Volvo CE Rents Signs Franchise Contract With Casco Rental LLC

Wed December 08, 2004 - Southeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Volvo Construction Equipment Rents Inc. (Volvo CE Rents) has announced the signing of a franchise agreement for a new Volvo CE Rents equipment rental center on Florida’s east coast in Port St. Lucie.

Casco Rental LLC, Port St. Lucie, has entered into a Volvo CE Rents franchise agreement to own and operate Volvo CE Rents centers in a rapidly growing construction market. The new equipment rental center will open for business within the next few weeks.

Volvo CE Rents equipment centers are independently-owned and operated franchises within the Volvo Construction Equipment rental program. The new Port St. Lucie rental center will carry, in addition to Volvo construction equipment, a comprehensive line of essential equipment and tools for the construction, commercial, industrial and homeowner markets.

Principal Volvo products for its franchised rental centers include its comprehensive line of compact excavators and wheel loaders and the company’s backhoe and skid steer loaders.

The Volvo CE Rents program covers all aspects of an operating rental business model and was designed and developed by Volvo Construction Equipment Rents Inc. Program features include use of the Volvo brand, financial assistance, a fleet purchasing program for non-Volvo products, a Volvo CE Rents proprietary software program, training, facility design and regional and local marketing.

Volvo CE Rents began its equipment rental franchise initiative in 2001. The company now has equipment rental centers open in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, California, Tennessee, Ohio, South Carolina, Louisiana, New York, Minnesota, Arkansas, New Jersey, Alabama, Kentucky, Illinois, New Mexico, Washington, Pennsylvania, Texas, Mississippi, Maryland and Canada.

In addition to these operating franchises, the company has franchise agreements with other business interests seeking independently owned and operated franchise opportunities in the equipment rental business.