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PD Industrial scoops prestigious Safety Award with Reloskate

PD Industrial Wins Prestigious Safety Award

PD Industrial, one of the UK’s leading designers, suppliers and installers of industrial storage systems, was one of the winners at the recent BITA (British Industrial Truck Association) Design4Safety Awards. The Midlands-based operation beat off strong opposition in the Racking & Shelving category with its innovative Reloskate product. Reloskate has …

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F-TEC to make an impact at IMHX 2019

F-TEC to make an impact at IMHX 2019

The Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC), the dedicated training facility, will be exhibiting at IMHX between 24-27 September 2019. Not only that, but they will launch their new service, Pro-TEC. Pro-TEC, the professional register of forklift truck (FLT) technicians, is the first of its kind and will be recognisable within …

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Mentor campaign shortlisted for Design4Safety Award

Mentor campaign shortlisted for Design4Safety Award

An innovative safety solution from Mentor FLT Training has been named as a finalist in this year’s Design4Safety Awards, organised by trade association BITA. Introducing a standardised form of communication between forklift operators and pedestrians, the Show Your Hand campaign was launched because Mentor recognised the need to improve safety …

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CFTS says no to rulers

CFTS says no to rulers

There’s a time and a place for rulers… and it’s nowhere near a fork lift truck. That’s the message from CFTS, the body behind the UK fork lift industry’s standard for Thorough Examination. Formed by industry authorities BITA and FLTA, CFTS quality-controlled Thorough Examination procedure for lift trucks has been …

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Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

BITA Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent. Four graduates attended the ceremony, representing an inaugural class of eight, all of whom achieved …

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LOLER and PUWER turn 20…

CFTS 20 years

This month marks the 20th anniversary of LOLER and PUWER. CFTS Chairman Geoff Martin, pictured, reflects on their introduction, what each entails and their ongoing impact on the fork lift truck employers. December 1998 is probably most-widely remembered for its Christmas gales. However, for those in the fork lift industry, …

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Confident businesses investing in IMHX 2019

Confident businesses investing in IMHX 2019

The world’s leading materials handling equipment manufacturers and suppliers have demonstrated their confidence in the future of the British economy by committing to have a strong presence at IMHX 2019. “Despite all the political uncertainty over Brexit the logistics sector remains confident,” says Rob Fisher, Event Director for IMHX 2019 …

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Artificial intelligence and automation high on the agenda at IMHX

Artificial intelligence and automation high on the agenda at IMHX

The growing role of artificial intelligence, automation and robotics within the modern supply chain will be reflected at 2019’s International Materials Handling Exhibition IMHX 2019 – www.imhx.net. “The Barclays UK Logistics Confidence Index 2017 highlighted that the logistics sector is taking all forms of technology seriously and that automation, robotics …

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