may later find that they no longer need it after completing
the job. The One Stop Equipment Buy Back Service quotes
clients a price to buy back their redundant equipment to
help recover some of the cost of these items. It also offers
clients trade-in options against other equipment that may
be more relevant to their current needs.
Clients who open a Trade Account with One Stop Hire
benefit from 30-day credit terms and no deposit hires.
Trade Account customers qualify for a discounted rate
at all branches and access to the company’s online Hire
Management System. They also receive regular invoicing
and statements. Companies and organisations interested
in opening a Trade Account can download a simple credit
check and application form from the One Stop website.
One Stop Hire is the largest independent tool hire,
equipment and access rental company in the North West. In
mid-2015, the company sat down and assessed what were
the most profitable and complimentary aspects of their full
service offering. Steve continued:
“As One Stop Hire has grown, we’ve experimented with
and looked at lots of value added services to complement
our core hire offering.
“Last year, we came up with HIRE, SALES & TRAINING,
rebranded our logo and marketing tools, and launched
a new website to support our development. The updated
website also includes a downloadable brochure that details
fully comprehensive information for all of our products and
“We have clients from across the UK asking us to
source all kinds of equipment. Our hire fleet now consists
of approx. 10,000 items, ranging from Power Tools, Mini
Plant, Alloy Access Systems, Small Powered Access, Lifting
Equipment, Survey Equipment and Generators, to Lighting
and M&E Equipment.
“We hire Cranes, Diggers, Accommodation, Large Access
Booms and various other specialist equipment, and our
comprehensive offering eradicates the need for our clients
to source suppliers and open accounts with more than one
company. They can make one call and source everything
from us, saving a lot of time. On many occasions, our
clients also save money as we have great re-hire supply
deals in place which wouldn’t normally be offered to “one
off” hirers. The development of our Re-Hire service has
contributed £1.5m to our turnover so far.
“Within our head office function, we now have a Central
Hire Desk staffed by 3 of our very best Hire Managers.
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