Our Vehicles

Our Specialist Lifting and Transport Fleet

We have four vehicles in our fleet with a fifth currently on order.These can be combined with our four specialist trailers with a fifth of these currently on order as well. However we are able to carry out much larger undertakings using the large number of experienced contacts we have gained over more than two decades in the industry, so size for us is never a problem.

SCANIA R620 WITH EFFER 1405 8S LORRY LOADER CRANE
effer-R620This truck is the flagship of the fleet. Constructed according to Alasdair’s exacting specifications, it is the result of the experience gained from operating our previous flagship and the need for an even larger capacity lorry loader. This truck comes in the form of a 32000kg rigid, 44000kg wagon and drag or STGO Cat 2 artic– and with it a fly jib and winch system, although this truck will often go out purely as a crane on its own.

  • 65 tonne GVW (Arctic), 44 tonne GVW (Wagon and Drag) and 32000kg (Rigid)
  • Rigid, Artic or Wagon and Drag
  • Lifting capacity: from 1165kgs at 31.96m
Make Effer
Model 1405 8S
Max Height 23.6 metres – with fly jib 36.2 metres
Max Radius 19.65 metres – with fly jib 31.96 metres
SWL@ Max Radius 4180kg – with fly jib 1165kg
Max SWL 20700kg @ 4.6m
Duty Charts 8S, 8S+JIB 6S heavy duty
SCANIA R480 WITH PALFINGER PK100002G LORRY LOADER CRANE
PK100002GThis truck was our first venture into a continental style multi role large capacity lorry loader. Constructed after months of research and to exacting specifications, it is the result of the need to offer multiple options to our customers and satisfy there demand for ever larger capacity lorry loaders. This truck comes in the form of a 32000kg rigid, 44000kg wagon and drag or STGO Cat 2 artic– and with it a fly jib and winch system, although this truck will often go out purely as a crane on its own.

  • 65 tonne GVW (Arctic), 44 tonne GVW (Wagon and Drag) and 32000kg (Rigid)
  • Rigid, Artic or Wagon and Drag
  • Lifting capacity: from 660kgs at 32.11m
Make Palfinger
Model PK100002G
Max Height 23.8 metres – with fly jib 36.1 metres
Max Radius 19.8 metres – with fly jib 32.11 metres
SWL@ Max Radius 3400kg – with fly jib 660kg
Max SWL 19000kg @ 4.2m
Duty Charts PK1000002G, PK1000002G + PJ170E fly jib
SCANIA R480 WITH PALFINGER PK60002E LORRY LOADER CRANE
PK60002EThis truck was the first lorry loader in the fleet and set the tone of the companies future reputation of offering large lift capacities and ultimate flexibility. Constructed using Alasdair’s decades of experience in the road transport industry it was multi faceted and continues to play an important role in the fleet even with much larger equipment at our disposal.. This truck comes in the form of a 32000kg rigid or 44000kg wagon and drag– and with it a winch system, although this truck will often go out purely as a crane on its own.

  • 44 tonne GVW (Wagon and Drag) and 32000kg (Rigid)
  • Rigid or Wagon and Drag
  • Lifting capacity: from 2980kgs at 31.96m
Make Palfinger
Model PK60002E
Max Height 20.1 metres
Max Radius 15.8 metres
SWL@ Max Radius 2980kg
Max SWL 12000kg @ 4.2m
Duty Charts PK60002E
SCANIA R520 WITH EFFER 685 6S LORRY LOADER CRANE (DUE SEPTEMBER 2014)
placeholderThis truck has been specified to offer the same multi role capacity as our large lorry loaders but in a smaller package. As an arctic and when combined with our new trailer it will have the manoeuvrability of a rigid with the flexibility of an arctic.. Once again it is built on the experience gained from operating our large lorry loader and the need for greater payload in some work areas. This truck comes in the form of a 26000kg rigid or STGO Cat 2 artic– and with it a winch system, although this truck will often go out purely as a crane on its own.

  • 65 tonne GVW (Arctic) and 26000kg (Rigid)
  • Rigid or Arctic
  • Lifting capacity: from 1165kgs at 31.96m
Make Effer
Model 685 6S
Max Height 21.36 metres
Max Radius 17.13 metres
SWL@ Max Radius 2930kg
Max SWL 12180kg @ 4.75m
Duty Charts
SCANIA R480 ARTIC TRACTOR UNIT
R480This is a versatile tractor unit with a rear lift axle and short wheelbase giving excellent manoeuvrability and traction. Operates with any of our trailers independently or in support of our lorry loaders.

  • 44 tonne GVW (Arctic)
  • Arctic
WHEELBASE ENGINEERING TRI AXLE DRAWBAR (AML 01)
AML01This trailer can be used by any of the four axle unit lorry loaders and increases there deck space and carrying capacity considerably. The trailer is fitted with hydraulic foldable ramps and has ISO twist locks at all four corners.

  • 24 tonne GVW
  • 18 tonne payload
  • Deck Space 6.15m (20ft)
  • Deck Height 1.04m
BROSHUIS TRI AXLE DOUBLE EXTENDABLE HYDRAULICALLY STEERED PLATFORM TRAILER (AML02)
aml-02This trailer will run with any of the Arctic lorry loaders or Arctic and with its combination of extendibility and power steering is a real asset for the delivery into tight locations of normal or over length loads.

  • 42500 tonne GVW
  • 30 tonne payload
  • Deck Space 13.25m (43ft) closed and up to 28.65m (93ft) fully extended
  • Deck Height 1.55m
BROSHUIS TRI AXLE DOUBLE EXTENDABLE HYDRAULICALLY STEERED STEP FRAME TRAILER (AML03)
BroshuisThis trailer will run with any of the arctic lorry loaders or artic. Specified with a lower than normal deck height for a step frame this trailer is equally happy transporting oversize buildings to items of specialist plant. It comes complete with removable aluminium ramps to allow drive on/drive off capability where the lorry loader is not being employed. The provision of full power steering in common with all the fleets trailers allows access into restricted locations.

  • 37000 tonne GVW
  • 24 tonne payload
  • Deck Space 13.6m (45ft) closed with 9m on lower deck and 3.7m on neck. Up to 22m on lower deck when fully extended
  • Deck Height 850mm
DOLL TANDEM AXLE SINGLE EXTENDABLE HYDRAULICALLY STEERED AND SUSPENDED LOW LOADER TRAILER (AML 04)
AML04This trailer will run with any of the arctic lorry loaders or artic. This trailer was specified brand new to our exacting specification to allow us to offer a really unique combination of low height and absolutely cutting edge technology with both hydraulic steering and suspension. This allows this ultra low height low loader to access even the most awkward locations and deliver the largest items with ease.

  • 35500 tonne GVW
  • Up to 20 tonne payload dependent on srtic unit
  • Deck Space 13.11m (42ft) closed with 6.79m in lower deck, 2.8m on back bridge and 3.1m on neck up to 12.36m (40ft) on lower deck when fully extended
  • Deck Height 350mm
SDC TRI AXLE SINGLE EXTENDABLE HYDRAULICALLY REAR STEERED PLATFORM TRAILER (DUE SEPTEMBER 2014)
placeholderThis trailer will run with any of the arctic lorry loaders or artic. This trailer was specified brand new to our exacting specification to allow us to offer a really unique combination of short trailer and absolutely cutting edge technology with hydraulic steering to rear axle. The ability to extend also allows us to offer a lighter option with greater carrying capacity for longer loads but with the ability to access even the most awkward locations and deliver the largest items with ease.

  • 36500 tonne GVW
  • 28 tonne payload
  • Deck Space 10.45m (34ft) closed and up to 18.46m (60ft) fully extended
  • Deck Height 1.3m