. SmartEquip technology will support Hertz's company-wide focus on efficiency, as we also strive to deliver the highest level of service and equipment reliability to our customers."

Perkins

Access to the SmartEquip Network will give Perkins customers in the rental equipment industry access to a field-proven, user-friendly system that simplifies and accelerates part ordering by providing direct access to the Perkins Distributor Product Support Network," said Perkins marketing manager, Mike Reinhart. With more than 1,000 major equipment manufacturers using Perkins engines on a global basis -- many of which are represented in rental fleets -- the addition of SmartEquip access provides clear benefits for everyone concerned.

"Because SmartEquip technology will directly support Perkins engines in the equipment rental industry, we will be able to improve equipment uptime, service efficiency, and parts inventory efficiency for the fleet owners, while also providing direct electronic access to our own distributor network. Not only will this lower the overall cost of ownership for Perkins powered equipment," Reinhart added, "it will also improve the value proposition for both Perkins and the OEMs who sell into this rapidly growing market." 

Neff

“There is an important alignment between the priorities of each of our companies and the value that SmartEquip technology brings to our business,” said Graham Hood, Neff Rental president and CEO. “We selected SmartEquip to further raise the efficiency of our service operations and increase the utilization of our fleet, while also reducing the transactional costs of doing business across all suppliers. The choice of SmartEquip technology was a very natural extension of our operational priorities, especially during a period of revenue growth.”