Fork Talk

Award promotes theft prevention initiatives

Thursday, 27 October 2005 ( #232 )
An award to recognise stolen equipment prevention and recovery efforts will be presented at the Rental Show, in Orlando, in February next year. The award, established by the American Rental Association (ARA), ARA Insurance Services and the National Equipment Register (NER), recognises a law enforcement officer or agent who has served the rental industry exceptionally through rental equipment recovery or theft prevention initiatives. The ARA Insurance Services/NER Award winner will receive:
  • VIP guest status at the Rental Show,
  • Complimentary travel to and from the show and accommodation,
  • A plaque that will be presented on first day of the show, and
  • A USD1,000 grant to his/her department to support equipment theft investigations.
Email NER ( a brief summary of a case demonstrating an officer's achievement in 2005 plus his/her contact details by December 31, 2005. Nominees can be sworn law enforcement officers or civilian support personnel. A five-person panel of NER and ARA management will decide the winner. The Rental Show is from February 6 to February 9, 2006, at the Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando. Materials handling companies exhibiting include Komatsu Forklift USA, JLG Industries, Manitou North America, Mustang Manufacturing Co and Terex.