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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Toyota extends its T-motion towing range for item handling

Toyota extends its T-motion towing range for item handling

Toyota has extended its tow tractor line-up with a wide range produced by Simai, specialist in the towing business and part of the Toyota group.

EnerSys introduces ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries to meet the challenges faced by large commercial vehicle users

EnerSys introduces ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries to meet the challenges faced by large commercial vehicle users

EnerSys has launched its ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries for buses, trucks and other large commercial vehicles.

EnerSys expands NexSys motive power battery range to include lithium-ion technology

EnerSys expands NexSys motive power battery range to include lithium-ion technology

EnerSys is set to introduce advanced lithium ion technology to its NexSys range of high-performance motive power batteries with the launch of NexSys iON battery systems in 2019.

Materials handling solutions for tough operations

Materials handling solutions for tough operations

Kate Pointeau, brand marketing manager at Hyster EMEA, discusses materials handling solutions that can handle the most demanding conditions of industries such as automotive. The ability to handle materials efficiently and effectively is critical in today’s fast-moving and unpredictable business conditions. The way in which they are able to move, store, control and protect all of the materials in use throughout the business is an intrinsic factor in the delivery of the products and services to the end customer.

Read on to find out more about the right materials handling solutions for automotive operations by downloading our free eGuide.

New cold store High Rack Stacker from Jungheinrich

New cold store High Rack Stacker from Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich UK has extended the award-winning EKX range of very narrow aisle trucks into cold storage operations, with the launch of its new Cold Store High Rack Stacker.

Registration goes live for new breakbulk show AntwerpXL with special January offer for visitors

Registration goes live for new breakbulk show AntwerpXL with special January offer for visitors

AntwerpXL, the new show dedicated to the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift, has opened registration and is offering visitors who sign up in January a free pass to the event, which takes place between the 7th and the 9th May 2019.

Bristol Forklifts awarded FLTA audit compliance

Bristol Forklifts awarded FLTA audit compliance

Bristol Forklifts has been presented with the FLTA audit compliance certificate following a successful on-site assessment. Beginning in April 2017, the audit reviewed 100 criteria, including safety, health and environmental procedures.

Toyota to the rescue with donation of forklift truck

Toyota to the rescue with donation of forklift truck

The Tonero forklift truck will be used to aid Firefighter training at the Southern Fire and Rescue Station, Leicester. Its duties are to include moving vehicles and heavy apparatus used in training within the station yard.

How the Internet of Things is transforming materials handling

How the Internet of Things is transforming materials handling

The potential of the Internet of Things to manage the multiple moving parts of materials handling in the metals industry.

A KPMG survey of executives in the metals industry found that almost three quarters (72%) had some plans to invest in Internet of Things technologies.

Find out how businesses are making their forklift fleets work more efficiently. Download Free E-Guide: Materials Handling Solutions that Shift the Gear in the Metal Industry: Tough Operations

6 ways materials handling can help increase production capacity

6 ways materials handling can help increase production capacity

The future is bright for the paper industry – 39% of forest, paper and packaging CEOs are very confident of revenue growth over the next 12 months. In the midterm, that confidence increases further with 50% of CEOs expecting growth over the next three years. To deliver on this optimism, however, will involve increasing the productivity of materials handling in the paper industry is improved. And that means deploying more efficient manufacturing techniques.

Get the latest thinking on Materials Handling in Just-in-Time Paper production. Download the free Multimedia Hyster E-Guide.

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