New Isuzu Grafter adapted for Woodmen UK
Published: 24 March, 2017
Arboricultural specialists Woodmen UK has bought a new Isuzu Grafter 3.5 tonne rigid to work on its expanding range of tree maintenance, tree surgery and woodland management contracts for commercial, domestic and industrial customers.
The North Wales company specified a Grafter chassis with a purpose-designed tipping body that incorporates a wood chipper and tooling pod, as well as a range of working lights at both the rear of the truck and above the tooling pod for night-time work.
‘The Isuzu Grafter is absolutely fantastic,’ said Mike Roberts, Financial Director at Woodmen UK.
‘Its build quality is superb and the vehicle is definitely built to last. The compact overall footprint of the vehicle is much narrower and shorter than its predecessor yet it can carry over 2.5 times as much payload.
‘Without doubt, the Isuzu Grafter is totally fit for our purpose. It is easy to drive and the all-round visibility from the cab is excellent. We couldn’t ask for a better vehicle to operate on our arboricultural projects.’
The new vehicle follows the purchase of an Isuzu D-Max pick up with a similar tipping body conversion as the Grafter.
Woodmen UK Ltd was first established in May 2013 and already has a customer base of ground work firms, utilities, schools, borough councils, builders and civil engineering companies for its tree surgery and tree care services.