GEBHARDT also provides container hire as an alternative to purchase. This sector has proven particularly successful in tire rack hire. The first step is to complete a requirement analysis with the customer. This forms the basis for the decision to purchase or hire. The customer benefits and gains more flexibility by having contractual periods of different lengths.
For example, he could cover seasonal peaks in the short term. Or, in terms of capital commitment, hire may represent a more favorable option compared to purchase when completely refitting a warehouse. The containers can be either transferred or returned once the hire period is over.