Help Your Business Reach Its Full Potential with Our Lifting Equipment for Sale or Rent

Often, businesses that depend on lifting equipment to get the job done find that the equipment they currently have needs to be replaced, or if the operation expands, additional equipment is required. To help the business function at full capacity, it is essential to choose the most reliable lifting equipment for sale or rent. The choice often must be made whether to buy the lifting equipment outright or whether to rent it from a supplier, and both of these have their own advantages and disadvantages.

If the business is expanding, both options will work well. Choosing lifting equipment for sale instead of renting will add to the assets of the company. Lifting equipment does retain its value well, and if properly maintained and serviced according to schedule, it will last a very long time. It also means that the company will have access to their own fleet of lifting machinery that can be used for a variety of projects. Often, specialised lifting equipment is needed for particular businesses, and purchasing it can ensure that the required lifting power is available at all times. It is also possible to finance lifting equipment, and some suppliers even accept trade-ins in return for discounts on their new or used lifting equipment for sale.

Because lifting equipment can be expensive, it is usually preferable for smaller businesses and companies that work on a project-to-project basis to lease or rent instead of opting for lifting equipment for sale. This means that the supplier of the equipment will be responsible for the servicing, maintenance, and repairs, and that, if something goes wrong with the equipment, the supplier will be able to either repair it quickly or to replace it with another similar model.

The training of operators can also be a factor. Most companies who choose lifting equipment for sale also have their own internal team of operators. These operators need specific training and licenses to ensure that they are allowed to operate these machines in a safe and effective manner, and that they are able to utilise the full scope of productivity of the machine. This can cost money and time, and licences must be renewed. It could become a hassle to keep track of them.

Usually, when companies rent their lifting equipment, these come with fully trained operators with current licences and qualifications, and if the operator falls ill or cannot come to work, the supplier can provide another trained operator.

If you are wondering whether to choose lifting equipment for sale or rental, give our team at EIE Group a call today!