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ZTR Control Systems and United Rentals Hit Significant Milestone


June 8, 2015
By Business Wire News

MINNEAPOLIS & LONDON, Ontario

ZTR Control Systems, a leader in industrial telematics equipment monitoring and management, has reached a significant milestone with the world’s largest equipment rental company, United Rentals.

This month United Rentals has surpassed 60,000 telematics enabled pieces of rental equipment in their fleet and continues to deploy thousands of additional telematics equipped assets every week. ZTR Controls Systems has enabled United Rentals in achieving this extraordinary milestone utilizing ZTR’s robust i3 Network offerings. United Rentals is a leader in the world of industrial equipment rental, management and servicing and is deploying advanced telematics to provide richer and more accurate fleet information into their core business systems.

“We’re proud of this achievement and of the partnership that we have with ZTR Control Systems. We chose ZTR due to their leadership in telematics in the rental industry as well as their knowledge and experience in working with our equipment suppliers. They continue to bring innovative ideas and solutions to our business that aid in our goal of providing an enhanced level of service to our customer’s.” says Senior Vice President, Dale Asplund.

United Rentals wanted to drive rental efficiencies for its customers and increase uptime across their fleet. ZTR’s ability to consistently meet new challenges and drive business value is a key element of the partnership.

Michael Tidy, General Manager at ZTR Control Systems, says, “We are proud to be working with an industry leader like United Rentals on this transformational solution. ZTR has a long history of driving business value through solving technical problems and personalizing solutions. We work with outstanding companies like United Rentals to support their industry leadership and take them into the world of connected technologies.”

ZTR Control Systems continues to be a driving force in revolutionizing the telematics industry. ZTR helps its customers to turn the Internet of Things (IoT) into reality by creating new, innovative and collaborative solutions uniquely tailored to every customer.

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About United Rentals
Founded in 1997, United Rentals is the world’s largest equipment rental provider, with an integrated network of 880+ rental locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces, and $8.44 billion OEC of rental fleet including 3,300 classes of equipment. United Rentals has a singular focus on equipment uptime and availability while providing industry leading support and services to its customers.

About ZTR Control Systems
ZTR Control Systems is an award-winning telematics company and leader in intelligent industrial equipment management solutions. ZTR Connected Assets Division provides innovative industrial telematics solutions to numerous industries, allowing companies to remotely monitor and manage both mobile and fixed assets. ZTR was a pioneer in the development of IoT technologies and works with over 40 industrial Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and many of the top rental houses in North America.

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ZTR Control Systems
Shauna Rae, 519-452-1233 Ext. 365
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