There are many different types of industries and sectors, each with varying degrees of logistical challenges, different terrains and the requirement for machinery and equipment ranging from small everyday tools that contractors use on a small-scale level, to large heavy-machinery and vehicles. To get the best out of any project, whether you are working in construction, infrastructure, the creation of renewable energy stations or offshore wind farms, it is important to work with a supplier of machinery and equipment that understands your specific challenges. With specialist plant hire support you can ensure that you are fully equipped for the tasks ahead.
It is vital that you do find the right plant hire supplier for a number of reasons, with cost and efficiency one of the most important reasons. When it comes to hiring machinery it can be much more cost effective over the long run than purchasing machinery. Let’s look at the planning stages of any project. You will face very different logistical challenges, delivery schedules to meet, and different terrains to overcome if you are working on a project for a housing developer, than for say a large infrastructure project where roads and motorways are being repaired and maintained. Having a specialist plant hire service on your side will help you to work out the finer details of the upcoming project and at which stages you will need the delivery of different types of machinery.
What happens though if once you have received machinery and equipment on site and things are in full swing, you suffer a breakdown of equipment?
This is where it really pays off to have an expert and specialist plant hire service working alongside you. The better plant hire teams will be able to help you along the way, and by planning with you from the very beginning of a project they will be finely attuned to your needs on the project as a whole and able to respond with great flexibility and purpose during an emergency.
It is important that your plant hire service has the capacity to serve you in any location in the event of an emergency. If you suffer a breakdown of a machine or piece of equipment, they should be able to get a replacement out to you as soon as possible, within 24-hours in most cases. This means there is minimal disruption and you can continue your project as close to the timeline and budget as possible. A plant hire specialist will be able to bring you the exact model you have been working on or provide immediate assistance in terms of repairing or maintaining the equipment on site, if this is a possibility.
Whatever type of industry and sector you are working in ensure that you have the support of an expert plant hire specialist that is on your side from day one. Through the entire planning stages and delivery schedule for all equipment and machinery, they will be able to offer expert advice, guidance and assistance, providing replacement and repair of any machinery that breaks down during the middle of an important project, to keep you on the move.