Transport and Plant

J & D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd deliver to site and erect structural steelwork utilising our own equipment and plant; articulated lorries, trailers, all terrain mobile cranes, MEWP’s and telehandlers which are fully livered complementing our status as a professional organisation. 

All of our vehicles ranging from Vans, Lorries, and Mobile Cranes etc. are modern and fuel efficient vehicles utilising the latest EURO6 engines to reduce emissions and therefore reduce the environmental impact of our vehicles. 

Our own operatives are fully trained in all transport operations.  Driver CPC training is also carried out at regular intervals in our own in house JAUPT (Driver CPC) approved training centre.

Continued investment in equipment and training ensures that our fleet & plant equipment is a dependable resource for clients and available for all projects.


We operate a fleet of over 30 vans and four articulated Lorries and have the capacity to haul up to 68 tonnes with the latest addition to our fleet being a Mercedes Benz Actros 6 wheeled giga-space cab unit with 510hp Euro 6 Engine, rear GFT axles to improve traction within sites and plated to 68 tonnes (STGO2). We also operate a number of escort vehicles for use when transporting abnormal or oversized loads.

We operate over forty trailers including 13.5m tri axle flatbed trailers and extendable trailers up to 22m for the transportation of structural steelwork, Low loader trailers for the transportation of our MEWP’s, Telehandlers and other plant equipment, we also have a super low loader for transporting larger loads and plant equipment and a curtain sider.



We have 22 mobile elevated working platforms in our fleet, all of these are all terrain MEWP’s ranging from 45 feet to 90 feet with a variety of straight boom MEWP’s and Z Boom MEWPS allowing our operatives to work in even the tightest of situations.
All of our MEWP’s are fitted with INFOBRIC which is a management and access control system for plant equipment, this ensures that only trained and competent operatives who have been authorised by the company can gain access to and operate our MEWP’s.



We have an in house garage and body shop fully staffed with mechanics and bodywork / painting staff, with mobile field service vehicles which double up as escort vehicles this enables us to maintain all of our vehicles and plant equipment wherever they may be throughout the UK.  


Mobile Cranes

We have a fleet of 8 Grove all-terrain mobile cranes ranging from 50 tonnes to 130 tonnes allowing us to carry out the majority of lifting operations without the need to hire cranes.



Our fleet also incorporates a number of all-terrain telehandlers ranging from a Merlo P120 with a maximum lift height of 32 feet and maximum react of 19 feet to a Manitou MRT2540 Roto giving us 360 degree lift capability.