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Tips and guides to help you find the right telehandler

Here's some tips and guides on how to find the right telehandler for your job

1. Do I need a ticket to operate a telehandler?

Depending on the type of work required, to operate a telehandler will either require no license, a work platform certificate or high-risk work license. It is best to check out our guide on Telehandler Licence Requirements to learn about your specific requirements.


2. How much should I be paying to hire a telehandler?

The typical hire price you can expect to pay to hire a telehandler depends on the size, project length and location. However, on average, you can expect around:

  • Less than 2 tonne telehandler: $130/hour hire with an operator or $58/hour on dry hire
  • 2.1 - 3 tonne telehandler: $140/hour hire with an operator or $61/hour on dry hire
  • 3.1 - 4 tonne telehandler: $150/hour hire with an operator or $64/hour on dry hire
  • 4.1 - 7 tonne telehandler: $160/hour hire with an operator or $71/hour on dry hire
  • 7.1 - 16 tonne telehandler: $180/hour hire with an operator or $85/hour on dry hire
  • 16+ tonne telehandler: $190/hour hire with an operator or $100/hour on dry hire
  • Tyre Handler (All Sizes): $170/hour hire with an operator or $80/hour on dry hire

To find further information about telehandler rental prices, please see our Telehandler Hire Rates Guide.


3. What is the right telehandler for my job?

As telehandler’s come in various different sizes and attachments, it can become difficult to decide what is right for your job. To find out what is the right one for your job, visit our guide on what is the right telehandler for your project.


4. What are the best telehander brands?

The most reputable telehander brands are; Manitou, Genie, JLG, Merlo. To access more information on this, visit out article on the best Telehander brands.


5. What is a telehandler?

A telehandler is a versatile lifting machine that incorporates a telescopic boom fitted with a lifting attachment to suit the task at hand. It is one of the most utilised pieces of hydraulic machinery in the construction, mining and agriculture sectors in Australia. A telehandler has the performance of forklift and the reach and strength of a crane.


6. What is another name for a telehandler?

Another name for a telehandler is telescopic handler, reach forklift or boom lift.


7. How versatile are telescopic handlers?

Telescopic handlers are versatile as there are a number of different attachments, models and sizes. For more information, check out our article answering how versatile is a telehandler.


8. How do I hire a telehandler through iSeekplant?

Need to hire a telehandler for your job? Visit iSeekplant’s quote tool. Alternativley, get in touch with our team today and email us at projects@iseekplant.com.au or call us on 1300 691 912.


9. Where can I hire a telehandler?

iSeekplant has a nationwide network of quality telehandler hire suppliers operating in all capital cities from Brisbane to Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne to Darwin, Perth and Adelaide. We also offer telehandler hire solutions in all major towns and cities from Cairns to Townsville down to Toowoomba, Bendigo, Ballarat, Hobart, and then across the country to Bunbury.

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