Our picks for the top 3 vans for your transport business
If you own a transport business or you’re thinking of starting one, one of the most important decisions you'll have to make is selecting the right van for your operations. With a wide range of vans available in the UK market, it can be a little overwhelming when trying to decide which one is best suited for your business. To help you make an informed decision, here at Intack Self Drive we’ve compiled a list of some of the best UK vans that tick all the boxes for a transport business.
The Ford Transit is a reliable and durable van that is one of the UK’s best selling vans of all time. It’s an excellent all-rounder and is famed for being affordable, reliable and easy to maintain. It can be purchased in a variety of sizes and models, from the compact Connect to the larger Transit Custom and Transit models, offering flexibility for transport businesses of all sizes. What makes the Transit the ideal vehicle for a transport business is its fuel efficiency. Even the smallest model in the Ford Transit range, the Transit Courier is capable of an impressive average 57.6mpg, making it an affordable option for businesses that need to transport people or cargo over long distances.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is another popular van for businesses in the UK, known for its reliability and comfort. It is available in a range of sizes and configurations, making it versatile for various types of businesses, including transportation. It can also be bought with a variety of safety features, including adaptive cruise control and lane departure warnings, which can help reduce the risk of accidents on the road. Safe, secure and technologically advanced, it’s the perfect addition to make to your transportation business.
The Volkswagen Transporter is a stylish and versatile van that has become increasingly popular in recent years. It is available in various configurations, including panel van, Kombi and Caravelle, offering flexibility for transport businesses that require a range of options. It is also known for its high build quality and excellent fuel efficiency, making it a cost-effective option for businesses that need to travel long distances. It is slightly more expensive than the others we’ve mentioned, but the performance, the distinctive looks and the standard equipment make it easier to justify. A great all-round purchase.
These are far from your only options of course – it’s just a quick roundup of our top favourites! There’s a reason why they’re widely regarded as the best options available in the UK market – they offer reliability, versatility, and affordability for businesses of all sizes. However, it's important to conduct thorough research and take a test drive before making your final decision, to ensure that you choose the van that best suits your specific needs and requirements.
What’s more, if you ever find yourself in need of a temporary set of wheels to get your transport business back up and running after a breakdown or for any other reason, we can help. Here at Intack Self Drive, we provide the option to rent through daily vehicle hire, or our outstanding Flexi hire service, so wherever your intended destination, we’ll have a vehicle that suits your requirements. Ready to get started? You can browse the best hire deals right here on our site, or give us a call on 01254 57811!