Category: Maintenance

You MUST Undergo Necessary Forklift Inspection, Maintenance and Repair During Covid-19, Confirms FLTA

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA), the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have confirmed that forklifts and other materials handling & plant equipment MUST continue to undergo scheduled maintenance, repair and statutory inspection during the current pandemic.

Whilst cars and other motor vehicles may be exempt from undergoing MOTs during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, owners and operators of materials handling and plant equipment such as forklifts should not follow › Read More

Can You See Why Your Business is at Risk?

WHY FORKLIFT PROS PUT VISIBILITY FIRST…

When it comes to purchasing a new truck, it is operator visibility that tops most forklift buyers’ wish lists. Indeed, in a recent pan-European study, 62 percent of respondents named operator visibility as the most critical factor in their truck buying decision – ahead of reliability, stability and operating costs.
And for good reason, too. During forklift operations, operators rely on their vision to gather 90% of the › Read More

How new forklift battery technology can save you money

New-style chargers can pay for themselves in less than a year

Forklift battery save money

Simply switching over to electric power can deliver substantial savings, so much so that we often take this energy source for granted. But there are some additional technological advancements out there. We’ve spoken to some of the industry’s leading manufacturers of forklift batteries, chargers and systems to find out about how these innovations deliver tangible › Read More

Maximise your forklift’s battery life

7 ways to get the most from this vital component

Rising fuel prices and environmental concerns have encouraged many forklift owners to make the switch to electric trucks. While battery power delivers substantial savings – especially in the current financial climate – these can quickly be lost by poor battery care. A typical forklift battery is worth up to 30% of a new truck’s value and offers you approximately 6,000 working hours. It is your fuel for the next five › Read More

Warehouse site survey

Regular site surveys can help prevent accidents, improve productivity and save money.

Site inspections pinpoint potential problems and opportunities to improve efficiency. In such uncertain times, optimising resources is essential – whatever your industry. With storage, handling and distribution accounting for as much as 90% of a total production cycle, streamlining operations offers opportunities for the greatest dividends. By pinpointing everything from damaged equipment to inefficiency, regular site inspections allow you to uncover potential problems and – more importantly – › Read More