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Is that a Boss Boris?

Is that a Boss Boris?

Trending, UK Today
As Boris starts a new job today we thought you might like to comment on this image we came across recently. Surprisingly Mr Johnson did not find a JCB for this photo opportunity ... So just for fun we would like to hear your captions for this image. To take part just email your title to news@forklift-dealer.com. If we receive a good response we will publish our top 10 in next weeks newsletter.  
Dudley’s Aluminium adds a second Combilift

Dudley’s Aluminium adds a second Combilift

Handling, UK Today
Dudley’s Aluminium has improved materials handling at its Cardiff manufacturing facility and storage unit with the delivery of a second Combilift multidirectional forklift. Recent growth necessitated a rethink of handling and storage procedures for incoming raw materials and finished products as assistant production manager Geraint Bowden explains: “We realised we needed to streamline this aspect of our business, and together with advice from Combilift and racking supplier Wickens, we designed a new storage facility based around the capabilities of a Combilift fitted with guide rollers for guided aisle operation.” Stillages of incoming extrusions from suppliers such as Kawneer had previously been stacked on top of each other, making retrieval of any specific stillage a time-consuming
Careers at Combilift

Careers at Combilift

Industry, Manufacturer, Service, UK Today
Combilift are recruiting and as the fastest growing manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts in the world, Combilift offers exciting and rewarding employment opportunities within its state-of-the-art facility in Monaghan, Ireland and around the world. Combilift is proud of its family heritage and strives to put people first with a strong commitment to staff training and development. A progressive outlook, coupled with significant investment in the business and big plans for future growth, means they are on the lookout for skilled and passionate people to join their team. So, if you feel you have the skill and drive to join a dynamic team, take a look at their current opportunities https://combilift.com/
Turnover Tops £200m for Briggs

Turnover Tops £200m for Briggs

Business, Dealer, Finance, News, UK Today
Turnover has topped £200m and profits have grown at materials handling equipment supplier Briggs Equipment. The company, which is the exclusive UK distributor of Hyster and Yale forklift trucks, generated revealed of £204m in the year to 31 December 2017, new accounts have revealed, up from £179.1m 12 months prior. Briggs said the hike was "significantly underpinned" by major contract wins in the ports and terminals market, as well as an overall increase in market share. It was also bolstered by the strength of its engineering service business. Pre-tax profit for the period climbed to £3.3m from £2.4m in 2016, while overall income more than doubled to £2.4m from £1.1m. During the financial year, Briggs Equipment launched a five-year strategic plan, targeting growth and diver
Hannaman Signs with CAT

Hannaman Signs with CAT

Dealer, Featured, News, UK Today
North Wales company specialising in material handling equipment has become a CAT Lift Truck Dealer. It marks the latest important step in the continuing expansion of Hannaman Material Handling. The dealership gives Hannaman Material Handling exclusivity across North Wales, Cheshire and Liverpool for new vehicle sales. The agreement was negotiated with Impact Handling, the sole distributor for CAT Lift Trucks into the UK market. Steve Downey, Managing Director of Deeside-based Hannaman Material Handling, said: “We are delighted to have agreed this prestigious dealership with CAT. “The two irresistible elements that sealed our decision to change dealership were the availability and access to a large stock holding of CAT Lift Trucks already in the UK coupled with superb levels of cus
DD for Davis

DD for Davis

BREXIT, Top Stories, UK Today
Brexit Secretary David Davis quits David Davis has resigned as Brexit Secretary, complaining that the government's agreed policy makes it look "less and less likely" that the UK will leave the customs union and the single market. Theresa May faces MPs later, as she outlines the plan discussed by the cabinet, with critics complaining that it will lead to a "soft" Brexit. Mr Davis - who was followed in his resignation by junior minister Steve Baker - said the UK could be left in "at best a weak negotiating position". But the prime minister said she didn't agree and thanked Mr Davis "warmly" for his work. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg says another key Leave campaigner, Environment Secretary Michael Gove, is favourite to take on the Brexit brief, which includes leading negotiati...
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