Rentals Roundup: Updates from Cooper Rentals, LHP Telematics and Perkins


Tierney –

Cooper Equipment Rentalsa Canadian-owned and operated construction equipment rental company, has achieved Certificate of Recognition (COR) in Ontario, administered by the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA).

“This highly regarded designation is recognition of Cooper’s ongoing commitment to safety,” said Dave Badger, Cooper’s environmental and safety manager. “Continuing this optional certification throughout a global pandemic underscores the importance of health and safety for our team with participation from our branches, right up to senior management.”

Over the past five years, Cooper has adapted its national health and safety policies and procedures to achieve COR certifications in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.

COR is an occupational health and safety accreditation program that assesses employers’ health and safety management systems to ensure they meet national standards. Cooper participated in the audit process, consisting of employee interviews, documentation reviews and observation techniques to assess their ability to identify, assess and control risks to its employees.

With this latest certification, 97% of eligible Cooper Equipment Rentals locations are now COR certified.

Perkins Engines Co.Ltd. appointed Monarch Power Supply as an authorized Perkins distributor for the Western United States, effective November 14, 2022.

The territory covers Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington , Wyoming and the US Territory of Guam.

A family owned and operated business, Monarch Power Supply is backed by over 100 years of experience in the industrial and construction sectors.

Telematics LHP’ The Equipment Intelligence platform was selected and deployed by ACME Lift, a national earthmoving rental company.

“Having a common view of fleet assets with rental system integration allows us to focus on exception management and better serve our customers,” said Cara Hammar, Special Projects Manager at ACME. “Working closely with the LHP product team, we customized the platform’s user interface to reflect our rental process, including our specific service metrics, in less than 90 days.”

Telematics deployment includes data integration with ACME’s commercial rental software to create custom views for the end user. This supports ACME’s strategy of providing customers with a single point of support and seamless communications.

ACME will use this integrated solution to proactively manage machine maintenance and reduce or eliminate unplanned events. Shipping and logistics personnel benefit from enterprise system integration with a clear view of leased and non-leased assets. The improved rental speed benefits ACME as well as its customers. Having precise visibility into machine location and rental status allows for better decision making.


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