Happy 14th Birthday Forklift Agency

Happy 14th Birthday Forklift Agency

On the 19th February 2021, Forklift Agency Ltd will turn 14 years old and in that time we’re pleased to announce that we have carried out over 3000 training programs, with over 9,000 people brought up to HSE standards when using forklift trucks. Thank you to our customers We’d like to thank all of our […]

Growth in the Forklift Market

Growth in the Forklift Market

For the second year running, the top 5 forklift manufacturers have remained consistent and the good news is that there are signs of more growth in the market.   The top 5 as per 2018 are as follows;   Toyota KION Jungheinrich Mitsubishi Crown Equipment   Of the top 5 companies listed above, all five […]

Clark’s Electric 4 Wheel Forklifts

Clark’s Electric 4 Wheel Forklifts

If you thought that electric forklifts were no match for combustion forklifts then it’s time to think again.   Clark have recently released a brand new range of four-wheel electric forklifts that are equally matched with combustion forklifts in terms of both power and cost. Not only that, but the forklifts are capable of working […]

Sales of Forklifts Increased 2018

Sales of Forklifts Increased 2018

It has recently been announced by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) that despite expectations of a slowing in GDP throughout 2018, the materials handling sector has evidenced that it bucked the trend and enjoyed a positive finish at the end of last year.   When those involved in the supply of components and services […]

What are the rules about Forklifts on the roads?

What are the rules about Forklifts on the roads?

If you need to take your forklift truck onto public roads then this can be done as long as it is carried out in accordance with current legislation.   Whether you’re on the road for just a few minutes crossing to another site of the workplace or you have further to go, legislation applies and […]

Safety Surrounding Forklift Trucks

Safety Surrounding Forklift Trucks

With so many accidents involving forklift trucks happening every year in the UK, then there has never been a better time to consider the safety and legislation surrounding forklifts and the associated legislation.   Many accidents in the workplace are down to a lack of sufficient training, operator error and lack of knowledge, equipment or […]

The National Forklift Safety Convention 2019

The National Forklift Safety Convention 2019

We’re already thinking about this year’s FLTA National Safety Convention, and how time flies, it doesn’t seem two minutes since the last one!   This year, it has been announced as taking place on Wednesday 30th October and will be held at the Heart of England Conference and Events Centre in Coventry.   This is […]

3 Ways Smart Trucks Will Help Your Business

3 Ways Smart Trucks Will Help Your Business

Smart Trucks are a great option for the future and a great option for improving your business operations in the future.   If you’re unsure as to the benefits, you’ll find maximum value-added operation with no waste in energy and time saved as a result. Staff will be more productive due to time-saving means and […]

Understanding Rated Capacity for Rider Operated Forklifts

Understanding Rated Capacity for Rider Operated Forklifts

It goes without saying that forklifts play a crucial part in everyday lives and also to the smooth operation of many businesses all over the world.   Another key to a successful business is ensuring that the right staff a working for you and for those that are, that they are trained up to the […]

Truck Based Robotics displayed by Hyster Europe

Truck Based Robotics displayed by Hyster Europe

Recently in Stuttgart, at the LogiMAT trade fair, visitors were able to see the new truck robotics offered by the Hyster LO7.0T tow tractor.   As one of the first trucks offered by Hyster Europe the truck offers Baylo developed geo-navigation technology which is able to automate logistical processes without complex infrastructure changes.   So […]

New Guidance on Lithium Iron Batteries

New Guidance on Lithium Iron Batteries

There has been new guidelines issued this month from the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) which is aimed at all those that are users, or potential users, of non-lithium-ion traction batteries within the forklift industry.   The guidance is important as there has been a considerable uptake in the number of lithium-powered industrial trucks and […]

New Electric Counterbalance Forklift Range

New Electric Counterbalance Forklift Range

It has been announced last week that Doosan have launched a brand new range of four-wheel electric counterbalance trucks namely the B45X-7 Series.   The range will consist of four models which will cover load capacities from 4 to 5 tonnes.   The range has also been designed to cover a wide range of industries […]