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Everyone knows the importance of regular car maintenance and the need to have our cars regularly serviced. But what about the forklift? Do you need to have your forklift serviced? The answer is yes. Regular servicing ensures safe working practice and that your forklift is as up to date as it can possibly be. Any hidden faults could not only be dangerous and cost lives, but they could also cost you money, or even your business. Below we examine in more detail the many reasons why it is important to have your forklift regularly serviced.

Business across the world from retailers to builders rely on forklift trucks to run their companies smoothly every day, making tasks like moving stock and storing items much easier. If your business is growing, and you find yourself looking for a solution to help you manage your stock more effectively, it may be tempting to buy a forklift truck outright – but here are some reasons why hiring may prove to be a better option in the long term.

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If you’re after a budget forklift for short or long term lease to help your business work more efficiently, the Doosan forklift range is the ideal place to start.


With a whole host of different trucks available through Budget Fork Trucks, knowing which one is best suited to your business needs can be tricky. Below we explore the benefits of and the differences between just some of the different types of forklift that are available.

Benefits of electric forklifts

The diesel and LPG fuelled range of forklifts have always been incredibly popular and the preferred choice for most construction sites and warehouse environments. But, in recent years there has been a dramatic shift towards the use of electric counterbalance trucks and electric forklifts, and this is for very good reasons. Industrial based companies are now embracing the electric forklift due to its increased efficiency, powerful engines, heavy loads, safe practice and handling, versatility and environmentally-friendly nature. Below we explore in further detail six major benefits of using electric forklifts.

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With over 50 years' experience in the materials handling industry, Budget Fork Trucks is one of the leading providers of material handling solutions. We have over 450 trucks available for hire and lease, and can provide hires from one day up to five years for all your handling needs. Since March 2014 we have been a dealer for Doosan Industrial Vehicles Ltd providing the full range of Doosan forklift trucks.

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