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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Jungheinrich celebrates fifty years of production in Norderstedt

Jungheinrich celebrates fifty years of production in Norderstedt

Jungheinrich recently celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of its plant in Norderstedt, Schleswig-Holstein.

New Hyster 11T empty container handler lifts two reefers with ease

New Hyster 11T empty container handler lifts two reefers with ease

The new empty container handler from Hyster Europe provides double handling capabilities for any empty container type, even for 2 reefers with the refrigeration units on the same side.

Narrow Aisle announce senior appointment

Narrow Aisle announce senior appointment

Intralogistics solutions specialist, Narrow Aisle Ltd, has announced the appointment of Pete Lancaster to the position of Product Manager – Flexi Systems.

Hyster talks zero emissions and double reefer handling at TOC 2017

Hyster talks zero emissions and double reefer handling at TOC 2017

Hyster Europe discusses project to electrify container handlers and 11T high capacity empty container handlers at TOC in Amsterdam on 27-29 June. Jan-Willem van den Brand from Hyster explains this project, and more, at this years' TOC Europe Show.

New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

Forklift trucks used in solvent recovery and waste treatment plants will be required to have even greater safety measures from November 2017.

The new EN1755:2015* standard is expected to affect the management of ATEX compliant lift trucks when static becomes considered a "normal" occurrence in Zone 2 hazardous areas.

Howard Tenens order another fleet of Flexi trucks

Howard Tenens order another fleet of Flexi trucks

Howard Tenens, one of the UK's largest privately owned logistics companies, has once again invested in articulated forklift technology from Narrow Aisle Ltd.

Pyroban confirms support for any brand of ATEX lift truck

Pyroban confirms support for any brand of ATEX lift truck

Explosion protection safety company Pyroban has responded to industry demand by providing technical support for any ATEX* forklift truck, regardless of the brand of explosion protection system.

Flexi at TCS&D 2017

Flexi at TCS&D 2017

Visitors to the TCS&D Show (13-14 September 2017, Ricoh Arena, Coventry) will be able to see how some of the UK's most successful cold store operators use Narrow Aisle's Flexi AC Cold Store (CS) articulated truck to improve handling efficiency at their chilled and frozen storage facilities.

Jungheinrich PROFISHOP online store opens for business in the UK

Jungheinrich PROFISHOP online store opens for business in the UK

Jungheinrich has announced the launch of PROFISHOP UK, an eCommerce portal unique within the forklift truck industry, to provide a more flexible, always-accessible browsing and purchasing experience for UK customers.

Consider lighting ahead of forklifts for real energy savings, warehouse operators advised

Consider lighting ahead of forklifts for real energy savings, warehouse operators advised

As they strive to cut costs from their operating processes, warehouse companies dedicate time and resources to ensuring that their materials handling equipment (MHE) fleets perform as energy efficiently as possible, yet they often overlook the one thing that does most to run up their energy bill: lighting.