Hire giant places landmark JCB order

EUROPEAN plant giant Boels Rental has placed its largest ever order with JCB.

The Netherlands-based business is investing £26 million in 445 JCB Loadalls, midi and micro excavators, all featuring LiveLink Telematics monitoring system.

The machines will join Boels Rental fleets at depots across Europe including Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Austria and Italy.

Yvette Henshall-Bell, JCB Group MD global major accounts said, “We are delighted to secure this major order from one of Europe’s leading plant hire companies. We place great value on building strong long-term relationships and understanding our customers’ needs. Boels Rental is a great example of how this works – they trust the quality of our machines and are keen to move with the times by investing in our world-class LiveLink telematics system. We are proud to have delivered more than 2,000 machines to Boels Rental’s European fleet in recent years.”

Guy Cremer, Boels Rental director of fleet operations added, “Boels Rental has grown to become one of Europe’s largest equipment rental companies. Over the years, JCB has shown great understanding of our sector and developed a market-leading range of products tailored to the rental industry. Our customers like JCB machines for their reliability and innovation and I am sure the addition of LiveLink telematics will add even greater value.”