Category: Materials Handling

Audit Reveals FLTA Companies Work to “Demonstrably Higher Standards”

We are a FLTA-accredited company, and a recent audit has revealed that FLTA members can truly claim they offer their customers the best. 

  Some great news for our customers. We were one of the first companies in the UK to become accredited by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) – and now they have revealed details of a comprehensive on-site Audit that demonstrates FLTA members work to “demonstrably higher standards” than non-compliant companies.   › Read More

New UK Material Handling Association Formed By FLTA & BITA

The new association is set to strengthen the offering of these combined organisations and enhance the services delivered to members, whilst providing the industry with a single authoritative voice.

  The FLTA – of which we are a member – has teamed up with the British Industrial Truck Association to form the new UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA). They are joined by their co-owned subsidiary, Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS); the accrediting body introduced › Read More

25% Off Short-Term Hires Ends This Week!

It’s your last chance to take advantage of our offer for 25% off all short-term hires – so act quickly for a great deal!

This week is the last week you can take advantage of our winter offer: 25% off all short-term hires, on trucks up to 7.0 tonnes in capacity. Hiring is a great way to respond to the ongoing changes in many industries right now, as you can take on equipment for a day, › Read More

New Racking System & Electric Forklift for Wokingham-Based Stunning Saunas

Stunning Saunas needed a smart storage and logistics system put in place for their luxury sauna business. We supplied a full new racking system and hired them a forklift truck to meet their specific requirements. 

  Stunning Saunas supply the design and installation of luxury barrel wood saunas from their showroom and warehouse in Wokingham, Berkshire. As a fellow local business, they approached us for help with their storage and logistics operation.    › Read More

New Aisle-Master AM15 Delivered to Magnum Brands Group for 5-Year Hire

We came up with a great, cost-effective solution for leading brand owner & developer, Magnum Brands Group, when we noticed their old truck was no longer fit for use. 

  Magnum Brands Group is a leading brand owner and developer delivering award-winning products that keep up with the ever-changing market trends, habits and attitudes of the consumer. They were an existing customer of ours at Welfaux, having agreed a servicing contract with us a few › Read More

Christmas & New Year Announcement

How to reach Welfaux Materials Handling over the holidays.

Christmas has come around quickly this year and we’re all ready for a little break! Our office staff will not be reachable over the holidays, but our engineers will be available for any necessary or scheduled work. To contact us, please still call our normal office number at 0118 9783838.  Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and we’ll see you again in 2021! Thank you › Read More

Top-Quality Refurbished Caterpillar GP25N Delivered to Site for GreenArt

Headed by our Area Sales Manager, Simon Moody, we recently delivered a refurbished Caterpillar GP25N to GreenArt after opening their eyes to the value of a good used machine.

    We have a great range of used refurbished trucks at Welfaux, which are subject to our stringent refurbishment standards to ensure our on-site engineers make them as good as new. This comprehensive refurbishment process › Read More

Keep Your Workplace Safe and Clean with Kärcher

Health and hygiene are at the forefront of business concerns at the moment so that work can continue uninterrupted and staff can remain safe. We supply mechanical cleaning equipment from Kärcher to provide you with efficient and intensive cleaning products to keep your workplace safe.

  With an unrivalled international reputation, Kärcher produces professional mechanical cleaning equipment, including pressure washers, commercial cleaners, vacuums, and detergents. Their products are fantastic for warehouses, › Read More

31 Years at Welfaux for Our Operations Director, Richard Blagden!

Our Operations Director, Richard Blagden, recently celebrated over 30 years at Welfaux. We caught up with him to discuss his (many) years of keeping Welfaux running smoothly! 

  Committing 30 years of your service and expertise to just one company is no small feat, which is why we are so thrilled that our Operations Director, Richard Blagden, has chosen to do just that at Welfaux.  Richard started at Welfaux in July 1989, having started › Read More

Our 34 Year Journey

In March, Welfaux turned 34. We’re celebrating by reminiscing on the complete, family-orientated journey of Welfaux Materials Handling.


The Very Beginning 

Welfaux Materials Handling was started by Trevor Welsher on March 18th 1986, as the realisation of a long-term ambition – he first registered the business name in 1972. Trevor spent most of his working life in the Materials Handling industry, selling slotted angle iron in the 1960s before moving into the forklift truck sector. › Read More