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The Hitec Retrospective; A Look Back At 2018

2018 went by quickly didn’t it? As this year draws to a close and 2019 comes ever closer with the sparkle of fairy lights and the rustle of tinsel; Hitec Lift Trucks have decided to take a look back at what’s been an exciting, challenging time for our business. 2018 saw major change for Hitec; […]

5 Tips On How To Improve Your Forklift Safety

Driving a forklift not only takes skill, it requires concentration and awareness. As any experienced forklift operator can tell you, running a forklift without the correct training could be incredibly dangerous. According to figures released by the Forklift Truck Association, 5 people suffer life changing injuries every working day, due to forklift accidents. To help […]

Is Forklift Automation Just Around The Corner?

Chinese auto company BYD has unveiled prototype driverless electric forklifts. This exciting prospect was developed alongside Singapore based ST Engineering. With sights set on an automated forklift which could be used in most facilities and with hopes to create additional models in the future, it begs the question: could the forklift industry soon embrace automation? Let’s […]

How To Prepare Your Forklift Operations For Winter

Winter has finally arrived and brought with it a bout of miserable weather. But as the temperatures drop, forklift operations must continue in order for businesses to thrive, especially in the lead up to Christmas. We’ve put together this helpful guide with suggestions on how to prepare your forklift operations for the winter months. We […]