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Contract Hire

Road gritter, salt spreader and snow plough hire

Econ operates the largest ‘wholly own brand’ gritting fleet in the UK. For a fixed 6 month cost, customers benefit from a fully maintained, self-drive solution with a 24/7 peace of mind guarantee when it comes to keeping your fleet on the road.

All contracts are inclusive of calibrations, ongoing vehicle maintenance, breakdowns, training and benefit from access to Econ’s strategic reserve during operational months. Our salt spreading and snow clearance equipment are fully maintained in-house guaranteeing levels of performance availability.

Discover more about the benefits of Econ contract maintenance.

Discover more about the benefits of winter road vehicle hire

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Which road gritters, salt spreaders and snow ploughs can I hire?

Econ have the right winter maintenance solution

All Econ road gritters, snow clearance and salt spreading vehicles are only contracted for the operational period (minimum 26 weeks). All winter road vehicles are collected from the customer’s depot at the end of the season, fully overhauled during the summer months before being returned in time for the beginning of the winter gritting and snow clearance season.

Benefits of hiring vehicles

Innovated with you in mind

The Econ Hire Division was developed to help our customers run a winter gritting and snow clearance vehicle fleet when budgets were tight. This is a service innovation that continues to evolve in response to our business challenges; including the addition of On Hire Roadmending vehicles, fees payable only during operational months, and variable contract period lengths to suit our customers’ needs.

We innovate with you in mind.

Complete peace of mind

Choosing to hire any kind of gritter or salt spreading truck gives you complete peace of mind as you can fix your operating costs for the length of the contract term. All Econ Contract Hire vehicles are only paid for during the operational months for a variable contract period. (minimum of 26 weeks)

During this time, our 24/7 on-call service team will help to keep your hired salt spreaders and road mending vehicles on the road and guarantee to repair or replace your fleet of road gritters, road menders and snow ploughs within 24 hours*. The engineers will conduct scheduled maintenance visits during the contract period and each Summer your Winter hire fleet will return to a service hub for a complete overhaul.

*includes call & repair costs for all body and chassis repairs due to wear & tear. Damage caused by accident or operator error can be repaired at an additional cost.

One fixed monthly cost includes:

  • Hire of the vehicle
  • Gritter body repair, calibrations and maintenance
  • Mechanical failure and extended warranty period
  • Repair or replace within 24 hours guarantee
  • Chassis repair and maintenance

Setting new service standards

Econ have set the standard for customer service and it is the lifeblood of our Hire Division. All our dedicated engineers are fully trained on both Econ winter maintenance and highway maintenance vehicles, so you can always rely on them. From scheduled vehicle maintenance and repairs to emergency callouts, the team will get your gritting and snow clearance fleet up and running as quickly as possible with a minimum amount of fuss. 

Econ Engineers

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