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Narrow Aisle announce significant US investment

Narrow Aisle Ltd – the UK-based manufacturer of space-saving intralogistics solutions – has announced a significant investment in the USA and Canada as it seeks to further develop the global distribution of its Flexi range of articulated warehouse trucks. From its current hub in Dallas…

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RTITB clarifies HSE guidance on forklift training and Covid-19

RTITB has sought clarity from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regarding its guidance around lift truck training and Covid-19, following the recent announcements about the new virus strain in the UK and implementation of Tier/Level 4 areas. “Although Covid-19 presents new and different…

  • 04/01/2021

Merry Christmas from Combilift

Watch out John Lewis, the Combilift Christmas video is here! Combilift has put together a heart-warming video featuring a very busy forklift truck packing up a variety of gifts for the children at the Down Syndrome Centre in Dublin. Take a look below. Explore Combilift's warehouse solutions here.

  • 14/12/2020

Fork lift specifiers taking a long term view

The growth in demand for lithium-ion powered warehouse lift trucks is due, in part, to the fact that today’s sophisticated materials handling equipment users calculate the cost of operating a truck over the course of its entire working life, says John Maguire, managing director of Narrow…

  • 14/12/2020

Recession fears putting pressure on forklift rental market 

Recession fears are prompting a number of UK forklift rental companies to cut their spending on new additions to their rental fleets and sell some of their used equipment in an attempt to boost liquidity. Such action is likely to result in a significant reduction in the number of lift trucks…

  • 07/08/2020

Driver safety while operating forklifts

In the UK, there are over 8,000 reported accidents involving the use of forklift trucks every year, with a portion of this number resulting in fatality. Many of these injuries could be prevented with sufficient training to reduce errors and provide better knowledge of the working environment.

  • 29/07/2020

Forklift operator refresher training essential for a safe return to work

To maintain safety and compliance as operations resume and forklift operators return to work, RTITB is reminding employers of the necessity to provide assessments and refresher training. “We are now, fortunately, in a situation where many operations are re-starting or returning to…

  • 21/07/2020

Battery care when forklift fleets get back to work

As lockdown begins to lift and logistics operations prepare to get back to work, rarely has it been more important to pay proper attention to forklift batteries that have been out of action for several weeks. Hoppecke Industrial Batteries is reminding businesses to treat the live wet chemistry in…

  • 30/06/2020

Pallet trucks more vital to supply chain than ever says Midland Pallet Trucks

Pallet truck specialists, Midland Pallet Trucks say pallet trucks are now more vital than ever to the supply chain after seeing a record post-pandemic surge in orders. The workhouse of the factory or warehouse, pallet trucks streamline the movement of pallet loads of goods from A to B in a role…

  • 30/06/2020

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. installs Touchpath manufacturing execution system to increase production capacity

‘TouchMES’ increases production speed and efficiency; enables leaner manufacturing at lower cost. Houston, Texas-headquartered forklift manufacturer Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (‘MCFA’) has implemented international supply chain solutions provider…

  • 06/04/2020
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