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Truck Hire

truck hire
Passenger Capacity:
Fuel Consumption:
Tray Dimension: 4.2m x 2.2m x 2.0m


Moving to a new house and on a budget? Why not hire a moving truck from Alpha.? Renting a truck and moving house yourself is more economical rather than hiring removalists. You do the math. Removalists can easily charge $120 per hour but renting a truck starts from only $79 per day. It’s a crazy low price you won’t find anywhere else!


Whatever type of cargo you’re moving, our pantech trucks can handle it. It can carry as much as 1,500 kg total cargo capacity - that’s equivalent to a two to three bedroom house worth of furniture! No need to worry about too much heavy lifting either, our trucks have a hydraulic lift in the back you can use to load and unload your belongings conveniently. If you need trolleys, you can rent it at our branch for a reasonable fee.


Booking a truck hire is fast and easy. Just fill out our reservation form, wait for confirmation, then head to our depot to pick up your truck. All you need to have is a regular driver’s licence, and the driver has to be 25 years old and above. That’s it! No need for special types of licenses. Our trucks are available in the following branches:

  • Brisbane airport
  • Sydney
  • Gold Coast
  • Moorooka
  • Dandenong
  • Sunshine Coast

Here's the list of our trucks:

  • Mitsubishi Canter
  • Fuso Canter

So, whether you’re moving house or even transporting cargo for your business, you can rent a truck from us and get huge savings. If you have questions, just contact us and our friendly staff is ready to assist you.

Overall (L x W x H) 6015 x 2300 x 2185mm
Wheelbase 3350mm
Track 1665kg(Tare) / 1495mm(Rear)
Ground Clearance 185mm
Mass 2230kg(Tare)/ 2230kg(Gross)
Fuel Tank Capacity 100L
3 TONNE TRUCK Features:
  • CD Player
  • AC System
  • Power Steering
  • Hydraulic Lift
  • Front: Stabiliser Bar, Double Acting Shock Absorbers
  • Rear: Semi-Elliptic Leaf with Stabiliser Bar, Double Acting Shock Absorbers
  • 12mm Turning Circle
Truck Precautions and Safety
It's A Different Vehicle, Get Familiar

Driving a pantech truck is vastly different from driving your regular car, so familiarize yourself with the truck first before turning on the ignition. Adjust the side mirrors to get as much rear visibility as possible. Get accustomed to the brakes, gear shift, and turn signals. You don't want to be scrambling for controls and buttons while you're on the road.

Parking and Backing, Ask For Help

Parallel parking a car is probably a piece of cake for you but parking a pantech truck is not as simple. Every vehicle has a blind spot, with trucks having bigger ones, so don't rely on mirrors alone. Get help when backing, and/or walk around behind the truck to make sure there are people or obstructions that could get bumped. You'll want about a meter of room behind the truck for the ramp to load and unload your cargo. Do not leave the ramp extended when the truck is in motion. Turn the wheels toward the curb when facing downhill and away from the curb when facing uphill when you park. This adds resistance to prevent sliding. Be sure to set the shift selector into park, secure the parking brake, and wedge the wheels with blocks or large rocks.

Loading Safety

Keep the cargo weight evenly distributed in the truck by loading the heaviest items first in the front and on the floor then load the lighter loads afterwards. A moving dolly will help you with heavy items like refrigerators, laundry machines, bookcases, and even piles of boxes. Use ropes or ties to secure loose items and use bubble wrap or padded blankets to keep your fragile breakables from getting broken. Pack small items in box containers to store and haul them easier. Be sure to lock the cargo door and that the loading ramp is properly latched before driving off.

Road Safety, It's Still a Different Car
Not So Fast

It's understandable you'll want to get into your new home as quickly as possible, but speeding in a moving truck isn't just against the law, it's downright dangerous. Your best bet is to drive at the minimum speed limit in highways or well below the maximum limits in the CBDs. These are especially true when driving in rain, snow, and strong winds. While our trucks are well-maintained, extreme weather conditions can mock any well oiled machine.

Give Everyone a Wide Berth

Moving trucks do not handle like everyday cars. Your rented truck will need wide turns regardless of your speed. Use your turn signals, check your side mirrors, and make sure there's no vehicle driving through on the side when you make your turn.

Not So Close

You should avoid tailgating when driving your own car. This is even more true with moving trucks. Trucks, especially ones carrying a full load, will take a longer time to slow down so give yourself and the vehicle in front of you about three car length distance when driving.

Watch Your Head

Even if you own a large SUV, you've ignored head clearance signs when driving. Most vehicles don't come close when driving under bridges, into tunnels or parking garages. Our trucks are approximately 3.5 meters high. Keep an eye out for low clearance restrictions. You don't want to bump your head.

*Terms and Conditions apply. Prices dependent on availability, public and school holidays, number of days rented, branch rental location.