Morris Leslie confirms lucrative telehandler deal

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MORRIS Leslie Plant Hire has confirmed an order for 140 Manitou MT telehandlers – taking the order to 250 in the past 12 months.

The new order consists of telehandlers from 6 metre lift height to 14 metre and with load capacities from 2500kg to 4000kg, this new supply of machines further enhances the total handling solutions package on offer from Morris Leslie as they deploy the latest machines across their nationwide depots.

Jonathan Tapp, Managing Director of Manitou UK , said, “Manitou are delighted to be a key supplier of telehandlers to the Morris Leslie Group as they continually grow their business in a variety of hire industries. Manitou is the specialist in materials handling and our product range is designed to meet the needs of an evolving market.”

Customer feedback from the Manitou machinery already utilised by Morris Leslie has been very positive.

Graham Ogilvie, Group Operations Director, for Morris Leslie said, “Manitou are an important partner in our continued investment programme which will see £45million spent in 2015 to ensure we continue to have one of the, if not the, most modern plant hire fleets in the UK.”