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

What’s Included in a Materials Handling Equipment Site Survey?

They’re free, they’re fast, and they’re effective – but what actually is a site survey and what are the benefits to you as a customer?

  We offer free site surveys here at Welfaux MH. They allow us to make sure that you always have the best equipment for the job, whether you’re introducing a forklift to your site for the first time or if your site has changed and you need a review of › Read More

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

John Guest/RWC Replace Old Inefficient Machine with a New Mitsubishi Powered Pallet Truck

Welfaux recently provided John Guest/RWC with a fantastic new Mitsubishi Powered Pallet Truck to function as a great value replacement for their old, tired machine.

  Our Area Sales Manager, Simon Moody, recently helped existing customer John Guest/RWC to improve their efficiency with a brand-new Mitsubishi Powered Pallet Truck. They needed a new powered pallet truck to replace their much older machine. They knew what › Read More