Tag Archives: FLTA

James Clark to retire as BITA Secretary-General

James Clark to retire as BITA Secretary-General

The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) has announced that its long-serving Secretary-General, James Clark is to retire from his position at the end of 2020. After a successful career as a wheat buying director in the UK Flour Milling industry, James joined BITA in 1996. His tenure as Secretary-General has …

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BITA updates Covid-19 safety protocols

BITA updates Covid-19 safety protocols

The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) – the UK trade association for manufacturers and suppliers of forklift trucks and associated components and services – has received key Government recognition for its innovative action in helping to ensure the materials handling industry remains safe and fully operational during the Covid-19 pandemic. …

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FLTA Awards and regional meetings postponed

FLTA Awards and regional meetings postponed

The 26th annual FLTA Awards for Excellence, which had been due to take place on Saturday 21st March has officially been postponed in light of the current coronavirus pandemic. At present there isn’t a timetable for when the event will be rescheduled, but the FLTA is monitoring the situation and …

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F-TEC sponsors top industry award

F-TEC Sponsors Top Industry Award

The Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC), has announced its sponsorship of The Safety Award at the prestigious Awards for Excellence 2020. The Awards for Excellence is the biggest annual event in the materials handling industry calendar bar none. The FLTA Awards will be returning to the Hilton Metropole at the …

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Could this clear up end-of-term rental disputes?

FLTA Fair Wear and Tear Guide

FLTA guide clarifies the difference between abuse and fair wear & tear With more than 60% of all new trucks acquired on long term rental, it’s no surprise that there can be real issues when trucks are returned at the end of the term. Indeed, according to Tim Waples, CEO …

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Linde announced as finalist in the FLTA awards

Linde announced as finalist in the FLTA awards

Linde Material Handling has been nominated as a finalist in the Safety and Ergonomics category at the forthcoming FLTA awards. The Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence (FLTA) is an annual event that recognises the best in industry through engineering and design excellence. The awards aim to celebrate those …

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