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Auckland (Glen Ball): 09-634 8500
Hamilton (Craig Malanaphy): 07 849 5128
Palmerston North (John Holloway): 06-355 9033
Christchurch (Roy Bennett): 03-343 6814
Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 7:30am – 5:30pm
Most common questions when renting a forklift truck
What things should you know before renting a forklift truck from Centra and what do we include in the rental contract? Below are 5 common questions complete with answers about hiring a forklift truck from Centra.
1. Why would I want a short-term rental forklift truck?
There are many situations where some customers may need a short-term rental forklift truck:
- Seasonal peaks where you just do not have enough machines
- You are not sure whether you have enough future work to warrant the investment in owning or long term rental of a forklift truck
- If you require a forklift truck quickly
- If you wish to try a Mitsubishi model before you commit to ownership
2. Who is responsible if the truck breaks down?
Hiring from Centra includes all maintenance and servicing.
3. Is it financially better to own my forklift truck or rent?
- Regular fixed monthly costs will assist with your budgeting and leave no suprises
- Credit is preserved and your balance sheet strength is maintained
- Cost allocation is simplified
- Renting a forklift truck is a 100% tax deductible expense
4. What happens if I damage the forklift and do I have to pay?
If damage has occurred through incorrect operation of the forklift truck or carelessness then you are responsible for the costs to rectify the damage. Fair, wear or tear and any factory warranty defects are of course covered by this rental agreement and Centra.
5. What things do I need to ask to know I have the right forklift truck?
- How high do you need to lift
- What are you using the forklift truck for
- Do you have any doorway height restrictions (can the forklift fit?)
- Will the forklift fit in your aisle
- How much weight are you picking up and are you aware of the load centres