Business Update: COVID-19

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic creating confusion and uncertainty, the team at Welfaux would like to reassure our customers that we are monitoring the situation closely and are updating our practices accordingly. During this trying time, we are following the appropriate government guidelines and have implemented additional safety measures to ensure the health of our staff and customers.

We have created a questionnaire which we will complete before attending any sites to ensure that face-to-face contact › Read More

Field Service Engineers Required

Due to recent growth, we are currently recruiting Service Engineers. Experience in the repair and maintenance of Fork lift trucks is advantageous but not essential as full training will be given. We would welcome applications from people currently working in the repair and maintenance of HGVs / contractor’s plant or associated equipment that have a strong mechanical or electrical background. The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, friendly, and conscientious, have the ability to work on their own initiative and be › Read More

How can YOU Benefit from a FLTA Audit?

Member Audit

How can you benefit from a FLTA Audit? The FLTA audit is designed to ensure that Full Dealer Members are legislatively compliant and are otherwise engaged in best practice. Even where legislation may not apply. A lot of companies can rent or sell you a fork lift truck. And all of them will probably tell you that they’re the best (we actually are!). But few, if any, can back that up with solid evidence. However, by being a › Read More

Kärcher and The Food Industry

Cleanliness without compromise

As a world leader in cleaning technology, Kärcher offer technical and cost-effective solutions for food processing in every area of production, as well as office areas and outdoor facilities, from standard machines to complete custom-made solutions and from consulting and planning to initial start-up and full service.

Meat, poultry and fish processing

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Stand-Up Forklifts vs Sit-Down Forklift

Standing desks are all the rage now in today’s workplace. While many people who have standing desks hardly use them (a statistical assumption!), they’re a great addition to any office. They’re also brilliant for allowing you to stretch your legs every once in a while! There are also proven health benefits of not sitting down throughout an entire work shift, too. But choosing between a stand-up forklift and sit-down forklift is about more than › Read More

Keep on top of Forklift Maintenance

Forklift maintenance can be quite tedious and easy to miss bits. So we’ve gathered 5 tips on how to keep on top of your forklift maintenance. So, keep your productivity levels up and reduce downtime by properly taking care of your forklifts. From maintaining high levels of safety to reading the manufacturer’s guidelines, there is a range of steps you need to take to ensure that your machines are in tip-top shape.

1. Stay safe

When it comes to › Read More

How to Operate a Hand Pallet Trucks Safely

When we talk about safety within materials handling we are not just referring to powered equipment. Manual equipment such as hand pallet trucks can also provide a risk to safety. So, we wanted to give you some advice and tips on how best to operate a hand pallet trucks safely.

Pre-operational checks

  1. Visually inspect the hand pallet trucks for damage or cracks.
  2. Raise the forks to check the hydraulic pump is in working order. Do this by pressing › Read More


Kärcher conducted cleaning works at the "Zeichen der Erinnerung" (Symbol of Remembrance) memorial at Stuttgart’s "Nordbahnhof" (north railway station) in a restorative way.

Gentle cleaning

Kärcher cleaned the "Zeichen der Erinnerung" (Symbol of Remembrance) memorial at Stuttgart’s "Nordbahnhof" (north railway station) in a restorative way. In doing so, Kärcher wanted to make a contribution to maintaining and preserving the place of remembrance.     As part of the cleaning project, Kärcher chose to remove biogenic growth › Read More

Benefit from a regular materials handling site survey

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

In such uncertain times, optimising resources is essential – whatever your industry. Storage, handling and distribution account for as much as 90% of a total production cycle. So, 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. Plus, more importantly, spot opportunities for maximising efficiency To get the › Read More