Hiab, part of Cargotec, will supply MV Commercial in the UK with 100 HiConnect ™ equipped HIAB loader cranes for light, medium and heavy reach. The deal is valued at over EUR 5.7 million including the installation of 60 cranes and was booked in the 1st quarter of 2021.
MV Commercial offers sales and leasing for commercial vehicles and has developed into one of the largest national suppliers of special loading cranes. Founded in 2001, the company was named Independent UK Dealer of the Year 2020 last year.
Currently 60% of the cranes are installed at Hiab’s own installation sites in the UK. MV Commercial and its customers can obtain service throughout the life cycle of their equipment through Hiab’s extensive service network in the UK and Ireland.
“This is a significant deal for Hiab that will create an ongoing pipeline of parts, service and repairs for us for up to ten years,” added Ian Mitchell.
HiConnect ™ increases the productivity of Hiab customers’ businesses through connected Hiab devices. The technology provides real-time insights into the utilization, operation and health of the devices. This data can be used to actively optimize performance and security and to avoid unnecessary downtime. Web-based dashboards with clear and simple overviews provide status monitoring, service planning and help improve the operation of every unit and operator.
Hiab is the world’s leading provider of load handling equipment for road traffic, intelligent services and intelligent and connected solutions. Hiab’s 3,400 employees worldwide work passionately to ensure that Hiab is the number one partner and preferred provider of load handling solutions for its customers. As an industry pioneer and with a proud 75-year history, Hiab aims to inspire and shape the future of intelligent cargo handling.
Hiab’s first-class loaders include HIAB, EFFER and ARGOS loading cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT and PRINCETON truck forklifts, MULTILIFT ski loaders and hook lifts, and ZEPRO, DEL and lifting platforms WALTCO. The Hiab ProCare ™ service, the award-winning HiVision ™ crane operating system or the HiConnect ™ platform demonstrate Hiab’s constant commitment to provide intelligent services and intelligent solutions that offer customers added value.
Hiab is part of the Cargotec Corporation. In 2020, Cargotec achieved sales of around 3.3 billion euros and employs around 11,500 people.