What does your forklift truck hire contract include?
Our standard forklift truck hire agreement includes all repair & maintenance of the equipment excluding accidental damage or abuse by the operator. We will agree service intervals with you dependent on the type of forklift being hired from us & the length of the contract agreed. Our forklifts are all LOLER certified & inspected at the appropiate intervals to fulfil HSE requirements.
What size or type of forklift truck do I need?
Hiring a forklift is not that straight forward & it really depends on individual circumstances. There are a number of factors to consider including:
Size & dimensions
Working indoor or outdoors or both
As part of our service we are happy to complete a free site survey & discuss your requirements to ensure that you get the correct forklift for the job.
What is the minimum length of hire for a forklift truck?
We are completely flexible with the contract hire period & are happy to work with you on this. We don't aim to tie you into long agreements as we understand your circumstances & requirements can change. You can hire our forklifts from one day through to a number of years.
What area do you cover?
We hire & maintain forklifts throughout the majority of the West Midlands, Black Country & into Staffordshire. Some of the towns & districts we cover include the following: Aldridge, Bentley, Bilston, Birchills, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Cannock, Coseley, Darlaston, Dudley, Great Barr, Great Wyrley, Pelsall, Oldbury, Rushall, Sedgley, Tipton, Walsall, Walsall Wood, Wednesbury, Wednesfield, West Bromwich, Willenhall & Wolverhampton. If you are in or close to one of these areas then please contact us.
I want an electrical powered forklift truck, do I need a special electricity supply to charge it?
Yes. Electric powered forklifts require charging by a 3 Phase electric supply. This would need to be installed by a qualified electrician at your work premises. We can recommend electricians if required.
What are my responsibilities as a customer?
You must possess a "hired in plant" insurance policy & the forklift truck must be operated by a qualified operator. The forklift must be used in a responsible manner & used on the terrain it is designed for. Forklifts must not be overloaded by exceeding the tonnage capacity.
I can't see the forklift truck I require on your website, can you still help?
Yes. We have access to a wide variety of forklift trucks. Due to the many variations in size, type & capacity it is virtually impossible to list everything available.
Do you have any forklifts available for sale?
We occassionally have forklift trucks available for sale. Due to our experience & many contacts built up over the years we can more than likely help you if you require to purchase a forklift truck outright. We can also help with the servicing & LOLER certification of your own forklift truck if required.
How do I pay for my forklift rental?
All of our forklift truck hire agreements differ in length & cost & payment terms are agreed dependent on the length of the contract. We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, paypal & BACS payments. We are V.A.T registered & supply V.A.T invoices for all forklift rentals.
Why should I bother hiring when I can buy a cheap forklift truck I've seen on the Internet?
This a question that many customers ask. There are many cheap forklifts available on the internet & elsewhere to buy outright. We advise all customers to take into account a number factors before deciding whether to buy a "cheap" forklift truck or to hire one. Please refer below to some of the advantages of forklift truck hire before making your mind up!
|Some of the Advantages of Forklift Truck Hire from Brittons Forklift Hire|
|Fixed monthly cost with no sudden repair or maintenance bills to pay|
|Rapid call out response in the unlikely event of the forklift encountering a problem or breaking down|
|LOLER certification carried out by the hirer satisfying HSE requirements|
|Reguarly maintained & serviced as part of the agreement|
|The flexibility to swap & change the type of forklift truck required|
|Free advise on the type of forklift required for your business|
Free delivery of the forklift to your workplace avoiding expensive transportation costs
Invoices can be used to offset against tax thus reducing your tax liability
V.A.T registered & the ability to claim the V.A.T back
Fast, efficient & friendly service
A large range & variety of forklifts to choose from