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With a rich history dating back to 1986, Hitec Lift Trucks Limited prides itself on providing a wide range of services and products to suit all your materials handling needs. With their roots in the engineering sector, Hitec co-founders Andrew Selbie and Prospero Girardi have a wealth of expertise in materials handling and continue to cater to the needs of their ever growing  list of customers.

New changes to forklift training for September 2017 explained

Forklift Training Regulations Shifts in regulation by the ABA (Accrediting Bodies Association), means that, as of 1st September 2017, there are now considerable changes that have been made to forklift tests. These changes affect various aspects of t

How to pick the right forklift for the job

Key Factors to consider when you choose a Forklift Many professionals working in an environment that requires a forklift make the mistake of choosing any type of forklift for the job. This is a big mistake, however, as the different kinds of forklif

A beginner's guide to forklift safety

Why is Forklift Safety Important? A forklift truck is a dangerous piece of machinery, and it goes without saying that you can’t just hop into a truck with no training or experience and drive it away. Every operator must have training and be fully

How to maintain your forklift

Forklifts are a vital tool for a range of industries. When safely operated they help take the weight off staff and can get the job of multiple people done quickly and efficiently. However, as complex pieces of machinery, they do tend to wear out a

Should you hire or buy your forklifts?

Forklifts are indispensable for many different types of business, from engineering to warehousing, and if you’re starting a new business or growing an existing one, you have a couple of different options when expanding your fleet of forklift trucks

The 8 most spectacular displays of forklift skill

A forklift operator who works with precision, control and skill is a tremendous asset to any business in the materials handling sector. Combined with patience and safety awareness, these virtues help to get the job done well. The following clips s