United Rentals Announces Digital Learning Series Focused on Improving Worksite Performance

Webinars Explore How Companies Can Unlock Smarter Worksites

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced a digital learning series on improving worksite performance, which takes place in five weekly sessions from June 30 to July 28. These free educational events provide advice, safety guidance and innovation from the experts and leaders across multiple industries to help navigate these changing times.

In today’s already-complex worksites, safety and work practices can change frequently, and requirements are even more stringent. The webinars – with all sessions conducted online – will provide helpful and practical tips to identify and mitigate those risks. Decision-makers, owners, contractors and consultants can gain insights from the team to update their best practices to unlock opportunities for a more productive – and profitable – worksite.

“Companies face a major challenge in managing worksite complexity and see a huge opportunity to improve performance,” said Ty Campbell, Director, Sales and Online Services at United Rentals. “This learning series will provide companies with actionable information to take control of equipment fleets to improve how they consume and utilize equipment, and deliver real savings to the business.”

Digital Learning Series Schedule

Anyone can attend the educational sessions offered in this learning series. To register, please go to https://www.unitedrentals.com/our-company/webinar-series#/.

Here are the webinar session topics and schedule:

Frictionless Fleet Management: Accelerating Opportunities for Cost Savings. Managing fleet and equipment rental needs across multiple projects, worksites and departments is inherently complex. This session explores how using a single-source, online platform to manage owned and rented fleet helps tame that complexity and alleviate friction points in the process. It will show how to access insightful information and deliver actionable data and context to teams. Offered: June 30 at 1 p.m. EDT.

The New Normal: Safety and Productivity in a Changing Environment. Equipment cleanliness is a foundational element to a successful safety culture. As companies look to rent equipment to address worksite needs, they need to have confidence an equipment rental provider adheres to best practices for disinfecting equipment touch points. This session reviews steps companies can take to safeguard equipment fleet is sanitary and ready for use. Offered: July 7 at 1 p.m. EDT.

The Data Said So: Using Analytics to Drive Process Improvement and Cost Savings. Updating processes and changing the way business gets done on-site can be challenging, but when done correctly, it is extremely rewarding. Data and analytics can be a catalyst to change, and ultimately, success. This session examines one company’s process improvement lifecycle and provide insights into how they used analytics to drive double-digit equipment fleet cost savings. Offered: July 14 at 1 p.m. EDT.

Why Now? Effective Change Management in a Remote World. Adoption and implementation of change can be a challenge for any organization and can be even more challenging when team members are working remotely. This session discusses best practices to guide companies through the change management process smoothly. It will look at tools and resources available to help companies adopt cloud-based workforce performance management. Offered: July 21 at 1 p.m. EDT.

Better Together: Success Through System Integration. System integration can help a company streamline business processes and create efficiencies. This session reviews the different types of solution integrations and how they are applicable. It addresses the multiple points in the procure to pay process, from ordering management of on-rent items, all the way to invoicing and payment. Offered: July 28 at 1 p.m. EDT.

Total Control Solution

United Rentals Total Control is a cloud-based worksite performance management solution that helps companies make the most of an equipment fleet to utilize assets better and cut annual equipment rental costs by up to one-third. It provides a single system of record delivering visibility to manage both rented and owned equipment fleet, including excavators, trenchers, backhoe loaders and other pieces of equipment. Total Control allows companies to get a handle on what equipment they have, where it is located, how much they are paying for it, how often it is being used and when they need to return it. They can pinpoint the exact location of any piece of connected equipment, and measure and track its utilization to boost performance.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,164 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 19,100 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 4,000 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $14.63 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com.

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