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Pallet Truck Delivery Times

A Disrupted Supply Chain There’s no doubt about it that the last three years saw pallet truck delivery times lengthen and prices increase.  Factories have been closed due to Covid.  Container transport charges rocketed before easing back.  Buying pallet trucks has been a lottery. The knock on effect has often been unnecessary downtime in the […]

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Maintain your pallet trucks

Maintain your pallet trucks for optimum performance of those tireless workhorses in the warehouse.   Always available, we expect them to do exactly what we want them to do but when they do go wrong, it’s usually at the most inconvenient time!  Is there an answer?  Yes, regular maintenance involving on site servicing and hassle free […]

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Semi-electric pallet and pump trucks

Semi-electric pallet and pump trucks currently seem to be proving to be a big hit with the market.  Often they’re used on delivery vehicles to make the driver’s work a bit easier.  This is a great idea in theory but are they man enough for the job? Semi-electric pallet and pump trucks – what they […]

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Are all pallet trucks the same?

Are all pallet trucks the same?  That’s an interesting question.  The short answer is no but that requires some explanation.  In the same way that cars, smart phones and any other mass produced equipment differs between manufacturers, so do pallet trucks. You’ll get what you pay for If you invest in an expensive German car you’ll […]

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How long does a pallet truck last?

How long does a pallet truck last?  Now, there’s a question!  It could be weeks, months or years.  It all depends on three key issues.  What’s the working environment?  Will it be maintained?  What about build quality? What’s the working environment? Working in a light, clean, dry environment you can expect it to last a […]

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How to fix a pallet truck?

How to fix a pallet truck?  The clue’s in our name!  HallmarkFIX have been fixing pallet trucks since 1997.  Across England and Wales and parts of Scotland we’ve been saving companies money. Pallet truck repair – it just works! Hassle free repairs are what we do.  It’s why we’re here alhough we also service pallet […]

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Pallet trucks. How often to service?

Pallet trucks. How often to service? This is an interesting question.  The simple answer is; in line with the manufacturer’s recommendations.  This is generally every 12 months but more often in some cases. Applications requiring more regular servicing If the trucks are to be used in multi-shift operation, wet conditions, cold stores or any other arduous […]

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Buying cheap pallet trucks

Buying cheap pallet trucks seems to be a popular option but is it wise?  As a leader in the field of pallet truck repair we regularly receive calls from companies who have bought on price.  This can be for the cheapest new truck they could find or a secondhand unit from an auction. Cheap new […]

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RAMS and Liability Insurance

It’s not just RAMS and Liability Insurance any more RAMS and liability insurance are fundamental requirements for many companies when inviting a contractor onto site.  Safecontractor registration confirms that these are in order but many companies want to see the documents for themselves. Additionally, legislation is increasing and the list of items required by many […]

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