MV Commercial has committed to purchase 100 new specialty cranes from Hiab UK and Ireland. The Airdrie-based company will add light, medium and heavy loader cranes to its inventory of specialty cranes for sale or rental in 2021 and 2022.

Demand for high-specification truck cranes is growing, so the £ 5m deal will help MV Commercial invest in new machinery as they recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit.

MV Commercial is already one of the largest crane vehicle suppliers in the UK and expects the business of all 100 loader cranes equipped with Hiab’s HiConnect telematics system to consolidate its position in the market to improve productivity.

Steven Cairns, Managing Director of MV Commercial said: “This deal is a testament to the excellent working relationship we have with the Hiab team. MV Commercial has one of the best fleets of ready-made specialty crane units in the UK with annual deliveries of specialty trucks Hundreds of units in the US so it is critical to our business model that we maintain good levels of high quality equipment to meet our customers’ needs. This deal will add to our industry leading position and our fleet of high quality equipment expand. “

“By partnering with Hiab we can offer our customers first class premium equipment that we can all rely on and the service support packages give our customers all over the UK added peace of mind,” added Cairns.

Commenting on the deal, Ian Mitchell, Sales & Services Director of Hiab UK and Ireland, said: “Working closely with MV Commercial to develop a strategic partnership has been instrumental in our growth plans in the UK. I anticipate greater interest insists We are proud to partner with one of the UK’s leading leasing companies to give companies more choice. “