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10 Tips to Become a Better Forklift Operator

Getting your forklift driver qualifications is the crucial first step to becoming a forklift operator – but there’s more to it than just that.

Health & Safety // 4 min read

What You Need To Know About Forklift Servicing and Maintenance

Are you keeping the forklifts in your fleet well maintained and fully serviced?

It’s definitely easier said than done – your operators are using the trucks all day long, from start of shift to end of shift – but ensuring your vehicles are in tip-top shape should be written into your company’s daily routine.

Material Handling // 5 min read

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose An Engine Forklift Truck

When it comes to choosing counterbalance forklifts you have two main options: powered by electricity or by an engine.

Some great things are being done with electrification and there are certainly places in your fleet for electric trucks, but there is still a lot to be said for internal combustion (IC) engines.

Whilst we certainly recommend embracing the future by going electric, we also strongly believe that every fleet can profit from a truck or two powered by an engine.

Here are five benefits of engine forklifts and why they can still be a useful addition to your operations.

Business Development // 4 min read

5 Ways Investing in Staff Could Save Your Forklift Fleet Money

There’s a tricky balancing act to operating as efficiently as possible while not breaking the bank. Fortunately, there are ways to do this – and it all starts with your staff.

If you want to get the absolute best out of your employees, then you should be prepared to give your best to them first. Remember: you’re a team, and if a team member is feeling left behind or is not up to the task (particularly when it comes to material handling), it can affect everybody around them – even the business itself.

Having the best people on board can help you to generate more revenue and is key to growing your operations. Here are five reasons why investing in your staff will save your forklift fleet money in the long run.

Business Development // 4 min read

The TCM FHB40-55: Our Newest Electric Truck

TCM is excited to announce the development of its newest electric forklift truck, the FHB40-55.

Designed to provide material handling operations with the highest standards in comfort, efficiency and safety, this
electric 4 wheel counterbalance truck offers all the power and handling of a traditional engine truck but with zero emissions and a low total cost of ownership.

Read on to discover all about its key design features and how your operations could benefit.

Interested in finding out more about the FHB40-55? Contact our team today.

Market-leading operator comfort

This new counterbalance truck is designed to be comfortable for operators and easy to use, even on the longest of shifts. As well as making the trucks more pleasant to operate, this can improve operator health and safety, reducing working days lost due to physical strain.

Ergonomic controls and seating allow operators to take control with minimal effort. The mini steering wheel provides precise control and means that visibility is better than in most forklifts.

The truck’s hydraulic levers are positioned for maximum comfort, and electronic finger-tip control means that operators can carry out every operation they need to, without needing to lift their hand — even if they’re wearing gloves.

This truck is also incredibly quiet. In fact, it runs almost silently and has the quietest hydraulic pump on the market. The noise pollution produced by many forklifts can make it difficult to think clearly and work efficiently. Not only does this lead to lower productivity levels, it can raise sickness levels and staff turnover. In this new truck, the near-silent operation means that your operators can work effectively without being affected by noise-related fatigue or stress.

The FHB is suitable for both indoor and outdoor operation. It has internal climate control to allow operators to easily adjust to their environment, with integrated air conditioning and instant heat. There is excellent ventilation, with windows that open easily when needed. And it’s showerproof to allow seamless outdoor working — whatever the weather.

Related read: 3 Ways to Balance Forklift Operator Comfort with Efficiency

Enhanced safety and security

The TCM FHB40-55 electric truck has an obstacle-free design that gives operators a clear, all-round view of their surroundings from the cabin, even when enclosed. There’s no need to lean dangerously to see what’s ahead — operators have full visibility without straining or stretching. The inside of the operator compartment is also deliberately made out of dark materials, which helps to reduce reflections on the windows that can impede vision.

Advanced driver assistance calculates and adjusts speeds automatically. The hill hold function prevents the truck from rolling backwards when on a ramp, and load sensing monitors the truck’s lift, tilt, speed and load weights to make automatic performance adjustments.

The lighting in the FHB is also particularly good, meaning that this forklift can be easily and safely used in any conditions, including low light and bad weather. The truck has mast, overhead guard and rear-mounted lights that illuminate the load and its surroundings, rather than the truck itself, allowing the operator to easily see what they’re working on at all times.

Safety lights activate automatically as needed depending on the direction of travel. They also define safe boundaries around the truck for nearby workers. And the driving lights allow flexible operation, with a low beam, front, stop and tail lights, optional beacon and indicators.

Related read: How our electric counterbalance range ensures operator safety

Built for power and efficiency


The TCM FHB40-55 electric truck is designed for energy efficiency — vital to lowering your total cost of ownership — while offering all the power of a large-engined vehicle. In this respect, the FHB40-55 handles much more like a large-engined diesel forklift to operate but with a quietness and efficiency that equivalent engine models cannot match.

The power boost accelerator can be activated for an instant power boost, such as when travelling uphill or for particularly heavy loads. The torque boost automatically adjusts the truck’s motor torque, improving performance by allowing it to maintain speed on ramps and inclines.

On top of this, the FHB40-55 comes with a choice of lead acid or lithium-ion batteries, so you can decide which battery type works best for your operation.

Easy for operators to use

The FHB40-55’s ease of use will be welcomed by operators and warehouse managers alike. Its clearly visible displays provide all the information operators need without distraction, including lifting and loading messages, alarms, and instructions, while its intuitive design means operators will be able to get the most out of the vehicles in as little time as possible.

The FHB40-55 also makes shift or operator changes easy, with quick release locks and 180-degree opening doors. For those with lead acid batteries, your battery changes and water level checks will be faster. Lithium-ion battery users will benefit from being able to charge their trucks without the need to open any of the doors.

Choose the right options for your operations

Whether you’re just starting down your electrification journey or you are looking to upgrade your existing electric fleet, the TCM FHB40-55 has much to offer.

Available in 6 different models, including a compact chassis model that’s ideal for tight spaces, and a high-performance model for intensive work, we’re confident you can find an FHB to meet your operational requirements. There are four capacities available: 4.0, 4.5, 5.0 and 5.5 tonnes.

Interested in finding out more about this FHB40-55? Click the button below to contact our team.

Also, please note that some features mentioned may be options. Please consult your dealer representative for full details.


Material Handling // 5 min read

Forklift Battery Types: Which Is the Most Economical?

Most warehousing operations will use one of two main battery types to power their forklifts: lithium-ion batteries and lead acid batteries. Of these two options, which is the most affordable forklift battery?

Material Handling // 5 min read

Warehouse Management: How Fleet Managers Have Adapted to Global Change

"The times, they are a-changing" in the warehousing and supply chain industries. If you have been feeling the pressure of the rise of eCommerce, along with the radical changes to working practices brought about by Covid-19, you're not alone. The question is, how have other warehouse and forklift fleet managers handled the situation? Is there advice that would benefit the industry as a whole – and how can you adapt in ways that will future-proof your operations?

Electric vs. Gas or Diesel Forklifts: Which One is Right for the Job?

As soon as you start investigating forklift trucks for your fleet, you'll see a range of different power options. The market used to be dominated by diesel, but now LPG/gas and electric-powered forklifts are easily available. (Under the electric heading, you'll also see different battery types, for example Lithium-ion). So are there pros and cons for each? Which one should you choose? 

Material Handling // 6 min read

Electric Forklift FAQ: How to Get Great ROI and Cut Material Handling Costs

Investing in electric forklift trucks makes great environmental sense, but what are the costs involved? An electric fleet could actually help you cut your material handling expenses, yet there are still some misconceptions about what electric trucks can offer.

Electrification // 6 min read

Embracing 2030: Why It's Never Too Early to Prepare



In this article, we reveal why it’s never too early to start your electrification journey, as well as how TCM can help you prepare for 2030 and beyond. Read on to find out more.

Business Development // 4 min read

First Look: New TCM Powered Pallet Trucks

Looking to expand your pallet truck fleet as the warehousing industry grows? TCM has just expanded its range in response to customer and market demand. 

Material Handling // 5 min read

5 Common Forklift Driving Mistakes You Shouldn't Ignore

There's no getting around it: unsafe forklift driving can result in serious accidents. The British Safety Council says that 25% of workplace transport injuries result directly from forklift truck accidents, and these injuries can be life-changing. 

As an employer, you would be liable for employee medical costs in the event of an accident. These can run from £40,000-£200,000, but legal and other costs can also escalate. That's why it's in everyone's interest to ensure forklift driving safety – to protect your workers, drivers, fleet and your business too.

With that in mind, read on for 5 forklift driving mistakes you shouldn't ignore.

Related Read: The True Cost of Forklift Accidents Revealed

Material Handling // 4 min read

5 Electric Forklift Maintenance Tips to Protect Your Equipment

Maintaining your electric forklift fleet is essential to ensure the longevity of your equipment, maximise uptime and keep costs down. Read on to discover the top five electric forklift maintenance tips you need to know.

Electrification // 5 min read

Manufacturing 101: Essential Equipment and Considerations You Need to Know

If you’re running a manufacturing operation, there are a number of different types of material handling equipment you need to know. Discover how the correct equipment can optimise daily activities, enhance operator productivity, reduce costs and more.

Material Handling // 4 min read

What's Your Electrification Roadmap? (Plus Free Checklist)

Electrification // 5 min read

Amvar x Lift West Join Forces to Become Altegra

On 2nd September 2020, Amvar and Lift West officially joined forces to become Altegra Integrated Solutions Limited, a national provider of material handling and integrated solutions. We caught up with Malcolm Mitchell, Managing Director and Chris Exley, Sales Director at Altegra to find out more.

Insider // 4 min read

The Future of Material Handling in the Age of Electrification

Today’s world is constantly evolving, as new technologies emerge and businesses find new ways to innovate and change. In the material handling industry, electric fleets are set to transform business practices and encourage new ways of working.

Electrification // 5 min read

5 Ways to Optimise Your Operation and Plan Your Future Forklift Fleet

Planning for the future can feel overwhelming at times. But when it comes to your forklift fleet and material handling equipment, making an investment now can pay dividends later on. In this article, we reveal how you can optimise your operation.

Material Handling // 5 min read

How Big Data Can Unlock Your Fleet Management

At TCM, we know first-hand that the material handling industry is full of surprises. And as new technologies emerge, the possibilities are endless. In this article, we explore the impact of big data on fleet management. Read on to find out more.

Fleet Management // 4 min read

Demystifying 2030: What the EU Stage V Emissions Regulations Could Mean for You

2030 marks a significant period of change in the material handling industry and beyond. But what will the EU Stage V emissions regulations look like in practice, and how can your business prepare? Read on to find out more.

Business Development // 6 min read

Emerging Material Handling Industry Trends You Need to Know

During the next decade and beyond, material handling businesses can expect to see a significant shift in how their operations are run and how they do business with partners and suppliers. Read on to discover the material handling industry trends that are transforming business practices.

Business Development // 5 min read

TCM Launch Stage V-Compliant FD 20-35 and FD/FGE 40-55 Engine Counterbalance Forklifts

At TCM, we’re delighted to announce the launch of our new FD 20-35 and FD/FGE 40-55 Engine Counterbalance Forklifts. Both truck models are compliant with EU Stage V emissions regulations, without compromising on performance. Learn more.

Insider // 5 min read

Dealer Spotlight: How Altegra Is Helping Its Customers Adapt

Our dealer network is dedicated to helping TCM customers adapt as their business needs evolve and their circumstances change. In recent months, this has become even more crucial. Read on to discover how Altegra is helping customers adapt.

Business Development // 4 min read

Checklist: 4 Ways to Extend Your Forklift Battery Life

If your business is operating an electric forklift fleet, maintaining your forklift batteries and factoring in sufficient charging time into your shift patterns should be a key priority. Read on to discover how to help protect your material handling investments.

Batteries // 4 min read

COVID-19 & Your Business: Adapting Your Operation for Downtime

Have you reduced or paused your operation as a result of COVID-19? Though your operation may be experiencing greater periods of downtime than usual, safeguarding your essential workers and maintaining your forklift investments should still be a priority. Read on to learn more and discover how we can support you.

Business Development // 5 min read

4 Warehouse Sustainability Ideas for Every Industry

With the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel engines looming, and electrification in full swing, a drive towards more sustainable business practices is gaining momentum. Here are four warehouse sustainability ideas to implement in your own operation.

Business Development // 4 min read

TCM Achieves Finalist Status in the FLTA Awards 2020 for Innovation and Ergonomics

TCM is proud to have been nominated as a finalist in the FLTA Awards 2020 for Innovation and Ergonomics. Read on to find out more about our award-nominated forklifts and discover how they could help transform your operation.

Material Handling // 4 min read

Dealer Spotlight: How Amvar Handling Solutions Identifies the Right Solution for Your Business

TCM’s dealer network is specially trained to assess your business requirements, help identify your needs, and recommend the ideal solution. We caught up with Malcolm Mitchell, Sales & Commercial Director at Amvar Handling Solutions, to find out how this works in practice.

Material Handling // 5 min read

Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe announces a further integration of the Group

Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe (MLE), member of the global Mitsubishi Logisnext Group, accelerates the optimisation of its material handling and logistics solution offers through further group integration in Europe.

News // 2 min read

Cheatsheet: Key Questions You Should Consider Before Buying Your Next Forklift

As a warehouse manager you have a lot of operational decisions to make. You want your business to run as efficiently and safely as possible, but you also want to maximise profits.

To help keep the most vital business operations at the front of your mind, we’ve created this forklift buying guide for you to quickly and easily refer back to whenever it's needed.

Material Handling // 6 min read

Forklift Contract Hire vs. Purchase: How to Make the Right Choice for Your Business

With the option to choose between contract hire, renting, or purchasing your next forklift truck outright, which approach will best meet your needs?

Material Handling // 4 min read

Dealers' Corner: How to Support Customers Through Changing Times

The material handling industry is changing. With 2020 just around the corner, how will you adapt to customers’ changing needs? Read on for our top four tips and advice.

Business Development // 4 min read

Why Wet-Cell Battery Technology Could Surpass Lithium-Ion

With electrification gaining increasing coverage in the run-up to the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel engines, lithium-ion is a hot topic. However, it might not necessarily be the best solution for your business’ unique operation. Read on to find out why.

Material Handling // 6 min read

How TCM Reach Truck Forklifts Enhance Operator Comfort and Safety

At TCM, we know that people-centric technology creates a happier, more productive workforce. That’s why our reach truck forklifts adapt perfectly to the individual operator’s needs. Read on to discover how they could benefit your business.

Material Handling // 4 min read

Why TCM's Dealer Network is Built on Customer Partnerships

At TCM, building valuable, long-term partnerships with our customers is at the core of what we do. Read on to discover how we help businesses transform their operations, what this looks like in practice, and how we could support your organisation.

Material Handling // 3 min read

Supercharge Your Operation's Efficiency with TCM's FHB 4-Wheel Electric Counterbalance Truck

Running a safe and efficient operation is crucial to your business’ success, helping you to maintain consistent output and keep costs low. TCM’s FHB 4-Wheel Electric Counterbalance truck is the ideal energy-efficient solution to help you achieve this.

Material Handling // 4 min read

Dealers' Corner: How to Support a Diverse Range of Customer Needs

As the material handling market is evolving, your customers’ needs are changing with it. Discover how we can help you as a TCM dealer to support a wide range of diverse customer requirements.

Business Development // 3 min read

Warehouse 101: What Is an Order Picker?

Most warehouses feature some kind of order picking application. But what is an order picker and how can businesses incorporate them in their operations?

Material Handling // 4 min read

Genuine vs. Counterfeit: How OEM Forklift Parts Reduce Downtime

Your choice of forklift parts can have a knock-on effect on downtime, truck availability, and the total cost of ownership. Read on to find out more.

Parts // 4 min read

Improve Your Operators' Efficiency with TCM's Pallet Stacker Trucks

Pallet stackers are incredibly versatile machines, making them ideal for warehouse use. Read on to discover how TCM pallet stackers could transform your operations.

Material Handling // 4 min read

Everything You Need to Know About Electric Pallet Trucks

Material Handling // 6 min read

Dealers' Corner: Achieving Your Business Objectives with TCM

At TCM, we work closely with our trusted dealer network to improve material handling operations around the world. Here’s what this looks like in practice so that together, we can ensure a fully unified sales process for every customer, every time.

Dealers' Corner // 3 min read

Classifications of Material Handling Equipment (And How to Choose It)

Determining the right material handling equipment your business needs will depend heavily on your operations, applications, and industry sector.

Material Handling // 5 min read

Product Spotlight: How TCM's FB Electric 3-4 Wheel Counterbalance Truck Ensures Operator Comfort

Operator safety and comfort has never been more important. Can you confidently say you’re offering your operators the best handling experience? Discover how TCM’s new, improved FB Electric 3-4 Wheel Counterbalance truck could help.

Counterbalance // 3 min read

TCM Dealer Summit 2019 Reveals the Latest Material Handling Industry Trends

On 10th April 2019, TCM dealers from across Europe gathered at The Belfry Hotel & Resort near Birmingham to discuss the past, the present, and the future of the material handling industry. TCM also announced some exciting new product launches.

Material Handling // 3 min read

3 Ways to Balance Forklift Operator Comfort and Efficiency for Heavy-Duty Applications

Health and safety remain crucially important, particularly the need to balance your operators’ comfort with their efficiency when using ICE trucks for heavy-duty applications. Discover how to strike the right balance.

Efficiency // 3 min read

How Our Electric Counterbalance Range Ensures Operator Safety

Our Electric Counterbalance range has been designed to balance operator safety,  comfort, and efficiency for optimum warehouse performance. Read on to discover the latest safety features we’ve added and how they keep operators up and running.


safety // 3 min read

Material Handling's Future Is About Holistic Business Models, TCM's Dealer Development Director Reveals

Technological and regulatory change is happening all around us. Material handling must adapt to reflect this by adopting a holistic approach that utilises the best of what we have today while also planning for the future.

Business Development // 3 min read

Investing in Electric Forklifts: The Ultimate Guide

Are you thinking of investing in an electric forklift truck, but unsure where to start? This guide covers all of the factors you need to consider. Read on to learn more.

Batteries // 6 min read

How Much Will the Electrification of Your Forklift Fleet Cost?

The upfront cost of electric forklifts is typically higher than their ICE counterparts, but have you stopped to consider the long-term ROI of your initial investment?

Batteries // 5 min read

Lead-Acid or Lithium-Ion: What's Powering Your Warehouse?

With a broad range of batteries on the market and conflicting information on each, it can be difficult knowing which battery type is best suited to your business. Is lithium-ion the battery of the future, or are better options available?

Batteries // 4 min read

TCM Leads Material Handling Industry Towards an Electrified Future

TCM is driving the change towards electrification. Discover how our electric forklift and battery alternatives to the ICE trucks currently available can support your business through this transitionary period.

Batteries // 4 min read

5 Reasons to Switch from ICE to Electric Forklift Trucks

Switching to electric forklift trucks can enable your business to significantly reduce the total cost of ownership and streamline day-to-day operations.

Batteries // 3 min read

Forklift Charging Station Power Requirements Explained

Whether you’re running one electric forklift truck or an entire forklift fleet, your warehouse needs a designated forklift charging station. Discover how to make your charging room practical, compliant, and safe.

Batteries // 3 min read

How to Prepare Your Business for the Electrification of Your Forklift Fleet

Is your business taking steps to prepare for electrification? Don’t wait until 2030 — now is the time to research your options, educate your team and plan for the future before the regulation comes in.

Batteries // 5 min read

How TCM Electric Counterbalance Trucks Are Transforming Warehouse Operations

Electrification is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. With our electric counterbalance truck range, it’s never been easier to make the switch.

Efficiency // 3 min read

How Managed Fleet Services Can Benefit Your Organisation

We frequently discuss fleet management with our customers — but is it worth the extra expense? Read on to discover why managed fleet services are a worthy investment.

Fleet Management // 3 min read

3 Warehouse Optimisation Techniques You Need to Know

When looking to cut costs and improve efficiency, certain warehouse optimisation techniques can help. Here are three practical solutions you can’t afford to miss.

Fleet Management // 2 min read

How TCM Forklifts Helped to Transform Heineken's Operation

In 2016, Heineken Hungary partnered with logistics specialist Nagoya to streamline its forklift operation. Discover how adopting our electric trucks led to a significant reduction in CO2 emissions, improved efficiency, and reduced their TCO.

Case Studies // 3 min read

The True Cost of Forklift Accidents Revealed

In addition to human injury, the true cost of forklift accidents includes downtime, stalled production, damaged stock, and damages to machinery and other equipment — all impacting revenue.

safety // 4 min read

How Fleet Management Analytics Are Transforming the Material Handling Industry

Technology continues to advance at a disruptive rate, and fleet management analytics are no exception. Here’s how it will affect the material handling industry in the future.

Fleet Management // 3 min read

First Look: FD 60-100 Diesel Counterbalance Truck Relaunch

This month saw the exciting relaunch of our FD 60-100 diesel counterbalance truck model. Explore its new and improved features and updated look here.

Efficiency // 3 min read

Attention, Operations Managers: How to Improve Warehouse Productivity Overnight

From injured operators and drained batteries to low data visibility, operational downtime causes a multitude of warehouse inefficiencies. Learn how to improve warehouse productivity today.

Fleet Management // 4 min read

Increase Fuel Efficiency by Choosing the Right Forklift Battery

With so many different battery types on the market, it can be difficult knowing whether you’re using the most cost-efficient option. Discover how to boost fuel efficiency and reduce the TCO of your fleet.

Batteries // 5 min read

Fleet Management Costs: What is the True Cost of Your Forklift Fleet?

The acquisition cost of a forklift is only one factor in the overall cost of ownership. Identifying your forklift TCO is key to reducing total fleet management costs.

Fleet Management // 8 min read

The TCM Dealer Conference 2018 Looks to the Future of Material Handling

On May 15th, 46 delegates joined us in Budapest for The TCM Dealer Conference 2018 to discuss the future of the material handling industry and the key trends shaping it.

Material Handling // 3 min read

Material Handling Survey 2017 Reveals Key Challenges to Productivity

In a previous post, we shared our early findings from the Material Handling Survey 2017. Now the survey is complete, we are back to report on the key challenges limiting material handling productivity.

Material Handling // 4 min read

TCM Nominated for the 2018 Ergonomics and Safety FLTA Awards

We’re really pleased to announce that TCM were finalists in the 2018 FLTA awards, and our EO and FB series were nominated for the Ergonomics and Safety categories respectively.

safety // 4 min read

Preventing Common Forklift Accidents in Your Workplace

Forklifts are one of the most useful pieces of equipment in a modern warehouse. With some forklifts able to lift and shift up to 5000kg, they make moving heavy and awkward items that was once a full day’s job—if possible at all—into a straightforward, manageable task.

safety // 6 min read

Improving Operator Efficiency by Creating Comfortable Working Environments

Operator safety is one of the most important considerations when it comes to investing in a new forklift for your business. However, businesses often become preoccupied with preventing major injuries to pedestrians and operators in the workplace, but overlook day-to-day injuries to operators that can have a long lasting impact on their workforce.

safety // 7 min read

How to Create a Culture of Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and safety is an ever present topic for businesses within the material handling industry, particularly as the equipment required to transport and move goods can pose a significant health risk to your workforce.

safety // 6 min read

Early Results from the Material Handling Survey 2017

For the past couple of months, we have been running a survey to inform our upcoming 2017 report on material handling and how the equipment and processes used can impact business productivity.

Material Handling // 3 min read

How to Choose the Right Forklift Truck Battery

This is the third in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

Why Forklift Servicing is Essential for Battery Efficiency

This is the third in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

The Environmental Benefits of Electric Forklift Trucks

This is the second in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

Reducing Energy Costs by Choosing the Correct Battery Technology

This is the first in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

The Benefits of Switching from ICE to Electric Forklifts

This month, Andrew Helan from GNB is giving us expert insight into batteries and their growing role in the material handling industry. Here we have post number three of four, which looks at why making the switch to electric forklifts from ICE could benefit your business.

Efficiency // 1 min read

How Businesses are Embracing the Future with Lithium-Ion Forklift Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries offer exceptional performance compared with traditional lead-acid. In this post we talk about the benefits of this new innovative technology. 

Batteries // 1 min read

5 Safety Features to Reduce Forklift Truck Accidents

Forklift accidents aren't good for anyone. Not for your operators, for your business, or for your trucks.

Health & Safety // 2 min read

What Forklift Size Should You Be Using?

So you’ve had your forklift truck for a year, and everything has been running smoothly. However, changes are coming. You’ve just received an email for your supplier letting you know that they're changing their packaging sizes. Will your forklift be the right size after the change?

safety // 2 min read

Seasonal Forklift Problems: How Was Your Christmas Rush?

The last few months of the year can be particularly busy for every industry. Whether you're in retail distribution, wholesale, manufacturing, or the food and drink industry, the latter of the year presents a different challenge. The seasonal increase in demand for goods before the year's end means that few people experience a lightened workload before getting merry for the holidays.

Efficiency // 2 min read

Which Forklift Truck Lights Should You Choose?

Forklift truck lights can significantly increase operator visibility in the warehouse, improving safety in the process. However, with different types of lights on the market, it can be difficult to know which to choose. Read on to learn about the difference.

Parts // 1 min read

Are Your Forklifts Fuel Efficient or Guzzling Away Thousands?

Thanks to the advice of TCM dealer Cam Forklifts, George Walker Transport is now going to save hundreds of thousands in fuel costs.

Efficiency // 1 min read

How Can OEM Genuine Parts Benefit Your Operation?

Purchasing aftermarket and imitation material handling parts might seem like a quick fix at the time, however they're associated with a number of disadvantages when compared to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. Here's why.

Parts // 1 min read

How to Choose a Material Handling Solutions Provider

Choosing the right material handling solutions provider is integral to your business' growth. They should be able to identify a problem you have, find the appropriate solution, and help you be successful.

Material Handling // 2 min read

What Makes Us a Global Force in Material Handling?

An increasing number of businesses are choosing to have one company they partner with to manage the material handling needs of whole continents, rather than having different manufacturers by country.

Material Handling // 2 min read

Look After Your Forklift Flock with Fleet Management

Effective forklift truck fleet management is essential for limiting or even eradicating unnecessary downtime. More importantly, it can increase the longevity of your trucks and ensure the safety of operators.

Fleet Management // 2 min read

Investing in Your Business by Choosing the Right Forklift Supplier

We all know that money doesn't grow on trees. However, if you invest in the right resources, you can create value that helps your business grow and ultimately make more money. 

Material Handling // 2 min read

What Makes a Valued Forklift Supplier?

Too many companies are attentive before the deal is done, then once the contract has been signed, they're too busy to call. 

Material Handling // 2 min read

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Material Handling Equipment Supplier

Don't get burned by the devil in disguise. Here are 10 things to consider when choosing your next material handling equipment supplier. 

Material Handling // 4 min read

5 Reasons to Partner with a Forklift Dealer vs a Manufacturer


Choosing your next material handling equipment supplier is an important decision.  If you get it wrong, it could be detrimental for you and your business.

convenience: