With the number of distribution centres rising thanks to the growing popularity of internet shopping, the use of forklifts is becoming more common, meaning added risk for forklift-related accidents. As demand rises, businesses take on more temporary workers, making warehouses busier and increasing the risk of accidents further.
Wire ropes and lifting gear distributor, Certex UK, has acquired cargo control business Pritchard Tyrite and its sister-company TRS Motorsport Equipment in a deal that is expected to open up important market opportunities.
For one of the UK’s leading timber importers, choosing the right long-term materials handling partner was a big decision. Fortunately, GE Robinson & Co Ltd, who rely on the most efficient machinery to run their busy operation, made a good choice a number of years ago.
With the introduction of the Auto-Lok Tipping Skip, Invicta, the largest manufacturer of mechanical fork attachments in the UK, offers its construction customers a safer and more convenient tipping process.
PaxLift, a new Person of Restricted Mobility (PRM) transporter from Italian manufacturer, Baumann, has been granted a new European patent status ahead of its launch in early 2017.
The ELX has earned Baumann its second FLTA Award nomination in a row, following last year’s Innovation win for the remarkable Archimedes outreach system.
Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions (WDS), a leading automation expert for robot-based and data driven intralogistic solutions, has been selected to automate a new distribution center for tire manufacturer Michelin in North America.
When Invicta Forks & Attachments asked team TB marketing to shoot a video displaying a Telehandler Scrubber attachment on a Wednesday in early November, the last thing we expected was snow.
Should physical retailers utilise their store network as mini distribution centres as they seek to compete with the success of e-commerce players? To help you form your own opinion, here are the advantages and disadvantages of the ship-from-store technique, which has become a popular method with Australian retailers.
Local business Endeavour Forklifts has been awarded Safecontractor accreditation for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.
Baumann, the world’s largest sideloader manufacturer, has appointed Hannaman Material Handling as official distributors for North Wales. The appointment takes the total number of UK distributors to six.
Established in Boston, England in 1907, Jakemans specialises in producing quality menthol based natural throat and chest remedies. Although Jakemans remains in Lincolnshire to this day, the privately run confectionary business has also made their move to America, where a wide range of their products are sold.
So I'm a bit late to the party here, but I just found out that DHL are already using drones to deliver small packages to the German island of Juist. Meaning DHL beat Amazon to the goalposts and just decided not to make a song and dance over it.
A customer of Windsor Materials Handling for over 20 years, TST’s Hull terminal is home to all manner of Windsor-supplied equipment, including counterbalance forklifts, sideloaders, reach stackers, tugs, scrubber driers and trailers.
Is it just us, or does technology make it easier to work out what we want, and yet seemingly harder to get it? Okay, it’s easy to order, but if we could just talk to someone… From the suppliers’ point of view, is technology giving a little dangerous knowledge to more and more confused buyers?
How much is a forklift? As sarcastic but savvy salespeople might put it – how long is a piece of string? Most businesses look for a ballpark figure when pricing up the addition of forklifts to their fleet, and if that’s what you’re looking for, the approximate cost is around £75 per week. However, if you want to know what points to consider before committing to hiring or purchasing forklifts, we have listed them here for you.