Many business owners and leaders often don’t consider the potential benefits of renting a van (or vans)tofulfil certain business purposes. However, small and medium sized business can use rental vans to great effect to meet a variety of needs.We understand that leasing a van isn’t a minor usually decision for a business.That’s why we’ve put together this post which goes into great detail about the various ways business van rental can meet business needs.

Advantages of business van rental

Choosing to rent a van rather than buy it outright can have many benefits for your business. These advantages are:

  • Choice many dealerships, Croxdaleincluded, stock the most up to date van models in market-leading brands.The range of different vans on offer also gives business leaders the option to select vehicles with features that are intended to meet their particular needs.
  • Cost effective – a rental serves the exact same purpose as a van that has been purchased for the business, with the key difference being that the costs upfront are far less. In addition, vehicles used for business purposes typically aren’t strong financial investments as they’re assets that decrease sharply in value over time.
  • Tax benefitsvans used for business purposes can have their cost deducted as a business expense. This adds to the already positive cost-effectiveness of rental vans for businesses.
  • No selling process – once you’re done using a rental vehicle, you don’t have to go through the hassle of selling it. The van is simply returned to the lease company.
  • Flexibility – last but not least, van rental allows businesses to deal with unpredictability and facilitate changing plans. Regardless of your business’s industry, there will always be factors outside of your control that lead to short-term transportation needs.

It should be noted that there are some downsides to renting a van, although many of these are outweighed by the benefits discussed above. Cons of leasing a van for business include the potential for penalties, limited customisation, and varying mileage restrictions.

How to choose the right van rental for my business

The nature of your business, the work done, geography, and the industry all need to be considered when choosing the right van to rent. You should also consider the following:

  • The tasks that the van will be needed for.
  • How much storage capacity is needed for these tasks.
  • How often does the van need to be used throughout the day.
  • What is your budget for van rental (rental cost, fuel cost, and additional fees).

For example, a small food and drinkbusiness may need to rent a van for a week to trial a home delivery service. This would mean considerations for the vehicle would include how easily it can be cleaned, how stable it is during transport, the van’s appearance, and how much space there is in the storage. Businesses in this industry typically also benefit from refrigerated vans in order to keep produce fresh.

Ultimately, it will be up to you to decide which type of van for business rental is best for your needs. At Croxdale, a member of our friendly team will be happy to discuss our full range of van rental options, including daily hire, flexi hire, and more. Among our options include the following van types:

  • Luton large storage space due to a cargo-area that extends over the cab. Ideal for transporting larger items, heavy equipment, or goodsin large quantities.
  • Small – compact vans with lower fuel consumption that are more manoeuvrable. Best suited for businesses that need to make quick deliveries and transport smaller items.
  • Medium – offers a balance between easy driving and cargo space.
  • Large significant storage capacity with a more powerful engine.

Flexible car and van hire for business purposes

The Croxdale Group has a large stock of rental vans to give business owners maximum choice and flexibility when they come to need a van at short. It also enables our service to meet the needs of a wide range of businesses. Our range has been curated with both individuals and organisations in mind, so whether you’re a freelance worker, a shop owner, or a large-scale manufacturer, we can help. Simply contact us through the Croxdale website or come visit us in person at one of our showrooms to drive away the same day.