A van is an essential asset for most tradespeople, as it allows you to get from job to job with everything you need in tow. Depending on the type of work you specialise in and the tools you have, the right van for you will likely havedifferent featuresthan what another tradesperson considers is the best van. Below, we break down the main points to consider when getting a van to support your trades business, along with our team’s picks for the best vans for tradespeople on the market today.

Qualities to look for in a good van for hire

As a tradesperson, your van is an integral part of your operation. It will take you to every job you do and without it, your income could be at risk. You need a van that can meet the needs of your day-to-day routine, along with the kind of work you do.This means considering the following factors when choosing a van for rental:

  • Reliable.
  • Adequate storage space.
  • Easy to maintain.
  • Secure.
  • Value for money.
  • Sends the right message (appearance).

Our picks for the best tradespeople vans

The Croxdale Group has helped many businesses and independent workpeople by providing them with vans that are ideally suited to their needs. We understand that everyone has different things they’re looking for depending on their circumstances and the nature of the work they do. As such, we’ve picked out a few options to cater to a range of trades.

  • Citroen Relay L1H1a long wheelbase van that is ideal for moving larger objects alongside bulky tools. Its hauling capacity stands at an impressive 1485kg. This, coupled with high side loading doorsand internal anchor points, make it an ideal choice for tradespeople that offer installation services.
  • Ford Transit – this has been a classic tradesperson van for decades, and for good reason – it’s an all-rounder. It’srelatively easy to use and offers good transport capacity. However, specialised van choices can be better suited to certain trades.
  • Citroen Dispatch – the Citroen Dispatch, while more compact than the Relay, has a deceptively large transport capacity. It is ideal for transporting long items, such as piping or wood panelling.

Convenient car and van hire Durham

Croxdale car and van rental services include all the information you need to ensure you can choose the van that’s perfect for lifestyle as a tradesperson. The full details of all our vehicles,including vans, are clearly listed on our offers. This includes the vehicle dimensions, along with a breakdown of the precise load specifications for that particular make and model. Contact usto speak a friendly member of our team who can recommend a few vehicle options that will be relevant to your needs. Many of our vehicles can be test driven beforehand so you can completely without doubt.