Ardent Hire Solutions Blog | Archive 2022


Ardent’s digitally enabled, carbon neutral powered access fleet sets new standards

Date: 08/11/22

Ardent’s powered access fleet is a specialist, niche fleet that caters for an exclusive set of customers who want carbon neutral hires and performance data so they can maximise productivity and safety while reducing operating costs at the same... Read More

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In these uncertain times it’s better to rent than buy

Date: 14/10/22

Economic uncertainty is not good for business. High inflation, high interest rates and the threat of recession are creating challenges for businesses on a scale never seen before. Plant owners are facing unprecedented capital equipment price... Read More

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Ukraine Autumn Convoy Humanitarian Appeal

Date: 08/09/22

On 16th October 2022 Ardent is participating as part of the Plant and Hire Aid Alliance as part of a convoy of vehicles, representing the plant and plant hire industry, that will take aid to Ukraine. Working with Rotary International, our plan is to... Read More

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Back to School with Ardent Hire

Date: 07/09/22

It’s time for learning as the Autumn school term gets under way. Every day is an opportunity to learn something new and it’s no different in our industry. In particular, we’re amazed at how many customers are looking for better value from... Read More

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Driving a telehandler at speed with an elevated boom

Date: 30/08/22

Most operators would say that it’s common sense that a telehandler shouldn’t be driven at speed with an elevated boom. This risk is heighted if the vehicle is being driven at excessive speeds around corners where the danger of over-turning is... Read More

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Ardent Hire continues to invest

Date: 17/08/22

​​​​​​​In a year of mixed contrasts and uncertainty in many of the world’s leading economies, Ardent Hire is continuing to invest in new equipment to ensure that customers are provided with the best equipment in the market. This year... Read More

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Ardent launches new delivery tracker

Date: 12/08/22

​​​​​​​Ardent’s new delivery tracker provides unprecedented transparency on equipment deliveries, real-time ETAs, details of the equipment being delivered, delivery vehicle details and driver information. We also share driver... Read More

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How to beat inflation when renting plant

Date: 14/07/22

In the last 12 months equipment manufacturers have been increasing their prices, in many cases considerably above inflation. This is putting pressure on users and buyers of plant who are being forced to reassess the viability of projects and... Read More

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Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis

Date: 05/07/22

Since the end of February Ardent has delivered 250 boxes of aid to refugees in East and West Ukraine via Rotary International (Czech and Slovakia District). These supplies were donated by the British public and local businesses and were driven... Read More

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The season of dust is nearly upon us

Date: 10/06/22

As the summer season approaches sites are once again pondering the issue of dust and how to keep colleagues safe. Earlier this month the HSE shared similar concerns by announcing a series of nationwide visits to ensure that employers are taking... Read More

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Ardent responds to the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis

Date: 19/04/22

A team from Ardent Hire Solutions drove 3 vans across Europe to deliver over 250 boxes of essential supplies to Ukrainian refugees at the end of March. Read More

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Ardent Hire achieves RoSPA Gold Medal Award

Date: 11/04/22

Ardent Hire is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the RoSPA Gold Medal Award for attaining five Gold Awards in succession. Read More

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Ardent adopts a hands-on approach to carbon management

Date: 08/03/22

Critics of carbon offsetting say that it's a passive activity done from behind a desk that doesn't encourage carbon reduction. Here's our response to that:- Read More

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Why inflation is good for the plant hire industry

Date: 07/02/22

While many plant hirers are lamenting the impact of inflation on their businesses Ardent Hire sees it as an opportunity to implement lasting change. Read More

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A year of recognition for Ardent Hire Solutions

Date: 10/01/22

Last year, Ardent Hire Solutions won 5 awards and was highly commended on 2 separate occasions for its initiatives aimed at digitising the hire industry and managing carbon emissions: Read More

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