JCB secures huge deal for 555 Loadalls from Morris Leslie Plant Hire
JCB has secured a historic deal with Morris Leslie Plant Hire for their biggest ever telehandler order worth £36 million.
The deal for 555 Loadalls, ranging from the compact six metre 525-60 up to the 20 metre 540-200, has been placed through dealer Scot JCB.
The machines, which all feature JCB Livelink and offer unrivalled fuel consumption and emissions, will be built at JCB World Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire.
Morris Leslie Plant Hire Managing Director, Graham Ogilvie said: “As the construction market continues to develop, we are experiencing excellent company growth. These JCB Loadalls ensure our customers get the best of all worlds – high performing machines with excellent telematic reporting and a great nationwide dealer support network. The sales, service and advice from Scot JCB has also been second to none.”
Group Managing Director Global Key Accounts, Yvette Henshall-Bell, said: “Morris Leslie is one of the fastest and largest growing companies in the plant hire industry and we are delighted that they have chosen the JCB Loadall, the world’s number one telehandler, to further expand their fleet.”
The company’s founder and Executive Chairman Morris Leslie said: “We are delighted to have placed an order of this magnitude with JCB as our relationship continues to grow in line with the expansion of our business.”
Morris Leslie is a national business with our HQ at Errol Airfield, Perth, Scotland. The business was established in 1974 in Perthshire, Scotland, and remains in private ownership to this day. Originally a plant sales company, over the past four decades we have diversified into other areas, many relating to the agricultural and construction sectors where we made our name.
The business has now grown to more than 5,000 machines, with an average age of under two-years-old. From Plant Hire to Modular Buildings, the company offers the highest quality products and service across the UK and can provide auction services anywhere in the UK to a global audience with a Plant Hire network served by 12 modern depots and Plant Sales operating globally.