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Law Distribution chooses Jungheinrich to optimise new warehouse space

Law Distribution and Jungheinrich UK have announced a long-term contract that will combine cutting edge technology and optimised processes to deliver business and environmental advantages across Law Distribution’s supply chain operations. Located between Manchester and Liverpool, Law…

  • 4 days ago

Award honours green credentials of JCB's electric Teletruk

JCB has lifted a top award honouring the environmental benefits of its new all-electric telescopic forklift. The JCB Teletruk was launched in 1997 and remains the world’s only telescopic lift truck to offer users the benefit of forward reach thanks to its telescopic boom. Now the new electric…

  • 7 days ago

RTITB confirms Accrediting Body status in Ireland post-BREXIT

Following BREXIT, RTITB confirms that it remains a recognised accrediting body for lift truck operator and instructor training in the Republic of Ireland. Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB … RTITB’s recognition as an accrediting body in Ireland is derived from the HSA (Health and…

  • 06/05/2021

Jungheinrich expands Northern Ireland footprint supporting leading businesses

As consumer demands and expectations increase, in part due to the fallout from Covid-19, supply chains become more complex and businesses are increasingly turning to sleeker and more flexible supply chains in order to generate greater value from their warehouses and processes. Now, in the wake of…

  • 20/04/2021

New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working. Indeed, 72% of firms…

  • 12/04/2021

Choosing Flexi technology is Smart choice

E-commerce supply chain specialist, Smart Services Logistics, has introduced Flexi articulated warehouse truck technology at its fulfillment facility at Chadwell St Mary, Essex. The company, which provides logistics fulfillment support to a range of clients across the Greater London area as well as…

  • 09/04/2021

Post-Brexit port delays boost demand for UK-made forklift parts

Since new rules on exports, imports and tariffs were implemented at the start of this year, the UK’s forklift industry has looked to buy locally in Britain when it comes to acquiring the components and parts that they need to service and maintain the lift truck fleets that are in operation at…

  • 17/03/2021

Narrow Aisle leads the green revolution by ending production of LP Gas-powered lift trucks 

Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the iconic Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks – has announced that, as part of its corporate responsibility towards the environment, it will no longer offer LP Gas-powered Flexi models. It is understood that Narrow Aisle is the first…

  • 10/03/2021

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…

  • 25/02/2021

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