SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

The Hertz Corporation

May 20, 2010 17:47 ET

Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation Launches Mobile Website

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -  Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) announces the launch of a mobile version of its website, www.hertzequip.com, which provides customers in the field the ability to conduct business with HERC directly from their smart phone. Without the need to download an "app," HERC's mobile website offers customers a full equipment catalog, allows users to submit rental requests, find the nearest HERC location, and contact the Company directly from their phone. 

"We are excited to be on the forefront of offering customers a mobile solution for their equipment rental needs," said Gerry Plescia, Executive Vice President & President, HERC. "As the latest technology enables our customers to do more with their mobile devices, they expect suppliers to do the same and offer more services through this channel. HERC's mobile site has been designed to allow customers to increase efficiencies while on a job site. With easy access to HERC, clients can raise their productivity levels while reducing down time, thus positively impacting the bottom line."

Hertz Equipment Rental maintains a fleet of late model construction and industrial equipment air compressors and tools, earthmoving equipment, forklifts and material handling equipment, pumps, as well as trucks and trailers. The Company also rents small tools, equipment and contractors' supplies. With approximately 250 locations in the U.S. and Canada, Hertz Equipment Rental offers daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals, tools and supplies, as well as new and used equipment for sale. 

Hertz Equipment Rental provides customers the ability to rent cars and trucks through Hertz Local Edition -- from one convenient location in select locations. In addition, Hertz Entertainment Services is a division dedicated to the special vehicles and supplies equipment needs of the film and entertainment industries. Hertz Energy Services which plays a significant role in the supplying the power requirements for the Entertainment group, also provides power for temporary, stand-by or emergency response situations. Hertz Plant Services which caters to large industrial clients, Hertz Service Pump for custom pump configurations, and Hertz Aerial for man lift equipment are also divisions of Hertz Equipment.

The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), is the world's largest general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,200 locations in 146 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 78 major airports in Europe, operating both corporate and licensee locations in cities and airports in North America, Europe, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the Company has licensee locations in cities and airports in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz #1 Club Gold®, NeverLost® customized, onboard navigation systems, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Prestige, Fun and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. The Company also operates the global car sharing club, Connect by Hertz, in New York City, Berlin, London, Madrid and Paris. Hertz also operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation in the United States, Canada, China, France and Spain.

For information on Hertz Equipment Rental, visit the company on the web at www.hertzequip.com.