Refrigerated vehicle rental

When you need to transport chilled or frozen products, Petit Forestier offers a wide range of innovative vehicles to fit all needs.

Petit Forestier, world leader in refrigeration for hire

Working together to ensure health & safety by simplifying the cold chain every day.

Petit Forestier is a family business, founded in France in 1907.
Through our knowledge and expertise, we have grown to become the market leader in the cold storage sector.

We have an extensive fleet of hire vehicles at our disposal, across a large network of branches, covering 22 countries in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and in the USA.

Through this coverage, Petit Forestier serves over 15,000 customers, with a continued focus on providing high quality and excellent service.

Petit Forestier in numbers

refrigerated vehicles
sites worldwide
€849 M
turnover in 2021
refrigeration specialists
Petit Forestier

The refrigeration specialist

The only 100% refrigerated rental company

Petit Forestier is the only rental company whose business focuses exclusively on cold storage.

Refrigerated body manufacturer

Lecapitaine is a manufacturing facility for the design and manufacture of our refrigerated bodies. Lecapitaine is also an R&D department and a test laboratory to provide tailor-made solutions to the specific needs of our customers and to design the refrigerated véhicles of tomorrow.

More than 100 years of expertise in the transportation sector

Petit Forestier hires out more than 5,500 new refrigerated vehicles every year.

+500 fridge specialist

Trained to offer you the best in class service.

Cemafroid accredited

We comply with the ATP regulation, meaning that our refrigerated vehicles are fully certified to transport perishable goods.

Full Service

24/7 support

Round-the-clock assistance, every day, 365 days a year. Provision of a replacement refrigerated vehicle in the event of a breakdown.


We carry out legally required tests and preventive maintenance on the vehicles and their equipments.

Administrative support

We take care of all administrative procedures: license renewal, test certificates, legal paperwork.


Repairs to the bodywork and paintwork, as well as all mechanical repairs.

Spare parts

Provision of tyres, fluids and lubricants.


We can advise your company to apply for others food permits outside Dubai Emirates. We can also suggest professional partners to brand your rented vehicle following your company profile.

Contact us

For more information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Dimitri.

Dimitri Doinet • Sales Director
+971 58 815 5844

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