Ardent Hire orders £75m of JCB Loadall telehandlers

Grant Prior 2 years ago
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JCB has secured the biggest single order for Loadall telescopic handlers ever placed by a UK customer as part of a two-year deal worth more than £75m.

Ardent Hire Solutions has invested in a fleet of 1,100 Loadalls plus a fleet of 3CX backhoe loaders, rough terrain fork lifts and Hi-Viz site dumpers.

Yvette Henshall-Bell, JCB Group Managing Director Global Major Accounts said: “We are delighted to secure this major order from one of the UK’s leading plant hire companies.

“It shows great confidence in JCB machinery and also in the wider construction sector which Ardent’s plant hire business supports.

Ardent Hire Solutions Head of Marketing, Anuj Patel, said: “This latest acquisition further strengthens Ardent’s telehandler fleet which is the largest available in the UK today.

“The availability of advanced technology and telematics on the entire fleet was critical for us when specifying JCB machines.

“For Ardent clients, the knowledge that we are working closely with our supply chain to provide solutions that increase productivity, reduce their costs and, most importantly, reduce their on-site risk gives great reassurance.

“We are stepping away from the plant hire norm and offering a service that sparks real change in the market.”

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