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The Best Commercial Vans by Sector

NEXU Rental THE BEST COMMERCIAL VANS BY SECTOR From small vans for transporting tradesmen's tools to traffic management vehicles that can support a team of highway maintenance workers, hiring vehicles to flex your fleet can be a much better solution than buying outright. Here we compare some of the best vans available and how they are suited to a variety of different business sectors. TRADESMEN & UTILITIES BUILDERS & PLASTERERS PLUMBERS Plumbers tend to require a van large enough to carry tools, but small enough to be A medium panel van is a good choice for this sector. Typical payloads are around one tonne, with easy access from rear/side doors. Builders fuel efficient and fit on the drive at home. Medium panel vans such as the Ford Transit, may also benefit from a tipper Vauxhall Vivaro and Renault van. Vans suited to this sector Trafic are all good include the Ford Transit, options here. Volkswagen Transporter and Iveco Daily. ELECTRICIANS PAINTERS & DECORATORS Quite often electricians can get away with a smaller The choice in this sector sized van and benefit from usually comes down to a mid- great value for money, sized van that can fit ladders superior manoeuvrability and better fuel economy. Vans in this category include the Volkswagen Caddy, Peugeot and boards inside, or a smaller van to take advantage of the cost benefits. Adding a roof rack to a small van can Partner and Ford help with this. The Citroen Transit Connect. Berlingo and Ford Transit Connect are both good choices. GARDENERS & LANDSCAPERS UTILITIES Utility providers require a range of different vans depending on the service they are working with. Generally, gas, electric and Moving around large equipment as well as materials such as sand, soil and stone requires a medium water providers make best to large van that is tough and durable. Dropsides and tippers are ideally suited to this type use of small vans such as the Volkswagen Caddy and Citroen Berlingo or medium sized of work, with both the Ford Transit and Iveco Daily fitting vans like the Ford Transit and the role well. Volkswagen Transporter. COURIERS LARGE GOODS SMALL GOODS Businesses that move large A smaller van is ideal for goods around will need a large van. The longer wheel-base provides a couriering small goods. With around three to four cubic metres of space, they certainly smoother ride and more can't hold as much as their larger cousins, however better fuel economy is the upside. Vans in this category include the Volkswagen Caddy, Citroen Berlingo, Peugeot storage space than smaller vans. A Luton or box van includes a body that extends over the driver's cab for maximum storage. Options in this category include the Ford Transit 350, Mercedes Sprinter Partner and Ford Transit Connect. and Peugeot Boxer. TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT GENERAL SPECIALIST Small, medium and large vans are all applicable in general traffic management duties. They must be 'Chapter 8' compliant, meaning they should be equipped with high visibility chevron markings at the rear. Options here include the Citroen Berlingo, Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinter. Other types of traffic management vehicles include pickups with dropsides, incident support units and welfare units. These vehicles can be rented with lighting boards, cones and crash cushions. Again, high visibility markings are essential. Vans in this category include the Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit and DAF vehicles. Nexus is the UK's leading tech-driven business mobility provider, with nearly 20 years' experience as a pioneer in developing innovative technology to make business mobility efficient and effective. Nexus' revolutionary online rental booking and management platform, IRIS, developed in-house by a specialist IT team, is central to its success. The system allows business customers to access over 550,000 vehicles, including 100,000 specialist and commercial vehicles and 50,000 HGVS, across more than 2,000 UK locations. Nexus can source any vehicle, anytime, anywhere, and can usually deliver within two hours of a booking being made. Contact Nexus today: in ידיוי

The Best Commercial Vans by Sector

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Here we compare some of the best vans available and how they are suited to a variety of different business sectors.


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