A-Plant expands hire fleet

Published:  31 July, 2013

Equipment and tool hire firm A-Plant has added 100 Thwaites dumper trucks to its plant. This latest order is split evenly between 1-, 3-, 6- and 9-tonne trucks.

Andrew Winlow, director of purchasing and fleet management, said: “We have in excess of 2,000 dumpers in our fleet, ranging from 1 tonne to 10 tonnes.

“We continue to invest in new equipment because we want to offer our customers an extensive range of high-quality, reliable equipment.

“Thwaites has the widest range of four wheel drive site dumpers which are renowned throughout the industry for high performance levels, durability and low operating costs.”

A-Plant, which is based at Birchwood Park, has more than 1,800 staff at over 100 sites across England, Scotland and Wales.

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