Europcar Mobility Group UK has officially opened the latest of its van rental supersites in Purfleet, Essex, as part of a commitment to expand the growing network.
Positioned just inside the M25, the station provides easy access for customers and businesses trading within East London as well as Kent, East Anglia and Hertfordshire, it says.
One junction away from the busy A13, the new Europcar supersite aims to give businesses access to a wide range of commercial vehicles featuring the latest motoring technology, available from just a few days a time to three months or more.
Stuart Russell, director commercial vehicles at Europcar Mobility Group UK, said: “
“With its links to East London as well surrounding areas, Purfleet is the ideal location for Europcar Mobility Group UK to build on our investment in supersites around the country.
“The station is strategically positioned to provide the numerous businesses trading within this area with easy access to flexible and cost-efficient transport solutions that can enable their businesses to grow.
“As investment continues within the area the businesses supporting this growth may need to upgrade their commercial vehicle fleets at short notice to deal with additional work. Or, as is often the case businesses may need one or two additional vehicles for one individual job. The solutions we have available from this central hub are equally suited to fulfil both demands.
“Our philosophy of outright vehicle purchase means that we are ‘always ready’ to meet customer demand for daily rental. And, our Advantage long term product means that businesses can take outright vehicle purchase of the balance sheet while enjoying all of its benefits through rental. It really is the best of both worlds.”
The two-acre site has the capacity to hold between up to 400 vehicles and offers businesses from all sectors access to an extensive range of vans, from dropside to short and long-wheel base.
As well as conventional diesel engines the station also offers a range of EV solutions. And in a major development for the industry the new station is being fitted with several electric vehicle charging points.