Hertz Equipment Rental To Serve Eastern Iowa Corridor With New Cedar Rapids Facility

Nov 04, 2013, 08:30 ET from The Hertz Corporation

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (hertzequip.com) has launched in Iowa with a new location in Cedar Rapids to serve the industrial, heavy construction and do-it-yourself markets. The facility provides a wide range equipment for rent or sale including aerial, compaction and paving, earth moving, generators, forklifts and other material handling equipment, trucks, trailers and small tools.

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Cedar Rapids, Linn County is one of the Top 10 economic communities in the United States, according to Fourth Economy Consulting. The community, which placed at #4, was recognized as ideally positioned to attract modern investment and managed economic growth. Investments of more than $750 million in the past four years have yielded several major development and revitalization projects.

The Hertz Equipment Cedar Rapids branch serves customers in the Eastern Iowa Corridor, with counties including Benton, Blackhawk, Cedar, Clinton, Dubuque, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Muscatine.

The Hertz equipment is purchased from the industry's leading manufacturers and is available for daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals. There are also rent-to-own and rental purchase option plans available for the new and used equipment for sale.

The Cedar Rapids branch employs highly trained staff fully dedicated to providing customers a premier rental experience.  The branch features a retail showroom and is located in Cedar Rapids at 4715 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. Its hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7.00 am to 5pm.  Staff can be reached at telephone (319) 364-0519 or fax (319) 364-0438.

About Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (www.hertzequip.com) – a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation since 1965 - operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, offering a diverse line of equipment and tools for rent and sale.  Products include aerial manlifts, air compressors and tools, earthmoving equipment and power generators, forklifts and material handling equipment, pumps, and trucks and trailers.  Hertz Equipment also offers programs and equipment through its customer programs for Aerial, Energy, Entertainment, Government, HERC360 Fleet Management, Industrial Plants, National Accounts and Safety. With approximately 360 locations in the United States, Canada, China, France, Spain and Saudi Arabia as well as through international licensees, Hertz Equipment Rental offers daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals, tools and supplies, as well as new and used equipment for sale.  

About The Hertz Corporation Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands from approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and franchisee locations in approximately 80 countries. Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of Fame and was recently named, for the thirteenth time, by the magazine's readers as the Best Car Rental Agency. Hertz was also voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2013/14 U.S. Car Rental Survey, earning top honors in 10 additional categories, and the Company swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits from FlyerTalk.com. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, also set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation and operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car rental business. Hertz also operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, through approximately 350 branches in the United States, Canada, China, France, Spain and Saudi Arabia, as well as through its international licensees.

Contact: Zoe White +44 1895 553 887 zoewhite@hertz.com

SOURCE The Hertz Corporation