We are working hard to make a difference in the world by improving lives and the world around us through our efforts and the equipment we provide:
Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm ― providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively.
With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees and approximately 275 company-operated locations primarily in the United States and Canada, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of customer markets, including large and small companies in construction; industrial customers such as large industrial manufacturing plants, refineries and petrochemical operations; and other customers such as governmental entities and government contractors, disaster recovery and remediation firms, infrastructure, railroads , utility operators, individual homeowners, entertainment production companies, agricultural producers, special event management and facility management firms.
A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects.
Our vision to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry frames everything we do:
We strive to have the best and broadest selection of premium rental equipment available and ready when our customers need it, ensuring it performs as promised and providing unsurpassed customer service at every opportunity.
We continuously seek to create a supportive, inclusive and collaborative work environment that offers excellent career opportunities, along with training and tools to enable our employees’ success.
And, with our Herc Holdings Inc. parent entity trading on the New York Stock Exchange as “HRI,” we are focused on performing as a top-tier business ― operationally and financially ― and continuously earning investors’ confidence in our team.
Herc Rentals requires an active commitment to, and personal accountability for, safety and safety compliance from all employees and contractors. Operations leaders have a key role in the communication and implementation of, and ensuring adherence to, Safety and compliance policies and standards.
As part of our ongoing commitment to Safety, we will:
Protect and strive for improvement in the safety and health of our teammates at all times;
Eliminate accidents and non-conformance to safety policies, procedures and practices;
Safely meet specified customer requirements and ensure continuous customer satisfaction;
Set Safety performance objectives, measure results, assess and continually improve processes and services, through the use of effective safety programs and processes;
Responsibly plan for, and swiftly respond to and resolve safety-related events;
Communicate openly with internal and external stakeholders and ensure an understanding of our Safety policies, standards, programs and performance;
Recognize and reward outstanding Safety performance;
Improve our performance on safety issues relevant to our internal and external stakeholders that are of concern and on which we can have an impact, and share with them our knowledge of successful Safety programs and initiatives;
Comply with applicable safety legislation, regulations, and industry standards;
Promote a culture where Stop Work is an individual obligation and company responsibility;
Identify and implement effective management related to Safety risks;
Allocate appropriate resources to honor our Safety commitment;
Commit to making everyday a “Perfect Day.”
This Policy shall be reviewed at least annually to ensure ongoing suitability. The commitments listed here are in addition to our basic obligation to comply with the Herc Rentals Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct, as well as all applicable laws and regulations where we operate. This commitment is critical to our business success because it allows us to systematically prevent and/or minimize losses and adds value for all our stakeholders.
Environmental Management Policy
Herc Rentals Inc. is committed to minimizing the impact of our equipment rental operations on the environment by implementing programs that incorporate sound environmental policy. We will operate in accordance with all relevant local, state, and federal regulations and will strive to use pollution prevention and best management practices throughout our branches to:
Handle, store, and dispose of substances that are defined as hazardous material in compliance with local, state, and federal regulation
Reduce, reuse, and recycle our waste products as much as possible
Minimize water consumption and ensuring safe treatment within our branches by incorporating innovative design of waste water treatment systems
Minimize energy consumption by employing energy reducing initiatives
conduct regular training for staff working in and around petroleum storage tanks to inform on hazardous materials stored onsite, as well as regular inspections of storage tanks, dispensers, and critical safety devices
When required by local, state, and federal regulations, develop and maintain appropriate emergency and spill response programs
Whenever possible, purchase products and services that do the least damage to the environment and communicating this commitment to our vendors
Monitor the environmental impact of our business practices and review our progress on a continual basis
Promote environmental stewardship and best management practices to our customers that utilize rental equipment
Key Facts about Herc Rentals
With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental companies in North America.
We serve the construction and industrial segments and also provide solutions for government entities, remediation firms, infrastructure, entertainment production companies, special event management and facility management firms.
We have approximately 4,900 employees and approximately 275 company-operated locations, primarily in North America.
We own approximately $3.65 billion1 in fleet.
We have total revenues of approximately $1.75 billion.
Ranked by revenue, we are the world’s third largest equipment-rental firm, according to Rental Equipment Register.
We continue to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support our customers’ projects.
Our “Herc Way” operating model ensures a consistent branch-to-branch approach to managing, servicing and repairing our fleet, and gets equipment back on the ready line rapidly and improves our opportunities to serve more customers.
1 Original equipment cost calculated using American Rental Association guidelines. 1 Data as of fiscal year ending December 31, 2017