Renting vs. Buying Yard Ramps: Which Choice is Right For You?
Are you looking to invest in yard ramps for your business? Are you debating between renting or buying? Let Lots A Ramps guide you to your best investment for your business. Business owners with loading docks or any type of facility with material handling needs are often faced with diverse decisions. Does your facility need day-to-day (seasonal) or long-term level, which will have the best effect on your success? Would your facility benefit with a large investment in an endeavor to grow, or to better serve existing clients? Are you searching for an investment or cost-savings for the short term? Or seeking to keep things a day by day, we’ll wait and see what’s to come next instead of risking that investment? While some of these may seem like average day to day questions, most will have a huge impact on your everyday business. So the challenging question is should you buy a yard ramp, or should you rent a yard ramp? Here, you’ll learn more about your options so you can hopefully make a more informed decision.
Benefits Of Renting a Yard Ramp
The main benefit of buying anything used is always going to be reduced upfront cost. Another upside to renting a yard ramp is the flexibility you gain. Does your business mainly run with a strong seasonal change in workload, or perhaps you have signed a deal with a large but short-term client. These changes affect your needs temporarily but may not warrant a long-term commitment or extensive investment. This is one reason renting might be the ideal solution employing you the output and capability only when you need it.
However, just because you need a short time solution doesn’t mean you have to settle for anything less but the best. Other rental companies might offer equipment which is in a state of disrepair or handles the workload capacities of your short term needs. Additionally, you could be stuck with the cost and inconvenience of damage or repair work. Choosing the best rental company is an important part of your rental process. Choose a provider you can trust offering high-quality with a strong reputation for durable equipment, as well as customer service.
Benefits Of Buying A Yard Ramp
The most effective reasons to buy over renting your business has a very specific need, based on the measurements of your existing facility and already in-use equipment, the types of loads you carry, your overall workload, the conditions you work in, and on down the line from there. If needing a custom built ramp you have come to the right place. Lots A Ramps will custom manufacture any type of ramp in, always welcoming these challenges. Additionally, they offer in house financing which takes another burden off your shoulders.
Whatever specific circumstances you might need, along with personal needs and preferences, one option may be superior to the other. It’s important to analyze what you’re looking for at the top of your list, whether it’s cost savings and future flexibility, or a more permanent, long-term investment to grow, expand and improve. What’s in the budget that you can afford right now, what does the budget look like one year or five years from now, all have an effect, along with many other business and market factors.
Only you can determine the “best”, however, it’s great to have options. This is why Lots A Ramps is offering its industry-leading and proudly American made yard ramps not only for direct sale but also for rent. Lots A Ramps additionally offers factory-certified, used yard ramps for sale as well.
To get started today, give us a call at 800-321-4968 and we’ll be happy to answer your questions and help you find the best possible solution based upon all of your business’s unique needs and demands.