With Long & Short Term Hire Agreements

Significant benefits of Forklift Truck Rental With Atlas Forklifts

  • Enlarge or reduce the size of your fleet rapidly as business requirements change.
  • No initial capital outlay provides the opportunity to prioritise capital expenditure.
  • Length of hire term flexible - from 1 day to the life of a truck.
  • The type of Forklift truck can be changed as your business requirement changes.
  • No major repair costs - you only need to cover normal daily wear and tear.
  • Preferential prices are available for longer-term hires.
  • We are the Birmingham South dealer for HC Forklifts.

Total peace of mind with the fixed monthly rate covering all maintenance and servicing costs for the forklift hire period. Fast and Flexible turnaround times to meet the demands of businesses that need a forklift on-site immediately.

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    Forklift Truck Knowledge base


    Forklift hire is a service that allows individuals or businesses to rent a forklift for a short or long period of time. This can be useful for moving heavy objects or debris, or for completing a construction project.

    Renting a forklift with Atlas is a great option if you need urgent lifting or simply require a forklift for a period of time. Atlas stock a variety of new and used forklifts available to rent, so you can find the perfect one for your needs.

    Not to mention that renting a forklift is a more cost-effective option than purchasing one outright.

    When you hire or rent a forklift from Atlas, you are getting a machine from our fleet. Our new forklifts are roaring and ready to go and our Used Forklifts have been maintained and serviced to the highest standards.

    You can hire for as little as one day, or for months at a time – the choice is yours. We also offer complete flexibility when it comes to the way you work – if you need a machine urgently, we can usually source one for you very quickly. Chat with our team today.

    Yes, there is! Atlas Forklift has nationwide coverage and a huge network of relationships with suppliers and manufacturers so we are sure to cover you in your area. Chat with our team today about how we can cover your forklift hire needs locally.

    You should top up the cells in your forklift battery with deionised water or distilled water just above the lead plates inside the cells ensuring that no water is spilt between the cells.

    You should charge the forklift when the battery is below 30% on the BDI. Charging a forklift when it does not need charging or opportunity charging will damage the cells and reduced its life span.

    There is no such thing as a fork truck driver’s licence. However, by law all forklift operators must be adequately trained. We offer comprehensive driver training from fully qualified instructors that are hold the RTITB accreditation (Road Transport Industry Training Board)

    You must be of at least school leaving age to operate a forklift truck unless working in a port then the minimum age is 18

    A L.O.L.E.R thorough examination is the forklift equivalent of an MOT, it is a legal requirement and should be carried out at least once a year.

    Forklift trucks can be used on the road but are subject to the same requirements as any other motorised vehicle; they must be registered with the DVLA and have valid insurance, LOLER thorough examination and road tax.

    Each forklift is different and for that reason has different value. Similar to cars there are a number things that can affect a forklift’s value age, condition, manufacturer, specification. We buy any forklift and offer free onsite valuations, contact one of our team for your free valuation.

    Every site is different as are the user’s requirement, there is no ‘standard’ type forklift and for that reason it is always best to discuss your requirements before committing to buy or hire a forklift. We offer free site surveys to assess your needs and find the solution that is best for you.

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