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New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working. Indeed, 72% of firms…

  • 3 days ago

Choosing Flexi technology is Smart choice

E-commerce supply chain specialist, Smart Services Logistics, has introduced Flexi articulated warehouse truck technology at its fulfillment facility at Chadwell St Mary, Essex. The company, which provides logistics fulfillment support to a range of clients across the Greater London area as well as…

  • 6 days ago

Post-Brexit port delays boost demand for UK-made forklift parts

Since new rules on exports, imports and tariffs were implemented at the start of this year, the UK’s forklift industry has looked to buy locally in Britain when it comes to acquiring the components and parts that they need to service and maintain the lift truck fleets that are in operation at…

  • 17/03/2021

Narrow Aisle leads the green revolution by ending production of LP Gas-powered lift trucks 

Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the iconic Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks – has announced that, as part of its corporate responsibility towards the environment, it will no longer offer LP Gas-powered Flexi models. It is understood that Narrow Aisle is the first…

  • 10/03/2021

Narrow Aisle announce significant US investment

Narrow Aisle Ltd – the UK-based manufacturer of space-saving intralogistics solutions – has announced a significant investment in the USA and Canada as it seeks to further develop the global distribution of its Flexi range of articulated warehouse trucks. From its current hub in Dallas…

  • 25/02/2021

RTITB clarifies HSE guidance on forklift training and Covid-19

RTITB has sought clarity from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regarding its guidance around lift truck training and Covid-19, following the recent announcements about the new virus strain in the UK and implementation of Tier/Level 4 areas. “Although Covid-19 presents new and different…

  • 04/01/2021

Merry Christmas from Combilift

Watch out John Lewis, the Combilift Christmas video is here! Combilift has put together a heart-warming video featuring a very busy forklift truck packing up a variety of gifts for the children at the Down Syndrome Centre in Dublin. Take a look below. Explore Combilift's warehouse solutions here.

  • 14/12/2020

Fork lift specifiers taking a long term view

The growth in demand for lithium-ion powered warehouse lift trucks is due, in part, to the fact that today’s sophisticated materials handling equipment users calculate the cost of operating a truck over the course of its entire working life, says John Maguire, managing director of Narrow…

  • 14/12/2020

Recession fears putting pressure on forklift rental market 

Recession fears are prompting a number of UK forklift rental companies to cut their spending on new additions to their rental fleets and sell some of their used equipment in an attempt to boost liquidity. Such action is likely to result in a significant reduction in the number of lift trucks…

  • 07/08/2020

Driver safety while operating forklifts

In the UK, there are over 8,000 reported accidents involving the use of forklift trucks every year, with a portion of this number resulting in fatality. Many of these injuries could be prevented with sufficient training to reduce errors and provide better knowledge of the working environment.

  • 29/07/2020