Batteries save the day
12 December 2012
It isn't often that a random customer enquiry results in a whole change of sales strategy for a company, but that is exactly what happened at JTT Equipment Services of Grantham. JTT is the sole distributor of Bitimec
JTT is the sole distributor of Bitimec Speedy Wash equipment in the UK and Eire. In 2009, a customer asked how much it actually cost to recharge the 4 onboard batteries over the 9 hour recharge period. Richard Benson, JTT's sales director contacted Andrew Helan, sales manager at Exide Technologies and was bus and coach customers have depots in built up areas and need to clean vehicles overnight. Diesel engines throbbing away overnight doesn't do much for a company's local relations.
The battery powered units are so quiet that you can actually have a conversation with the operator. It also means that they can be used indoors." Benson has chosen Exide Technologies'maintenance free Sonnenschein monobloc gel batteries and high frequency SP chargers.