SA Forklift Hire

February 28, 2017

SA Forklift Hire

SA Forklift Hire Solutions – Why Buy New When You Can Hire Affordably?

Forklifts are currently in high demand in many industries in SA, not only in manufacturing businesses. If your business deals with stock and products, chances are that you need assistance with moving items, lifting, stacking, and transporting them. These tasks, depending on weight and size of the products being dealt with, could potentially be handled manually, but production can be sped up greatly (and workers’ safety improved) with the use of a forklift. When it comes to forklift hire in SA, it goes without saying that it is best to invest your time and money in reputable brands. At Bidvest Forklifts, we understand that buying an expensive new forklift is not a viable solution for many businesses, and that is why we offer the option of hiring one, or even a fleet, of forklifts.

Knowing whether to buy or hire can be a challenge for business owners. If you have an ample budget to work with, the decision may be easier. However, even if you have the capital, you might not want to spend it on equipment and machinery when it can be better spent elsewhere. Hiring a forklift in SA is not the best option for everyone, but there are quite a few scenarios when it might be:

  • If your business needs the latest and most capable forklifts on the market, but cannot afford to invest in an entirely new fleet. Hiring allows you to have access to the best equipment without having to fork out a huge capital amount. You can upgrade your equipment more frequently as a result, without having to go through the process of having to sell or trade in your current equipment first.
  • You do not want your business to come to a halt or lose hours during maintenance and service times or have to pay for the cost of upkeep. When you hire a forklift, all of the maintenance requirements are included in the rental amount. If there is a breakdown or malfunction, backup or loan forklifts can be provided so that your business does not suffer any financial losses.
  • Your business may experience seasonal increases in workload. If you get busy only at certain times in the year and you need additional equipment and labour to help handle the increase, it will not warrant buying additional equipment that will simply sit around for the rest of the year. You can save a great deal of money by simply hiring the forklift for the period that your business will be busier.

At Bidvest Forklifts, we have forklift hire packages to suit the requirements of our customers. If you are looking for a short-term option, we will happily create a weekly or monthly package to suit your needs. If you want to hire forklifts on a long-term basis, we can offer you 3-year, 5-year, and 6-year options. If you want to eventually own the forklift but want some more security and support along the way, you can chat to us about a rent-to-own package. We will do what we can to structure a package that works in your best interest.

With the help of Bidvest Forklifts, all of your material-handling problems can become something of the past. With a more streamlined workplace and the peace of mind that you have reliable and manageable equipment, you can rest easy. We invite you to browse through our extensive catalogue of both engine-driven and electric forklifts and we are available to provide any assistance and answer any questions that you might have along the way. In addition to forklift hire, we also offer our clients access to affordable second-hand forklifts as well as brand-new units for sale. We stock parts and spares and offer professional repairs and maintenance as part of our list of services. When it comes to forklift requirements in SA, you can trust us to be there for you every step of the way.

If you would like to learn more about how our forklift hire packages can benefit your business, waste no more time. Simply contact us via email or telephone at Bidvest Forklifts and we will ensure that you are provided with a wealth of product-related information and advice, and access to a wide range of forklifts to choose from.


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