RSC Equipment Rental (www.RSCrental.com), one of North America’s largest rental companies, today announced the signing of a three-year contract with the City of Olathe, Kansas. RSC is supplying a range of small and large rental equipment including aerial equipment, skidsteers, mini-excavators, trenchers, backhoes and attachments along with pumps, power generators, and compressors.
RSC won the competitive bid due to a commitment to safety, equipment that is better than 98% current on manufacturer suggested preventive maintenance, and access to 24/7 Customer Care for equipment needs day or night.
The recommendation to award was based on all evaluation criteria in the Request for Proposal.
"RSC had one of the most complete and comprehensive responses and earned the city purchasing staff''s recommendation,” states Russell Pankey, senior contract specialist for the City of Olathe.
“The City of Olathe is on the forefront of performance management of their programs, Green building and capital improvements,” said Erik Olsson, president and CEO. “RSC Equipment Rental is pleased to be partnering with a municipality that shares our values and focus on customer’s needs.”
About the City of Olathe
Olathe is the second largest city with a population of over 120,000 among the 21 communities in Johnson County and the fourth largest city in the state of Kansas. It is located just 20 miles southwest of downtown Kansas City.
About RSC Equipment Rental, Inc.
RSC Equipment Rental, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the largest equipment rental providers in North America servicing construction and industrial markets with an original equipment fleet cost of $2.5 billion. RSC offers superior levels of equipment availability, reliability and service to customers through an integrated network of 463 rental locations across 40 states in the United States and three provinces in Canada as of June 30, 2009. Customer solutions to improve efficiency and reduce cost include the proprietary Total Control® rental management software and Mobile Tool Rooms™. With over 4,500 employees committed to continuous safety and 24x7 customer care, RSC delivers the loyal customer support needed to build the future. Additional information about RSC is available at www.RSCrental.com.
RSC Equipment Rental
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