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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New sponsor for National Forklift Safety Month

New sponsor for National Forklift Safety Month

Windsor Materials Handling has confirmed that it will sponsor the Fork Lift Truck Association's National Forklift Safety Month 2018.

The annual safety campaign, which runs throughout the month of September, was launched in 2008 to raise awareness of key issues affecting forklift safety for operators, as well as their colleagues.

360-degree view of forklift surroundings

360-degree view of forklift surroundings

If a pedestrian walks into the 'blind spot' of a forklift truck, there is potential for an accident to occur. The driver may not notice the person before it is too late, or even not at all.

Woodland Group expands Jungheinrich fleet following 40% efficiency gains

Woodland Group expands Jungheinrich fleet following 40% efficiency gains

Jungheinrich UK has supported its Partner, Armill Lift Trucks, in the rapid delivery of an additional 12 forklift trucks to the expanding Jungheinrich fleet of global freight forwarder, Woodland Group.

Forklift manufacturer Crown relies on software from CENIT

Forklift manufacturer Crown relies on software from CENIT

The forklift manufacturer Crown relies heavily on robotic welding automation for fabrication/production of their equipment in the Roding (Germany) facility.

FLTA clears up confusion over lift truck fair wear and tear

FLTA clears up confusion over lift truck fair wear and tear

Industry leaders are advising businesses relying on rented lift trucks to take good care of them. Failure to do so, warns the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA), places them at risk of large end-of-contract repair bills.

EnerSys extends NexSys motive power battery range to benefit new set of users

EnerSys extends NexSys motive power battery range to benefit new set of users

EnerSys, the provider of stored energy solutions, has extended its NexSys range of high performance motive power 2V batteries. The range has been expanded with the addition of 6 taller cells that are suitable for higher duty and larger capacity applications; and covers more electric vehicle types and sizes than previously.

Update your lift truck knowhow at H & S Event with Mentor and FLTA

Update your lift truck knowhow at H & S Event with Mentor and FLTA

Mentor FLT Training will join the Fork Lift Truck Association for a seminar on forklift safety fundamentals at The Health and Safety Event NEC in April.

Forming part of the Safer Logistics programme, the joint presentation entitled, 'Forklift training essentials and practical segregation", will be delivered by FLTA CEO Peter Harvey and Mentor FLT Training MD Stuart Taylor.

Hiab's MOFFETT E-Series recognised for zero-emission logistics

Hiab's MOFFETT E-Series recognised for zero-emission logistics

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won an 'Archie' trophy at the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Annual Awards for Excellence for its industry-leading approach to reducing the noise associated with out-of-hours deliveries.

Lift truck training goes paperless with new RTITB app

Lift truck training goes paperless with new RTITB app

RTITB has launched the MyRTITB TrainingFriend PRO – an Android app that makes the lift truck training administration and testing process completely paperless for the very first time.

Crown Lift Trucks - LogiMAT preview

Crown Lift Trucks - LogiMAT preview

Crown is investing in more space for the company's trade fair presence at LogiMAT in Stuttgart on March 13-15, 2018. For the first time, the forklift truck manufacturer will be presenting its products in the trade fair's new Hall 10 on stand D41.

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