Is Your Business In London’s Low-Emission Zone (LEZ)? Here’s How to Optimise Your Warehouse & Machinery

Navigating the LEZ while maximising efficiency and productivity can be difficult. Here are our top tips for optimising your warehouse and machinery.

  We’ve worked with a number of clients who have premises in London’s Low-Emission Zone (LEZ) to help them to optimise their warehouse and machinery to suit a low-emission environment and maximise the use of their space.    If you are in the LEZ, you don’t want to have huge, sprawling premises. It’s too › Read More

Discover the Updated BITA GN28 Guidance and Its Impact on Thorough Examination

This National Forklift Safety Day 2021, on June 8th, updated BITA GN28 guidance was released. This impacts on Thorough Examination for industrial and rough-terrain lift trucks; here’s how. 

  GN28 is guidance supplied by the industry on how to comply with the legal obligations for Thorough Examination (LOLER) and Safety Inspections (PUWER) for industrial and rough-terrain lift trucks including variable-reach trucks (telehandlers).   To make sure the guidance stays relevant, it undergoes periodic review and is › Read More

Want to Save Money on Your New Forklift? Here’s How to Take Advantage of the Government’s Super-Deduction Scheme

New machinery purchased from now up until March 2023 qualifies for great savings under the Government’s super-deduction scheme – here’s all you need to know.

  Investing in new machinery and material handling equipment can be expensive and sometimes daunting for many businesses. Luckily, the Government’s new super-deduction scheme can save you money on new machinery until 2023.    The Government launched a new ‘super-deduction’ scheme in April, making capital allowances available for companies investing › Read More

MP Moran Agree New Electric Fleet from Welfaux MH

An existing client of ours, reputable builders’ merchants MP Moran needed to replace their diesel forklifts to further a more sustainable approach to their operation. So they went electric. 

Based in Watford, MP Moran is a family-run business supplying building and plumbing products to businesses across the UK, offering a one-stop shop for all trade products. Over the last 45 years, MP Moran has become a name associated with quality and reliability in and around the London › Read More

The Secret to Avoiding Costly Forklift Repair

Here are a few simple steps you can take to avoid an unexpected and unpleasant forklift repair bill later down the line.

In order to avoid inconvenient and costly repair bills, forklift maintenance is an incredibly important thing to stay on top of. For all your machinery does for you, it’s not too much to ask that you give it a little TLC in return! Maintenance is also key to help prevent accidents and, considering it is National Forklift Safety › Read More

National Forklift Safety Day 2021 – Here’s All You Need to Know

It’s one of the most important annual campaigns in the Materials Handling industry – National Forklift Safety Day is here again, and the focus this year is on Thorough Examination.

National Forklift Safety Day 2021 is focused on conveying an important safety message to the UK material handling industry. This year, the UKMHA has decided to center the campaign around the importance of accredited Thorough Examination and the event will coincide with the publication of an updated BITA › Read More

The Benefits of Lithium-Ion Batteries vs. Lead-Acid Batteries

Reduced carbon footprint, no maintenance, no need for spare batteries – this is why we will always be on the Lithium-Ion side of the debate when it comes to electric vehicles. 

  Running forklifts and delivery trucks as cleanly as possible is becoming more pressing with the introduction of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and as we move towards new climate targets. So, the classic debate raises its head again – Lead Acid or Lithium-Ion › Read More

What’s Included in a Thorough Examination and Why is it Important?

Are you following procedures and protocols? If you care about safety – and you should – making sure that you are on top of your Thorough Examinations is key.

Estimates show that tens of thousands of people gain injuries every year due to misuse or lack of forklift training. That is why operating a forklift is a specialist job that requires training and authoritative approval from your employer. To make it even safer, you need › Read More