Forklift Hire Manchester

For companies who require a forklift truck without the inconvenience of having to invest in a vehicle which they will use on an infrequent basis, there are plenty of companies operating in Manchester which hire out these machines for you to use for as long or short a time as you need. Companies can arrange a rental contract which best fits their forklift truck purposes.

Many companies also do not have someone to operate the vehicle, and such an individual can also be provided by the forklift rental company. The driver will be able to use any of the hired vehicles and can perform a variety of tasks. The speed in which Manchester forklift rental companies can send out a vehicle is impressive. If the company is having problems with their own machine, a replacement can be sent out on the same day so the company's operations are not too affected.

These hire companies also guarantee the trucks will be subject to maintenance on a regular basis, should they be hired out long term. There are also a variety of options for the customer. It is possible to rent out a forklift:
  • On a day by day basis
  • On a long term basis
  • As and when they need, by paying a small monthly fee.

Types of Forklifts available for hire

The majority of forklifts that can be rented are warehouse forklifts, and each type of model can perform different functions:
  • For jobs that require lifting heavy loads in a short amount of time, it is best to hire a Three/Four Wheel Counterbalance forklift which offers easy handling and can lift up to 4000kg in confined spaces
  • For jobs that require very heavy loads, consider a diesel or gas forklift, which has more power but does not forgo too much manoeuvrability.
  • For jobs that need to take place about five metres, hire a Reacher which can reach pallets up to 12 metres.
  • For easier jobs, chose a Power Stacker, which are hand-powered and can be pushed around with ease. They can only lift up to 1200kgs at a time.
There are other models to choose from such as rough terrain forklifts which can be used on very uneven ground whilst carrying a heavy load, making them ideal for construction sites. There are many makes of forklift to choose from also, and all the well-known brands are represented. They are:
  • Caterpillar
  • Linde
  • Hyster
  • Yale
  • Toyota
and many more.

Where to find fork lift trucks for hire?

There are many local companies such as Amdec, Tag Forklift Trucks, Norlift and Wilmslow Plant which are operating around Greater Manchester. It is possible to show up to their offices and rent directly. All of these companies also have websites, which the customer can browse to discover what forklifts are on offer.

How Much Do They Cost?

The cost of these machines depends on:
  • How long they are rented for
  • The model being rented
  • Additional services the customer requires such as a forklift operative
Normally the price is negotiated after the company provide a quote. Renting a vehicle on a daily basis should cost no more than £100 a day.

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