United Rentals, Inc. (URI) announced that the company will host its first nationwide used equipment sale on Dec. 6, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. The sale will be staged at more than 120 participating branches in the United States, giving buyers the opportunity to acquire quality equipment from a reputable supplier at a fraction of its original cost.
United Rentals equipment specialists will be on hand at each branch to answer questions about applications and safe operation.
Additional features of interest include:
- Over 20,000 items offered for sale nationwide, including 1,105 boom lifts, 9,256 scissor lifts, 4 cranes, 3,178 forklifts, and 1,074 vehicles & trailers
- Purchased direct from top-tier manufacturers, including Multiquip, JLG, Genie and Case, and utilized exclusively in the company's rental fleet, unless otherwise specified.
- Maintained and inspected by United Rentals service technicians prior to sale to ensure equipment is ready to work.
- Backed by United Rentals via two optional service programs: Make it Right - $99 coverage that waives repair costs to the buyer for 30 days; and United Guard - comprehensive coverage that reduces costs and ensures service for a term of six months to three years at company branches nationwide.
- Facilitated by financing options made available through an arrangement with Captive Finance, including flexible terms and payment plans.
- Timed to give buyers the benefit of IRS Section 179: 100% deduction taken this year for equipment bought before year-end. Available with a properly structured lease or loan, or outright purchase.