CHOOSING THE RIGHT MACHINE FOR RETAIL

There are many truck variations and combinations to choose from for your warehouse, and even experienced material handling professionals will find that there are a lot of different forklifts and options to compare. That’s why Toyota have selected some trucks out of their range that we can supply that not only fit perfectly in retail […]

Fuelling Your Ambition

Previously, we have written about the different types of powering your counterbalance forklift trucks. Today, we’d like to focus on engine powered forklifts and the different fuel types available. The Toyota powered forklift can be fuelled by either diesel or liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The choice of fuel for your forklift can be influenced by […]

Kalmar Super Heavy Trucks

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will deliver two super-heavy forklift trucks to a specialist industrial services provider Pentti Hämeenaho Oy, which runs logistical operations at the Raahe steel mill in north-western Finland. The delivery will take place during quarter one, 2017. With a lifting capacity of 62 tons, the two new super-heavy forklifts will be the […]

Toyota Li-ion Battery Technology – How Can It Improve Your Application?

Late year we told you that lithium-ion battery technology was now available for a key range of Toyota warehouse trucks and electric counterbalance forklifts. We thought we would take the opportunity to tell you what Li-ion is and how it could benefit your operation. Firstly, it’s important to understand that lithium-ion technology is not suitable […]

Close The Door and Keep the Heat in

We previously communicated our five top tips for ensuring you and your trucks are prepared for the winter months. This week, we want to go into more detail about the lighting and forklift cab enclosure options you can add to your trucks to make them safer and ensure they stay operational at this time. Lighting During […]

Tips for topping up your battery

Around a month ago we gave you tips on effective battery care, in this post we will give you advice and best practice on how to top up your battery. First and foremost, lead acid batteries use dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte – so if you or any member of your team open cell […]

Forklift Damage – Do you really know the cause? Part 2

In our recent article we looked at the costs and causes of damage relating to forklifts trucks, now is the hard part – looking at reducing damage and keeping your money in your wallet. To keep damage low in the long term you need everyone to get involved, it need to be a team event. […]

Forklift Damage – Do you really know the cause?

If your forklifts and warehouse trucks are getting battered and bruised this article is just for you! Damage caused by material handling equipment can be costly – putting not only a nasty dent in your trucks but maybe your racking and walls, and definitely a big dent in your wallet. But how do you go […]