JCB switches to online sales for first time

Aaron Morby 2 weeks ago
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JCB has started to sell machines online for the first time in its history.

Poole-based Focal Landscapes makes historic online purchase
Poole-based Focal Landscapes makes historic online purchase

The machine manufacturer has introduced the new order online option for smaller plant to support businesses during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Dorset landscaping and groundworks contractor Focal Landscapes has become the first customer to place an order for a micro excavator and tracked dumpster.

Focal Landscapes owner Marc Woodward said: “I discovered the option to buy online via Twitter. I then placed my order on the website and the machine was here in less than a week.”

JCB UK and Ireland Sales Director Steve Smith said: “We are determined to support our customers’ machine requirements during the challenging current Covid-19 crisis.

“The new service gives customers the ability to buy some of JCB’s most popular products online, directly from the manufacturer, with no need to meet face-to-face or leave their homes.”

JCB machines available on direct.jcb.com include the 8008 micro excavator,  mini excavators; a small tracked dumpster; 1t site dumper and smaller scissor lifts.

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