UK rental company Morris Leslie Plant Hire has ordered 555 JCB telehandlers in a deal worth £36 million.
The order, placed through distributor Scot JCB, ranges from the six metre/2,500kg 525-60 up to the 20 metre/4,000kg 540-200. The new machines are also fitted with JCB’s LiveLink fleet management system as standard.
Morris Leslie managing director Graham Ogilvie said: “As the construction market continues to develop, Morris Leslie is experiencing excellent company growth. These JCB Loadalls ensure our customers get the best of all worlds – high performing machines with excellent telematic reporting and a great nationwide dealer support network. The sales, service and advice from Scot JCB has also been second to none.”
Chairman Morris Leslie added: “We are delighted to have placed an order of this magnitude with JCB as our relationship continues to grow in line with the expansion of our business.”
Established in 1974, Morris Leslie operates from 12 locations in England and Scotland. It runs a large telehandler rental fleet, along with aerial work platforms and general construction equipment, totalling around 5,000 units.