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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LEEA delivers its message to the logistics sector

LEEA delivers its message to the logistics sector

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) continued its programme to reach out to end user markets when Ross Moloney, LEEA CEO visited Kevin Richardson, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, at CILT's office in Corby, UK on 1 August 2018.

Ovation Data demands a reliable electric forklift – indoors and out

Ovation Data demands a reliable electric forklift – indoors and out

A Mitsubishi electric forklift has brought new levels of efficiency and reliability – both indoors and out – to a data company people depend on.

FLTA reveals materials handling's 'biggest mistake'

FLTA reveals materials handling's 'biggest mistake'

Responding to reports of companies selling lift trucks without any regards for suitability, the Fork Lift Truck Association is urging companies employing forklifts to use caution when appointing new suppliers.

Venture Research announces its next-generation Industrial Forklift Readers

Venture Research announces its next-generation Industrial Forklift Readers

Venture Research, Inc., the global supplier of RFID and IoT solutions, has announced its next generation of Industrial Forklift Readers.

Hiab strengthens its global leadership ambition in cranes by acquiring EFFER S.p.A from the CTE Group

Hiab strengthens its global leadership ambition in cranes by acquiring EFFER S.p.A from the CTE Group

Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 million.

Fashion logistics: From sheep to shop

Fashion logistics: From sheep to shop

Hyster Europe has worked with fashion logistics company Meyer & Meyer to plan its new materials handling equipment in record time.

Companies overspending and threatening compliance with the wrong forklift training

Companies overspending and threatening compliance with the wrong forklift training

Many companies are overspending on unnecessary forklift operator training, according to the regulatory body for workplace transport training, RTITB.

RAM Tubulars take first Hyundai Forklift from new Hyundai distributor Bear Handling

RAM Tubulars take first Hyundai Forklift from new Hyundai distributor Bear Handling

Aberdeen-based Bear Handling Ltd, the company that specialises in handling equipment across Scotland and the oil & gas industry, has recently been appointed as a Hyundai forklift distributor for the region.

Linde Material Handling launches automated guided cart

Linde Material Handling launches automated guided cart

Linde Material Handling, manufacturer of forklift trucks, has launched the Linde C-MATIC; a new automated guided cart (AGC) designed to improve production logistics.

Mitsubishi launches its most intelligent and agile electric to date

Mitsubishi launches its most intelligent and agile electric to date

Building on the success of its 80-volt, EDiA EX, Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has announced the latest addition to its electric range: EDiA EM.

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