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Contract Hire

Are you looking for a partner that understands your operational challenges, are experts in vehicle specification and are focused on optimising your fleet’s availability?


UptimeAll of your vehicle and ancillary equipment maintained through one supplier, using only quality OEM parts

Choice Your choice of asset type, marque, maintenance delivery programme and method of funding

Flexibility An extensive rental fleet and flexible maintenance solutions nationwide, to support you as your needs change

The Ryder Difference

Contract hire is a standard solution for the provision of commercial vehicles, and we know that all of our customers have a choice. That's why we strive to excel in the service that we deliver, and to provide a flexible but comprehensive solution that is unique to each individual customer, delivering the best value, optimal uptime and your compliance.

  • A choice of multi marque vehicles and ancillary equipment
  • Flexible terms and financing options
  • Maintenance packages to suit your operation
  • A large rental fleet to support your changes in demand
  • Dedicated account management support
  • Annual business reviews (including KPI packs and bespoke Service Level Agreements where contracted).

Our Solution

Proximity and Quality

The management of your fleet is critical to maximising your time on the road. Improve your fleet uptime with Ryder:

  • A network of 21 Ryder owned locations
  • Over 300 approved service partners across the UK
  • 70 fully equipped mobile technicians
  • Genuine OEM parts used as standard.

Proven Expertise

All of our teams are dedicated to delivering your goals. We understand that fleet specification and maintenance are key to keeping you on the road and delivering to your customers:

  • Expert engineers ensuring that you carry the optimum load, and your goods are kept in peak condition
  • Technicians professionally trained to a minimum of IMI Level 3 or equivalent
  • At customer sites we operate to the SoE Off-Site Safe Working Practice Guidelines.

Total Vehicle Maintenance

Be assured by our end to end maintenance capability across both chassis and ancillary equipment. You no longer have to suffer downtime by moving vehicles to multiple suppliers for different types of maintenance:

  • Workshops operations 24/7* carrying parts to prevent delay
  • Service schedules to suit your operation, we work when your trucks are idle
  • Your maintenance is fully managed, including LOLER, Tacho, MOT and safety inspections
  • Service delivered your way, through a Ryder location, approved dealer or at your site
  • 24/7 breakdown support achieving a 90% roadside fix
  • The only independent lease provider with an in-house warranty capability.

Managing Compliance

Our industry experts understand the complex legislative and regulatory requirements surrounding the transport industry:

  • Our in-house team constantly monitor your vehicles to ensure compliance
  • We proactively communicate to schedule your maintenance events
  • We stay ahead of any upcoming changes in regulations, communicating solutions to you in a timely manner should they affect your fleet
  • Service delivered your way, through a Ryder location, approved dealer or at your site
  • Compliance and service documentation for your vehicles is available online.

Submit a Contract Hire Enquiry

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