Asheville, N.C.-based Volvo Construction Equipment Rents last week announced the opening of its fifth independently owned franchise equipment rental center in Louisiana. The Volvo CE Rents rental company is the second Volvo franchise in the state for its owners, K. Paul and Margaret Bullock, principals of JPS Equipment, LLC, who opened their first Volvo rental center in October 2003 in West Monroe. The new JPS Equipment rental center is located in Alexandria.
Volvo CE Rents began its equipment rental franchise initiative in 2001. It has 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, and Pennsylvania. Additional Volvo CE Rents will open within the next few months in Houston and Dallas, Texas, and in three major markets in Mississippi.
Volvo Rents is No. 19 on the RER 100.