Product Code: 150112

Forklift

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Equipment Information

A forklift, often referred to as an industrial lift truck, is a versatile and essential material handling machine designed for the efficient movement of heavy loads within warehouses, construction sites, and industrial facilities. These machines come in various sizes and capacities, and their primary function is to lift, transport, and stack materials, such as pallets, crates, and heavy items.

Forklifts are powered by either electric, gas, or diesel engines, with electric forklifts being favoured for indoor applications due to their zero emissions and lower noise levels. They are equipped with a pair of forks that can be raised and lowered, making it easy to pick up and deposit materials at different heights and locations.

The versatility of forklifts is further enhanced by a range of attachments and configurations, allowing them to handle specialised tasks like handling drums, moving large rolls of paper, and even acting as a snowplow or scoop. Forklifts are known for their efficiency, safety features, and manoeuvrability, making them invaluable in the logistics and material handling industry, where they play a critical role in optimising productivity and ensuring the safe and organised movement of goods.

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FORKLIFTS ARE OFTEN HIRED FOR

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Material Handling

Forklifts are primarily employed for moving and lifting heavy construction materials, such as bricks, concrete blocks, steel beams, lumber, and pallets of construction supplies.

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Trenching

Forklifts with specialised attachments, like a forklift-mounted auger or trencher, are used for digging holes, trenches, and excavations for tasks like foundation work.

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Loading & Unloading

Forklifts are used to load and unload trucks, trailers, and containers, making it easier to transfer materials to and from construction sites in a timely manner.

How it works

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Your enquiry is sent to our supplier network

To confirm if they can meet your order requirements.

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Get standardised quotes within minutes

Less room for error. Easier to compare prices and terms.

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Confirm your order

From the closest, available supplier, at the best price.

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Most orders are on-site within 24hrs of initial enquiry.

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99% of orders delivered on time, in full.

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We can facilitate the management of your procurement, with any supplier.

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95% of products we help source are delivered within 15 miles of our customer’s projects.

That’s 75% closer than the construction industry average of 60 miles.

Reduce wasted miles

We will always match your booking to the closest, available suppliers.

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Tackle overspending by leveraging a hyper-localised supply chain.

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Stipulate a radius to achieve your considerate constructor mandates.

Reach Net Zero by 2050

Zero emission options including electric equipment and recycled materials.

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Your Questions, Answered.

Yes. Within seconds of receiving your enquiry, our clever tech confirms which suppliers can meet your order requirements. We’ll always suggest the closest available supplier at the best price.

We know it’s super time-consuming to compare prices and terms from a handful of suppliers, so we do the legwork for you. Standardised quotes will be in your inbox within minutes of submitting your enquiry.

Yes, if the equipment is needed urgently, we can deliver it the same day or the next day. For immediate bookings, please call us on 0330 808 8897.

The supplier will deliver and collect your hire. We remain in close contact with you and the supplier to ensure everything runs smoothly. This includes pre-delivery and collection checks for every single hire.

If you wish to collect from the supplier’s depot, we’ll send you an order reference number and the branch’s full address.

You’ll need adequate Hired-in-Plant insurance to hire equipment through YardLink.

You can opt-in to be covered by our insurance during the hire period. This is charged at 15% of the equipment hire value.

As a Hire Association of Europe (HAE) member, we use industry-standard terms and conditions.

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