Finding the right forklift truck for your processes is not always easy. However, the ultimate decision can be made even more difficult once companies start to consider the option of used forklifts too. Whilst those businesses for whom money is no object (and these companies are becoming increasingly rare) may not balk at paying far more for the latest models and in turn boosting their image by showing the world that they can afford the very best assets, for most, the cost of buying a new vehicle will far outweigh the benefits.
In short, the majority of companies could benefit a great deal by narrowing down their options instantly and choosing from our available range of used forklift trucks.
Cost and Quality
Just as a car will lose a huge amount of its value the very second it is driven off the forecourt, forklift trucks will also see their value plummet the moment they are first used. As such, just as those looking for a car will pay far less for an excellent car with low mileage that is in perfect working order just so long as it has had one previous owner, those looking for forklift trucks will find that opting for a second hand vehicle allows them to pay far less for such a forklift without them having to compromise on quality.
Ordinary road users would not think twice about opting for a second hand vehicle, being well aware that once price and quality have been balanced, choosing a well-maintained second hand vehicle equates to a far more prudent investment. As such, the key to buying a used forklift is to ensure that they are bought from reputable dealers, have been thoroughly examined and that the dealer you choose to buy from offers a decent warranty on the vehicle.
Buying second hand may actually offer you the chance to find more suitable options too. Those new vehicles that are perfect for your needs but out of your price range may be easily affordable if they are bought just a few years later and therefore choosing second hand forklifts may be a great way of ensuring you get the right solution rather than having to compromise on usability. Whether you need narrow-aisle trucks or those that can transport very significant loads, the best way to get the right solution at the right price will always be to look into second hand options.
Here at Trucks Direct UK, we have an extensive range of high-quality used trucks to satisfy all needs and budgets, and whether it is finding a forklift that is powered by a certain kind of fuel that has proved difficult or whether you simply need a truck of a specific size to suit your processes, we will have a solution for everyone.
So no matter whether you simply need to watch your expenditure, don’t care about buying the latest vehicle only to see it sit in a warehouse and never see the light of day, or whether you simply cannot find the right solution at the right price when looking at new vehicles, it is likely that used forklifts will be the best solution for the majority of companies.