Forklift Truck, Lift truck, Reach Trucks & Accessories

A Forklift is a powered industrial truck used to lift and transport materials within manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments. They are driver operated and there are many different specialist lift trucks available depending on the application. These range from the most common counterbalanced forklift trucks to more specialty trucks such as 3 Wheel Counterbalance Forklift Trucks, Reach Trucks, Hand Pallet Trucks, Powered Pallet Trucks, Sideloaders and Teletrucks. These lift trucks can be powered either by an internal combustion engine or an electric motor. Electric Motors are most common. Engines may be diesel, kerosene, petrol, natural gas, butane, or propane fueled.

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Fronius supplies FM Logistic with energy-saving battery charging technology

Fronius supplies FM Logistic with energy-saving battery charging technology

FM Logistic, the international provider of storage, transport and packaging services, has set its sights on the use of resource-conserving technologies.

Lifting equipment manufacturer opens new £2M manufacturing plant in Derbyshire

Lifting equipment manufacturer opens new £2M manufacturing plant in Derbyshire

Family owned lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics Ltd opened a new £2M manufacturing facility in Clowne, Derbyshire on Thursday 5th October. British banker and former chairman of Barclays bank, Sir David Walker opened the new plant following completion of the 18-month project.

Carbon-neutral container terminal trials Hyster empty container handler

Carbon-neutral container terminal trials Hyster empty container handler

Intermodal transport and logistics specialist Frankenbach operates the only carbon-neutral container terminal on the Rhine, based in the inland Port of Mainz.

Bowker adds further Flexis to its forklift fleet

Bowker adds further Flexis to its forklift fleet

Bowker Group, one of the UK's largest independent third party logistics (3PL) service operators, has added a fleet of five new Flexi articulated warehouse trucks at its facility in York.

Mitsubishi releases special edition warehouse and forklift trucks

Mitsubishi releases special edition warehouse and forklift trucks

Marking 25 years of keeping businesses in Europe, Africa and the Middle East productive, Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has launched a special 25th anniversary edition of its range of warehouse and forklift trucks.

BYD Forklift Europe increases presence in UK and Ireland

BYD Forklift Europe increases presence in UK and Ireland

Just over a year from its launch in the UK and Ireland, BYD Forklift Europe is now represented by 11 specialised dealers spread across both countries (see detailed list below).

Successful FLT camera technology trial at Pallet-Track leads to UK rollout

Successful FLT camera technology trial at Pallet-Track leads to UK rollout

Logistics company Pallet-Track is rolling out more than 100 bespoke high resolution cameras for its fleet of Fork Lift Trucks (FLTs) to help drive increased efficiencies and protect its industry record of never losing a consignment during its 13-year history.

7 reasons to have qualified LGV and Lift Truck Instructors in-house

7 reasons to have qualified LGV and Lift Truck Instructors in-house

Many businesses question whether to outsource the training of LGV drivers and material handling equipment (MHE) operators, or have instructors in-house. Laura Nelson of RTITB explains some of the benefits of in-house instructors.

Hyster lowers handling costs for paper recyclers

Hyster lowers handling costs for paper recyclers

In 2015, collection and recycling in Europe increased by almost one million tonnes of paper* in just 5 years. As the industry continues to grow, Hyster Europe claims that it can help even the most intensive paper recycling operations reduce cost and maximise efficiency.

Linde Material Handling launches new driver assistance system for pallet stackers

Linde Material Handling launches new driver assistance system for pallet stackers

Linde Material Handling, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of forklift trucks, has launched a digital driver assistance system, Linde Load Management, for its range of pallet stackers.

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