Thorough Examinations for lifting equipment

As members of the Forklift Truck Association (FLTA) and the Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) Lister Lift Trucks recognises the requirement to regulate the standard of all forklift services and the need for a quality-controlled standard for the inspection of forklift trucks providing peace of mind that their operations are safe, legal and productive and we are consistently working to provide an excellent service for all of our customers. The Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) works in close consultation with the HSE to ensure that agreed standards are met for the inspection of equipment. PUWER and LOLER regulations legally require all […]

Workshop Forklift Engineer

£26,000 – £30,000 depending on experience Lister Lift Trucks has an opportunity for a workshop engineer to work in our depot at Corsham. A leading independent forklift company specialising in sales, service and hire, Lister Lift Trucks provides quality forklift services in the local area. We are main dealers for the Cesab product, Cesab is part of the Toyota family and produces high quality products from a world class manufacturer. This position requires a responsible, reliable, self motivated and organised individual with the ability to be able to work with enthusiasm and pride. Essential Experience Previous experience as a forklift […]

Forklift Trainee Sales Executive

Excellent salary We have an exciting opportunity for a trainee sales executive selling and promoting materials handling solutions and service packages to companies in the local area. A leading independent forklift company specialising in sales, service and hire, Lister Lift Trucks provides quality forklift services in the South West. We are main dealers for the Cesab product, Cesab is part of the Toyota family and produces high quality products from a world class manufacturer. In this role you will be required to promote our products and services to new and existing customers, generating new leads, keeping the information up to […]

How Forklift Accidents Happen (And What You Can Do to Prevent Them Today)

Driving a forklift takes skill and practice, but that doesn’t mean that forklift accidents don’t occur. In order to stay safe while on the job, there are some key things every forklift driver should know. Read on to learn how and why these types of accidents happen, and what you can do to prevent them for a safe experience. A Tipping Forklift: The Most Common of Forklift Accidents Forklifts are designed to carry very heavy loads, which means they can easily tip over if they’re too top-heavy. The rate of forklift incidents is on the rise in the UK, with […]

COVID – 19 Update

In these unprecedented times, the team at Lister Lift Trucks are doing everything possible to protect the health and well-being of our valued employees and customers. Whilst we remain operational, from 31st March we will be operating with a skeleton staff, continuing to provide engineering services responding to breakdowns and carrying out essential routine maintenance to keep you operational. We also ask for your assistance in protecting our employees and honouring the 2 metre social distancing guidance. We are able to continue to provide our customers with new and used machines, with a member of the team being on hand […]

Sold a dodgy forklift?

Have you been sold a dodgy forklift? The Fork Truck Watchdog Have you been sold a forklift that is not how it was described? The Fork Truck watchdog initiative allows customers to report dishonest dealers and make the industry safer. Cowboys and rogue traders have long been considered part and parcel hazards of purchasing materials handling equipment. However, the Fork Lift Truck Association is determined to change this with the Fork Truck Watchdog – a system for reporting dishonest dealers. What may appear to be several isolated cases could, in fact, be the same dodgy dealer operating in different parts of the UK, swindling multiple customers. Crucially, […]

New Location in Corsham

Lister Lift Trucks has moved to Corsham. After 10 years in Bumpers Farm Chippenham, we have moved to Corsham on Leafield Industrial Estate. As we expanded we outgrew our premises in Chippenham and needed more space, after a long search we finally found Unit 27 on Leafield Industrial Estate, we are settling in well and our engineers are enjoying working in their new larger workshop with dedicated areas for repairs, PDI’s, and refurbishing machines. There is still a lot of work to be completed but we are getting there! We now are looking forward to completing our showroom area.

New Warehousing High Range Reach Pallet Stacker

New to the Hangcha warehousing range is the A-series reach pallet stacker with 1200kg or 1600kg capacity.  This pallet stacker has reach forks that moves goods forward and backwards using a scissor fork extension system, when the forks are extended the machine can handle non standard pallet sizes and enclosed pallets, it also operates in narrow aisle widths when the forks are retracted. An electric steering powered system offers easier and more flexible operation, whilst the AC driving motor features excellent acceleration performance and outstanding climbing ability. What’s more, the latest AC Curtis AC control system produces stable control, for better and more accurate lifts. […]