7.5 Tonne Truck Hire


Many companies opt for 7.5 tonne truck hire instead of purchasing a truck.  This is because unless you use a truck on a daily basis – at least – they are incredibly expensive.  Owning a truck means you hold responsibility for its maintenance, MOT, servicing, insurance and road tax, as well as any other little things that can happen.  By opting for truck rental, all these things are included in the price of your rental, meaning you will only have one flat fee to pay.

What is 7.5 Tonne Truck Hire?

7.5 tonne trucks come in a range of different shapes and sizes, including flatbed trucks, curtain sided vehicles, refrigerated trucks, box vans and so on.  There are also many manufacturers that produce 7.5 tonne trucks, but the most popular ones are Mercedes Trucks, DAF Trucks, Volvo Trucks, Scania Trucks, MAN Trucks, Iveco Trucks and Renault Trucks.  If you do have a personal preference for a specific manufacturer of truck, you may have a bit more difficulty finding one, although most companies offer trucks from a range of manufacturers.

Where to Find 7.5 Tonne Truck Hire

There are hundreds of companies offering 7.5 tonne truck hire across the United Kingdom.  Some of these companies specialise in trucks whilst others offer a range of vehicles.  You will also be able to choose from regional, national or local companies.  The larger the company is, the cheaper the price will be in general.

Estimated Cost of 7.5 Tonne Truck Hire

The cost of 7.5 tonne truck hire will vary greatly.  Some of the things that will influence the price include:
  • The type of 7.5 tonne truck you are looking for.
  • The length of time you want the hire agreement to last for.  As a rule of thumb, it is generally cheaper on a day to day basis to hire a truck for a week or more, as you will probably receive quite a significant discount.
  • Whether you require any optional extras (a driver, satellite navigation, air conditioning, etc.).
  • Your distance from the depot, particularly if you are unable to pick the truck up as you may be charged for pickup and delivery.
  • Whether or not you will be taking the truck abroad and if so, where to.

How to Find 7.5 Tonne Truck Hire

Because the best form of advertisement is word of mouth, the recommended way of finding 7.5 tonne truck hire is by speaking to others who may have hired such a truck in the past.  You could try local businesses or organisations for example.  They will be more than happy to share their experiences with you, meaning you will have a better idea of the type of service you can expect to receive.

Clearly, if you are looking for 7.5 tonne truck hire, you have plenty of options available to you.  Finding the best one is best done by speaking to people who may have used one in the past.  Do make sure you first know exactly what type of truck you require before signing an agreement to avoid disappointment.


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