UK van and truck mounted rental company Access Hire Nationwide has started taking delivery of 25 13.5 metre Versalift VTL135-F van mounted lifts.
Mounted on the new 3.5 tonne Iveco Daily 35S chassis, the VTL135-F offers an outreach of 8.4 metres and a platform capacity of 230kg. Features include zero tail swing, an LCD display in the platform and 200kg of cargo payload after driver, passenger and fuel are taken into consideration.
Stephen Moore, chief financial officer of parent company Kelling said: “The platforms will be supplied to a number of our existing and new clients in the core infrastructure sectors of power, telecoms and street lighting. Our investment in the Iveco VTL135s for this quarter is part of our ongoing annual investment plan to ensure we continue to provide the most modern, largest and youngest fleet in the market to our clients. We also provide our van mounts on a number of chassis and hoist alternatives to ensure client preferences and requirements can be fully met.”
Versalift UK general manager, Andy Bray, added: “It’s important as a manufacturer that our development programme delivers the very latest not only in platform design and technology, but in the choice of vehicle that we can offer to our customers. The strong working relationship we have with Access Hire has given them the confidence to continue their investment in the VTL and the added value benefits of this market leading product.”
Based in Normanton, West Yorkshire, Access Hire Nationwide runs a vehicle mounted platform fleet of more than 600 units from three locations across the UK and is currently expanding operations in South East England, where it is recruiting additional staff.