Crane Vehicles Trucks For Sale

Crane trucks are among the most useful trucks around. Essentially, they are self-sufficient, not needing forklifts or other equipment to load and unload. This can make them extremely efficient in day-to-day operations. When arriving on site, many delivery drivers are familiar with waiting for a forklift and operator to become available for unloading. This can take some time. The forklift may have other duties to attend to or the driver may be on a break. In some frustrating circumstances, the forklift or operator may not be present at all, resulting in a wasted journey and the load being returned to base.

When you multiply all of these delays throughout a working day, they can have a serious snowball effect. This can result in late deliveries, angry clients and fewer deliveries being made. A crane truck does away with the need for a forklift and operator on-site. 

The crane truck driver can simply unload the truck by himself, without the need to wait around for other equipment. In this way the crane truck becomes less dependent on outside equipment and personnel and can stick more easily to its schedule. The crane truck can therefore achieve more deliveries in a working day, becoming more efficient and experiencing fewer delays.

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Scania P Series P410
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Scania P Series P410 POA
2015 | Crane Vehicles P410 , 2015/65 , 8X4 HOOKLOADER , HYVA EQUIPMENT WITH SHEET ,EURO 6 ,LOW KLM'S ,ONE OWNER , TESTED , GOOD CONDITION. Right Hand Drive
Iver Commercials
Mercedes-Benz Axor 1824 Bluetec 5
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Mercedes-Benz Axor 1824 Bluetec 5 POA
2008 | Crane Vehicles | 18000kg Barrier rig with post drivers on both sides and Palfinger PK15500 crane (6.1 ton max to 1690KG at 8 meter) compressor and generatorMoT Due Nov 17log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
Mercedes-Benz Axor 1824 Bluetec 5
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Mercedes-Benz Axor 1824 Bluetec 5 POA
2008 | Crane Vehicles | 18000kg Barrier rig with post drivers on both sides and Palfinger PK15500 crane (6.1 ton max to 1690KG at 8 meter) compressor and generatorMoT Due Dec 17log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
Scania 4 Series P114-340
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Scania 4 Series P114-340 £21,995.00
2001 | Crane Vehicles | 26000kg Fitted with a Remote Control PM Serie 36-Ton Crane with 4 x Extensions (2006), Sleeper Cab, Rear Lift Axle, 8.0 Metre Body. On Air suspension. The gearbox is an Manual. The engine is rated at 340 BHP. Please quote ref: SCCR1280
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Volvo FM 12.380
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Volvo FM 12.380 £14,750.00
2005 | Crane Vehicles FM12-380 PLANT LORRY WITH REMOTE CONTROL FASSI 170 CRANE ( YEAR 2005 )6X2,MANUAL GEARBOX,PLANT LORRY,HYDROULIC TOE TIP RAMPS,CHEESE WEDGE BODY,WINCH,REMOTE CONTROL FASSI F170 CRANE,AIR CON CAB,SLEEPER CAB. Left Hand Drive
East Yorkshire Machinery
DAF CF 410
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DAF CF 410 POA
2014 | Crane Vehicles 2014 – EURO 6 CF410 – 8x2 – Rear lift and steer – Fitted FASSI F365A2.24 crane – Cheese wedge plant body – Drawbar specification – VERY low mileage. Right Hand Drive
Macs Truck Sales
Scania 4 Series 124L360
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Scania 4 Series 124L360 £11,995.00
1998 | Crane Vehicles 1998 124L 360 6X2 FLAT BED WITH ATLAS AK 100.1V A11 BRICK GRAB CRANE 498000 MILES MOT UNTIL 1ST OCTOBER 2017 COMES WITH 2 AXLE DRAW BAR TRAILER GOOD CONDITION ANY INSPECTION WELCOME For More Trucks Like This Please Visit Our Website Or Call Tel: 07757689678 Whatsapp/Sms/Call FROM ABROAD 00447757689678 CALL/SMS/WHATSAPP 24HCURRENTLY WE HAVE OVER 100 TRUCKS IN STOCK For More Trucks Like This Please
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Mercedes-Benz Axor ATEGO 1318
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Mercedes-Benz Axor ATEGO 1318 POA
2004 | Crane Vehicles Mercedes Atego 1318 2004 (54) Utility Truck, Compressor, Tool Box, 17ft Double Dropside Body c/w Remote Palfinger PK9501 Crane, 4 Extensions, 98,000 Miles From New.. Right Hand Drive
DAF CF 370
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DAF CF 370 POA
2015 | Crane Vehicles CF 370 2014 (65) 6x2 Rear Lift Steer Axle, 28ft Beavertail Body c/w Fassi F275 Crane, 3 Extensions, Full Radio Remote Control, Air Suspension, Ad Blue, Alloy Wheels, Day Cab, Sun Roof, Air Con, 8 Speed Manual Gearbox, Central Locking, 20,000 Miles Only From Brand New, Excellent Condition, Ready To Go.. Right Hand Drive
DAF CF 410
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DAF CF 410 POA
2014 | Crane Vehicles 2014 - 64 reg CF410 - 8x2 - Rear lift and steer back axle - Fitted FASSI F365A2.24 crane - Cheese wedge plant body - Very low mileage. Right Hand Drive
Macs Truck Sales
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Clearly, the crane is a vital, complex and expensive piece of kit on the lorry. Iveco Eurocargo Tipper with craneThis means that it should be given special attention looking at used crane trucks for sale. A comprehensive service record is vital and the unit should be checked over thoroughly. The hydraulics should be checked over for leaks and the operation extensively tested under load. All instruments and controls should also be tested for proper working and the crane's attachment to the truck itself examined for any structural defects. Many cranes come with specialist attachments, such as buckets, grabs or hooks. These should also be checked over. 

Crane on a DAF tractor unit

Check that they attach easily and work properly. Also be careful to establish if such additional implements are actually included in the sale. Crane lorries will have stabilising equipment on the truck itself to ensure that the crane lorry remains stable and safe during lifting operations. This is absolutely vital to the proper operation of the crane. Ensure that these features are all fully operational and in good order and, again, test under load.Scania Crane Truck

Cranes find their way on to all manner of lorries. You will commonly find them on tippers, dropsides, flatbeds and chassis cabs. You will also find a huge variety of weight ratings, reaching up to several tonnes. Clearly, it is important to find a combination of crane and body type that suits your operation. Health and safety regulations also come into play. The driver of the lorry will normally be expected to operate the crane and must therefore receive the appropriate training. Many sites will not let a driver-operator on-site without showing a valid CPCS card. It is vital, then, that the crane lorry purchased is appropriate to the driver's category of qualification and, if not, that the driver is properly trained before operations can begin.

Crane trucks can be used as an all-in-one solution to any number of on-site issues, since they combine the functionality of several vehicles into a single efficient unit. Loading and unloading materials is never easier than when done using a crane truck, since you can take things such as a forklift out of the equation and simply get down to the business of transporting whatever you need without relying on others in the meantime. And when time is money, being able to make more deliveries in a day can be a very cost-effective benefit of buying a used crane vehicle.

There are two types of truck you may encounter in this category: the more specialised vehicles which consist of the crane alone, and the kind of tipper truck hybrids that have both a load bed and accompanying crane mechanism to allow for both lifting and the long-distance transport of materials on board. The former are less common and more specialised, which means they can usually handle much heavier loads and may have features such as telescopic jibs to make them very versatile. Meanwhile, the latter are more all-purpose machines that can take on different tasks and haul different loads as necessary. It's a good idea to think carefully before deciding which would be the most appropriate choice.

If the crane has had a lot of use, then it is sensible to give the workings some attention to determine the state of repair they are in. Hydraulic cranes are relatively reliable, but if the assembly does not seem to be especially smooth when it is being manoeuvred, then this may be an indication that repairs are necessary. Other things such as fluid leaking from the crane and obvious issues with the seals should also be on your radar.

The body of a crane truck will usually be a dropside aluminium unit, which is ideal for quick loading and unloading of a variety of materials. Air or steel suspension may be used on different models, with older vehicles needing some real scrutiny to check that the chassis and onboard systems are in good order. For the cab, there are other options available, usually consisting of three-seater set-ups that allow for all-day working. Bigger crane trucks with sleeper cabs for one or more passengers can be found, while modern truck units can offer luxuries such as air conditioning, in-cab electrics and remote-control operation of the crane mechanism.

A long MOT on a used crane truck is an indication that it is still in a serviceable state and so can be desirable in the second-hand market. You may also need to look at the type of bucket which is featured on the crane assembly, as grabber units are convenient for collecting and depositing loose materials in large quantities over a short time period. A crane truck means that the user is not going to have to wait around for everyone else to get organised when there are materials to be moved, making it a cost-effective choice for a lot commercial users to make.

 

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