What are successful plant hire companies doing?


What are successful plant hire companies doing?

Posted on 16 May 2023


Plant hire companies are improving their websites every day. The Company website is usually the first “go to” point for any Contractor or customer that are looking to hire equipment before making any enquiries into the products they have available to hire. Therefore, having a reliable and user-friendly website is imperative within the plant hire business. Websites that are not regularly updated will fall down the ranks and not get noticed.


Plant hire companies need to respond to enquiries quickly and efficiently. Contractors/ customers usually require a speedy service, with a fast turnaround. Having their enquiry dealt with promptly and efficiently increases the chance of hiring out a product and contributes to customer loyalty and repeat business.


Plant Hire companies want to win and work on as many projects as they can. They will constantly be looking for projects on which they can work so, a prompt turnaround in providing a quotation to the customer is crucial to business success.

Investing in modern technology:

Artificial technology is going to rapidly revolutionise the plant hire industry. The industry is set to see technology such as predictive maintenance, efficiency scheduling, improved safety, and remote monitoring.

You can read more on AI in construction here in our recent blog post.


Plant Hire companies are registering all their equipment on the TER (The Equipment Register), Data and CESAR as well as making sure their insurer is aware of all of their equipment. Most plant hire companies will have trackers on their equipment.


Recruitment agencies are crucial in helping employers find the right candidates for their job openings. However, the process of finding good quality candidates is not an easy task, and it requires a considerable amount of time, effort, and resources.

Hire companies are using recruiters for this exact reason. Choosing a specialist recruiter like PATH Recruitment will be beneficial to your business because we already know the industry inside out and understand the types of jobs that you are recruiting for.

If you are currently recruiting, you can enquire here and one of the team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

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