Perkins announced the selection of SmartEquip Inc., to provide aftermarket support and electronic parts procurement technologies to users of Perkins engines in the rental equipment industry. The SmartEquip Network, to which Perkins U.S. and Canadian distributors and rental house end-users will now have access, enables key product support activities, including electronic parts and service procurement, safety information, training, and warranty servicing.
“Access to the SmartEquip Network will give Perkins customers in the rental equipment industry access to a field-proven, user-friendly system that simplifies and accelerates part ordering by providing direct access to the Perkins Distributor Product Support Network,” said Perkins marketing manager Mike Reinhart. “With more than 1,000 major equipment manufacturers using Perkins engines on a global basis — many of which are represented in rental fleets — the addition of SmartEquip access provides clear benefits for everyone concerned."
SmartEquip’s industry platform enables manufacturers, distributors and equipment owners to increase asset productivity, while reducing the cost of doing business by improving transaction speed, accuracy. Participants in the SmartEquip Network include more than 65 brands of construction equipment and national rental companies.
Perkins supplies off-highway diesel and gas engines in the 4 – 2,000 kW (5 – 2,600 hp) market.