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Forklifts and Attachments

If you are currently in the market for a new forklift to meet the material handling needs of you or your company, it can often be difficult to decide upon the right type of forklift, with both cost and site specific requirements playing a role in your eventual decision.
Forklift picThe decision between Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) comprising of LNG or diesel powered machines, and Battery Electric Forklifts can usually be weighed up by comparing the financial and environmental costs.
Batteries have been in a materials handling context for at least 200 years, the most common battery currently used in the materials handling industry is the lead acid battery.
The two main types of forklift are LPG and battery electric.
Which should you choose?
Ferret has broken down the pros and cons of these systems, to help you choose what is right for you. To read more, click here and find your lifting solution.


WheelieSafe Heavy Duty Electric Bin Trolley
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
WheelieSafe Heavy Duty Electric Bin Trolley
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PD20 Pallet Dispenser
Optimum Handling Solutions
Materials handling equipment can help decrease injury and fatigue in the workplace
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Fork Stackers for safe and efficient lifting
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Richmond's range of loading equipment makes materials handling safer and more efficient
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Flexible rental and hire conditions
Kennards Hire
Kennards Hire Lift and Shift provide a range of lifting machinery and equipment for temporary use in loading, unloading and moving heavy goods and cargo
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Double Scissor Lift Table
Optimum Handling Solutions
Scissor lifts for packaging and palletising. Available in electric hydraulic, static spring and mobile models
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Forklift Sweepers
Magnet Sales Australia
This handy piece of equipment hangs conveniently from forklift arms or vehicle bumpers, allowing you to ‘sweep’ contaminated areas and remove those sharp
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Cage attachments for Forklifts from Prolift Solutions
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions provide a waide range of hydraulic and non hydraulic forklift attachments
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Tailor Made Solutions for All Your Lifting Problems.
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift offers a wide variety of materials handling solutions that can be used in numerous applications
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Gantry Family by Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting has joined forces with the UK engineering company Reid Lifting, as the Australian distributor of its versatile Aluminium Portable Gantry.
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Gas, LPG, Electric and Petrol Forklifts for sale
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster offers completely new forklifts for sale, available in various models and fuel types
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Hydraulic Solutions by JC Hydraulics
JC Hydraulics
Hydraulic equipment is built for capability and strength it is useful for materials handling, earth moving equipment and mobile equipment.
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Forklift operator training
Powerlift Material Handling Pty Ltd
Accredited forklift operator training for safer, efficient and productive staff
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Forklift Accreditation available in 1, 2 or 3 day courses
Australian Forklift Training
Australian Forklift Training have 2 modern training centres in Sydney, where you can attend either a 1 day, 2 day or 3 day training course
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High Reach Forklift Licenses
Absolute Forklift Training
Absolute Training provides courses and training sessions for individuals wanting to obtain a nationally accredited Order picker licence.
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UniCarriers RX Series
Lencrow Materials Handling
Complete solutions for all your materials handling needs – Quality, reputable forklifts and warehouse handling.
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Camoplast High Performance Rubber Tracks from Bearcat Tyres
Bearcat Tyres
Track loader rubber tracks and excavator rubber tracks are hard wearing and durable, suitable for the movement of loads too large to be moved manually
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Danger Signs and Custom Safety Signs
Jabac Connections
Signage from Jabac can be used in all applications to ensure safety and traffic control
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Spare parts for industrial machinery
FORTUS
CPS supply rubber tracks and rubber pads for use in industrial machines. They also specialise in parts for excavation equipment.
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BodyGuard personal handheld tag
Orbit Communications
Proximity Detection and Warning Systems for improved workplace safety and less machinery damage
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WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd has a bin trolley for every purpose: carrying multiple bins, single very heavy bins or bin tasks that require an electrically powered trolley. Prevent OH&S injuries and increase productivity with a WheelieSafe Bin Trolley.
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Patlite Signals Distribution (Australia / NZ)
PATLITE & SIGNALFX are the world’s leading brand of Advanced Audio Visual Signalling devices, designed to improve safety, security & productivity of any machine, system, hardware, software, infrastructure. The product range includes IoT Ready LED ...
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Tsubaki Australia
Tsubaki Australia Pty Limited is a subsidiary of the Tsubakimoto Chain Co. of Japan. We are a supplier of power transmission products; industrial drive chains, attachment chains, small and large size conveyor chains; Related products include cam clutches, ...
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Tennant
At Tennant, we are passionate about developing innovative solutions to help our customers resolve their cleaning challenges. Our products are designed to sustainably clean spaces with fewer resources and reduced emissions. Our range of scrubbers are ...
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Ferret.com.au is Australia's largest and leading online directory for the manufacturing, mining, and industrial sectors. Ferret.com.au comprises the most current information on products and services across a broad range of industries, and provides qualified ...
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Enware Australia
Enware is an Australian owned and operated manufacturer and distributer of commercial and industrial plumbing and safety products. With over 75 years experience - you will find our extensive range of products and services throughout Australia and abroad. ...
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Gamma Solutions
Gamma Solutions offers advanced mobile data collection solutions. They provide printers, barcode systems, portable terminals, scanners, wireless networks, RFID systems and implementation services.
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Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting provide cranes, hoists, attachments and accessories. Specialising in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment and is a leading manufacturer of railway lifting equipment and jib cranes in Australasia.
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Warehouse By Design
Warehouse by Design is a specialised storage and materials handling company able to supply all your warehousing and storage system requirements.
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Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions supply specialised solutions that are designed to eliminate hand lifting when loading and unloading palletised goods. These equipment and materials include scissor lift tables, fork stackers, stretch wrapping equipment, racking ...
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Kennards Hire
Kennards Hire specialise in the following: Access, Air compressors, Air Tools, Automotive, Brick and Paving, Cleaning, Compaction, Concrete, Coolers, Fans and Heaters, Earthmoving, Electric Tools, Entertaining, Fastening, Floor Care, Generators, Hammers, ...
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Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd market a comprehensive range of materials handling and lifting equipment. Their range includes Jib Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Monorail Cranes, Hoists and Winches, Forklift Attachments. 
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Angus Kennard (R) and Theo Triantafillides with a Sydney FC player
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13/07/17 - Kennards Hire has signed on as the Premium Partner of Australia’s premier football club, Sydney FC for the first time.
Rent the Keysight (Agilent) AC6803A AC Power Source from Measurement Rentals
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30/08/16 - Measurement Rentals has introduced the Keysight AC6803A AC Power Source, 2000 VAm 270 V, 10 A to their extensive test and measurement rental fleet.
Tracked forklifts new to Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift had added a new line of tracked, all terrain forklifts to its hire equipment range.
Porta Powers Range from Kennards Lift & Shift
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01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift provides a range of industrial equipment including star hoists, sheave blocks, jinny wheels and minifors for hire.
Stocktake hire equipment now available from Kennards Lift & Shift
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01/08/16 - Stocktakes can be carried out more quickly and with less stress by hiring specialist equipment from Kennards Lift & Shift.
Lesson in ingenuity at historic school
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Sixteen 20-tonne capacity screw jacks from Kennards Lift and Shift were part of an innovative solution to a problem encountered during building repair work
Lifting solutions guide from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A new edition of the Kennards Lift & Shift hire equipment catalogue is more of a guide to lifting solutions than simply a list of products.
Forklift platforms by Kennards lift and shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A biannual stocktake at a huge Big W distribution warehouse was completed more quickly than normal with the help of 25 forklift work platforms.
Truck-mounted cranes
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have provided Blacktown City Council with a two-tonne tabletop truck, with a crane fitted at the back.
Retrofit automation solution now available to CNC Machine Tool Operators
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31/07/16 -  Dimac Tooling, Australia and New Zealand's leading supplier of accessories and workholding solutions for CNC milling and CNC turning machine tools
Dieci telehandler used for townhouse construction
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have supplied a Dieci telehandler on hire for the construction of a new townhouse complex.
The Kennards Lift & Shift team in Adelaide.  L to r: Peter Luczak, Mark Bakker and Steven Mikajewski
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have moved to a new location in Adelaide after outgrowing their previous premises.
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