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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Forklift brake technology

Forklift brake technology

By Mathieu Ruault, Sales Director, Warner Electric.

Modern materials handling equipment needs to run rapidly, efficiently and reliably. It must also stop when required. That's called for the development of a range of sophisticated braking solutions from leading manufacturers such as Warner Electric.

Linde Material Handling adds very narrow aisle (VNA) order picker K‑MATIC to its range of robotic trucks

Linde Material Handling adds very narrow aisle (VNA) order picker K‑MATIC to its range of robotic trucks

Warehouse equipment manufacturer and solution provider Linde Material Handling has added a new, state-of-the-art model to its range of standard robotic vehicles: The driverless Linde K‑MATIC VNA order picker........

Jungheinrich receives fifth consecutive IFOY Award nomination with lithium-ion stacker

Jungheinrich receives fifth consecutive IFOY Award nomination with lithium-ion stacker

Jungheinrich has continued to impress with its advances in energy saving technology at the International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award.

Midland Pallet Trucks calls for MPs to listen to retail workers this festive season

Midland Pallet Trucks calls for MPs to listen to retail workers this festive season

The Boxing Day argument has been gaining momentum over the last few weeks. Retail workers have been calling for shops to stay closed on Boxing Day, instead of opening at the crack of dawn ready for eager bargain-hunters to find their newest purchase.

HSE head to address FLTA safety conference

HSE head to address FLTA safety conference

Philip White confirmed as keynote speaker at National Fork Lift Safety Conference

Hyster forklifts overcome challenges at automotive logistics operation

Hyster forklifts overcome challenges at automotive logistics operation

Stuttgart-based logistics company Agility has replaced its fleet of electric trucks with new Hyster H1.8FT LPG forklifts, enabling the company to increase handling capacity and extend service intervals in the growing automotive logistics area of the business.

Hiab gains an order for loader cranes from UK-based Wincanton

Hiab gains an order for loader cranes from UK-based Wincanton

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for several HIAB L-HiPro 145 cranes from Wincanton Plc, a third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland.

Formula One expert revealed as guest speaker for FLTA Conference 2017

Formula One expert revealed as guest speaker for FLTA Conference 2017

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has announced Formula One motorsport maestro Mark Gallagher will be the guest speaker at its National Fork Lift Safety Conference 2017.

Schachinger opts for sustainable logistics with battery charging systems from Fronius

Schachinger opts for sustainable logistics with battery charging systems from Fronius

Schachinger Logistik Holding GmbH has implemented a truly special project at its site in Hörsching near Linz: a warehouse constructed entirely out of wood.

Impact seals package deal with Lemonpath Contract Packing & Logistics

Impact seals package deal with Lemonpath Contract Packing & Logistics

Impact, the UK supplier of Cat lift trucks, has sealed a package deal with Lemonpath Contract Packing & Logistics, providing the firm with a mixed fleet of 12 Cat trucks.