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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Warehousing industry calls for access to experienced workers as UK prepares for no-deal Brexit

Warehousing industry calls for access to experienced workers as UK prepares for no-deal Brexit

Stockpiling in UK warehouses has hit a record high as retailers prepare for a no-deal Brexit putting even more pressure on already overwhelmed warehouse facilities and their workers.

Communication is key at the National Forklift Safety Convention 2019

Communication is key at the National Forklift Safety Convention 2019

The FLTA’s National Forklift Safety Convention 2019 (Wednesday 30th October 2019

Heart of England Conference and Events Centre, Coventry) will be focusing on the importance of clear communication under the theme of managing behaviours to transform onsite operations.

New advances in motive power battery technology to be unveiled at IMHX 2019

New advances in motive power battery technology to be unveiled at IMHX 2019

EnerSys will showcase the latest advances in Lithium-ion (Li-ion) and Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) motive power battery technology for material handling applications at IMHX 2019 on booth 20D148.

The exhibition will witness the UK debut of NexSys PURE batteries, which utilise a combination of advanced carbon and TPPL technology to provide reliable power without the requirements of watering, equalising and battery changing.

See JCB’s new electric-powered Teletruk at IMHX 2019

See JCB’s new electric-powered Teletruk at IMHX 2019

On its stand at IMHX 2019 JCB will showcase models from the multi-award winning Teletruk range of telescopic lift trucks, including the newly launched JCB 30-19E - the first electric-powered machine in the Teletruk range.

Linde launches new order picker

Linde launches new order picker

Linde Material Handling, has launched a new range of order pickers.

BITA and the FLTA celebrate successful Golf Day

BITA and the FLTA celebrate successful Golf Day

In dry and calm conditions, 36 players from the forklift truck industry teed off to contest the inaugural FLTA-BITA Golf Day at the Warwickshire Golf Club recently.

Hyster Brings Zero-emissions, Productivity & Innovation to TOC 2019

Hyster Brings Zero-emissions, Productivity & Innovation to TOC 2019

At TOC Europe from 18-20 June 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Hyster Europe will showcase products and innovative handling solutions for ports and terminals. Visitors can also get an update regarding the progress of the zero-emission Container Handler projects underway at the Port of Los Angeles in the US and Port of Valencia in Spain.

Avery Weigh-Tronix drives operational efficiencies with launch of next generation of Pallet Truck Scale

Avery Weigh-Tronix drives operational efficiencies with launch of next generation of Pallet Truck Scale

Avery Weigh-Tronix, the industrial weighing manufacturer, has extended its range of industrial weighing equipment with the introduction of the PTS2000S; the next generation of pallet truck scale which works as part of three innovative solutions designed to drive business efficiencies.

Hardstaff Barriers expands fleet with new Hyundai forklift trucks

Hardstaff Barriers expands fleet with new Hyundai forklift trucks

Acclaim Handling, headquartered in Purfleet in Essex, has recently completed a deal with Nottingham-based security barrier manufacturer, Hardstaff Barriers, for two brand new Hyundai 80D-9 diesel, 8,000 kg, counter balance forklifts in a deal worth £132K.

New electric trucks from E-Force One AG receive batteries from ecovolta

New electric trucks from E-Force One AG receive batteries from ecovolta

E-Force One, the supplier of electric 18-ton class trucks worldwide, is set to begin equipping its vehicles with lithium-ion batteries from the Swiss manufacturer ecovolta.

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