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A guide to Doosan Forklift trucks

If you work in a warehouse or deal with heavy boxes or items on a daily basis, you will understand the value of a forklift. Forklifts can make moving heavy equipment easy, without the risk of your employees getting hurt. But when it comes to choosing the right forklift, you want to make sure that…

Forklift Truck Hire: A Full Guide

At West Mercia Fork Trucks, we’ve worked hard to become the leading forklift firm based in the Midlands and one of the biggest independent UK businesses in our field. With over 45 years of delivering forklift truck sales, servicing, repairs and hire, we offer products and services that are second to none. What type of…

How to load pallets on a truck

Regardless of industry, we believe that the secret to running a successful company is efficiency. From distribution and warehousing to delivery and returns, using the most cost-effective methods to optimise your efficiency is vital to being successful. This includes hiring or investing in your trucks in the best way to manage your pallet loading strategies.…

Toyota 8FGJF35 Forklift Truck

How much does it cost to rent a forklift?

Renting a forklift truck can be an affordable and efficient option for a wide range of businesses. The cost of renting a forklift truck will depend on the make, type and model of the vehicle, as well as how long you want to rent it for. If you are wondering how much does it cost…

Doosan D25S forklift

How fast can forklift trucks travel?

If you currently operate a busy warehouse or construction site, you’ll be well aware that forklift trucks can be an invaluable resource. Dependable and powerful, forklifts in their varied types are the workhorse of most industrial operations. By lightening the loads carried by your workforce and saving you time and money, they can lift serious…

Forklifts

Our guide to the different types of forklifts available

Here’s our guide to the different types of forklifts available. In warehouses, storage facilities and construction sites, moving heavy loads from A to B is commonplace. In this situation, you won’t find a better solution than a high-quality forklift truck. But there are different types of forklifts on the market, so which is the right…

Warehouse Automation

The future of warehouse automation

The e-commerce boom means more companies are looking to optimise their warehouse operations – and the forklift truck has become an increasingly integral part of their strategy. The workhorse of the modern warehouse, the forklift, is evolving and keeping pace with business operators’ changing practices and expectations. While future warehouse technology is changing all the…

Forklift Truck Engineer

What are the responsibilities of a fork-lift truck engineer?

Whether you’re looking for a fork truck for hire covered by a service agreement or looking for employment servicing trucks yourself, you might be curious what a fork lift truck engineer’s job entails. In the following sections, we’ll explore the role of these expert engineers that must often deal with a diverse range of issues…

Doosan Used Fork Truck

Benefits of hiring a fork truck fleet

Fork trucks are highly specialised vehicles and are essential to the running of various businesses. Every day, businesses such as warehouses, supermarkets, construction companies and builders use fork trucks to carry out a range of heavy lifting tasks, moving large objects with ease. Therefore, investing in a reliable and robust fleet of vehicles is among…