Short Term Equipment Rental

Equipment When You Need It

Affordable, Flexible and Reliable

Whether you need a forklift for a week, a month, or any other short-term period, we've got you covered.

Rushlift's short term rental (STR) equipment offers all businesses an affordable and temporary option to increase their materials handling fleet during peak periods without long-term commitment.

We have invested heavily in our short term rental fleet bringing in a range of new models, including diesel, LPG and electric forklifts as well as a range of warehouse equipment and powered access equipment.

With premium service given throughout the UK by our highly skilled engineering force, the combination of quality products and service excellence help us to ensure short term rental customers get maximum satisfaction. 

What are the benefits of short term rental (STR)?

  • Keep up with demand: You can keep up with demand by hiring equipment as and when you need it. 

  • Don't tie up your capital: It enables you to keep a steady cashflow to continue expanding your business, meaning your capital is not tied up in outright purchases. 

  • Test out new models: It allows you to test out new makes and models without having to commit to an outright purchase. 

  • Remove upkeep responsibility: You don’t have to worry about the costs associated with servicing and maintenance, we do that for you. 

  • Know your costs upfront: You know you’re your costs upfront, so you don’t have to worry about any unexpected charges or payments.

Find out why forklift short term rental could be a game-changer for your business in our blog post.

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What our Clients say

“We didn’t want to be caught out by changing technology, so leasing the equipment through Rushlift GSE, a partner we trusted and have been working with for over six years now, was clearly the best option"

Andy Currey

Tooling & GSE Manager at Virgin Atlantic Engineering

This was the biggest ground handling change that has taken place anywhere in the sector - in one of the most complex airport operating environments - which is a testament to the work carried out by everyone to deliver a seamless transition.

Graeme Macleod


The reliability and uptime of our ground handling equipment is absolutely imperative to the service we provide – our reputation depends upon it. We’re confident that Rushlift GSE will provide the GSE and support we’re looking for, both here in the UK and overseas.

Stephen Gallagher

SVP GSE and Equipment for Menzies Aviation