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Shunting Tugs

Cost-effective shunting tug hire solutions

At WGG Hire, we have an extensive fleet of shunting tugs available for hire, for a variety of uses. We operate a flexible, adaptable hire model to suit specific requirements, with all vehicles maintained by our specialist team in Gloucestershire.

We source tugs from all the industry’s leading names and recognisable brands, with many of the latest models available. Contact us for details.

Short and long-term hire solutions for shunting tug fleets

We provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for shunting tug hire. We don’t believe in committing our customers to lengthy, cumbersome contracts; instead, we provide vehicles on both short and long-term agreements, depending on what is needed from the tug.

With a short notice period, you can be assured that you only need to operate the tug for the period you need it. Situations can change unexpectedly, especially in industries like haulage and logistics. Because of the flexible nature of our hire agreements, you can remain in control.

In addition, our technicians are on hand all-year round, should you ever need expert assistance in maintaining the vehicle. Learn more about our flexible shunting tug hire solutions by getting in touch.

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    Expertise delivered with quality customer service

    We pride ourselves on our high standards and equally high levels of customer service. Not only do we maintain our fleet according to the best possible quality, but our technicians are committed to responding swiftly in the event of an unforeseen situation.

    Our workshop holds a large stock of spare parts for both our own use and for sale to our customers. This, along with our nationwide network ensures that you will be able to access the parts you need in order to maintain efficiency.

    Because we maintain our fleet ourselves, we hold ourselves accountable and you can be assured that the tug you use at your own facility has been cared for to strict protocols.

    The benefits of using a shunting tug

    Compared to a tractor unit, shunting tugs provide a safer and more efficient means of transporting loads across storage yards. Some of the other advantages include:

    • Improved visibility
    • No clutch burnout
    • One-person operation
    • Geared to a specific speed
    • Faster coupling and uncoupling of trailers

    Find out more by speaking to the team.

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