Established in 2012, the Alltruck Group is Scotland’s fleet partner providing commercial vehicles to businesses across the country. Comprising a number of independent companies, the group prides itself in providing unrivalled customer care to the commercial vehicle industry. This includes a comprehensive range of one-stop solutions, including vehicle and crane maintenance, truck rental and leasing, crane sales and commercial vehicle bodybuilding services throughout central Scotland from four sites.
The decision to invest in the new Stertil Koni vehicle lifts followed the use of a 17.5 tonne capacity four-post lift, type ST4175, which was chosen in preference to a conventional inspection pit. Such was the success of this first lift that the group decided to purchase another 4-post lift, type ST4250, and a two-post version for installation within the group’s new Grangemouth workshop.
Both lifts are from the Stertil Koni Ultra range. The ST4175 and the ST4250 lifts offer respective lifting capacities of 17.5t and 25t. However, when used as a set of two in tandem, these models can achieve maximum lifting capacities of 35 and 50t.
Both models offer a lifting height of 1900mm and the lifts are entirely electronically controlled.
The most recent addition to the installation of Stertil Koni vehicle lifts within the Grangemouth workshop is a FreedomLift 2-post lift, type SK2055. This model offers a safe lifting capacity of 5.5 tonnes and, due to its compact design, ensures maximum space utilisation. Alltruck Group specified the Stertil Koni SK2055 complete with special extended flexible arms that increase further the flexibility and versatility of the lift. This lift provides a maximum lifting height of 2,045mm.
The new Grangemouth facility provides a host of workshop operations including servicing, repairs and maintenance on vehicles ranging from 3.5 tonne vans up to 44 tonne tractor units. In a typical day, 20 to 30 vehicles pass through the workshop which operates six days a week, 12 hours a day.