Ardent Hire places £10 million order with JCB

Date: 05/03/24
Ardent Hire places £10 million order with JCB

Ardent Hire, the UK’s premier hire company, has finalised a £10 million deal with JCB for the purchase of more than 125 telehandlers. This order supports the continuing strategy of refreshing and expanding Ardent’s Telehandler fleet which is already the largest in the UK.

This significant investment underscores Ardent’s commitment to providing top-tier equipment to its customers, enabling them to deliver unparalleled service and efficiency, along with the benefits of Ardent’s award winning digital platform. The telehandlers included in this order range in size, from 14 to 20 metres, catering to a diverse array of project requirements.

"Securing this £10 million order with JCB marks another milestone achievement for Ardent Hire," said Julian O’Neill, CFO. "These telehandlers represent the latest in innovation and reliability, aligning with our mission to deliver superior solutions to our clients. With this strategic partnership we are poised to elevate our capabilities and reinforce our position as the largest telehandler rental supplier in the UK."

The versatility and performance of JCB telehandlers make them an ideal choice for a wide range of applications, from construction and housing to industrial and utilities projects. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, robust engineering and industry leading telematics capability, these telehandlers offer unmatched productivity, safety, and efficiency on the job site.

"We are thrilled to collaborate with Ardent Hire on this substantial order," said Richard Telfer, Managing Director at Watling JCB. "Our telehandlers are designed to meet the demands of modern construction and material handling operations, and we are confident that they will deliver exceptional results for Ardent Hire and its customers."

The delivery of these telehandlers has commenced this month and will be deployed across their operations nationwide, bolstering their capacity to undertake projects of varying scales and complexities. The acquisition of these state-of-the-art machines reaffirms their commitment to innovation, sustainability, and client satisfaction.


Anuj Patel

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