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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.


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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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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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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PD20 Pallet Dispenser
Optimum Handling Solutions
Materials handling equipment can help decrease injury and fatigue in the workplace
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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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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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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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Forklift Hire Services from Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment
Forklifts for Hire from Crown Equipment come in a vast range to suit all needs with Forklift Training and licensing also offered.
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Roadside Truck Assistance by TEN-24
Tyres4U
TEN-24 Roadside Truck Tyre Service provides emergency roadside assistance for trucks.
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Forklift rentals are fully tax deductible and offered at competitive rates
Lencrow Materials Handling
Lencrow's materials handling equipment hire includes forklift and driver, casual hire, long term contract and fleet management options
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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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GoGetta fund various businesses including construction
GoGetta Equipment Funding
Rental solutions for efficient and cost effective equipment funding
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Forklift Fleet Management from Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment
Forklift Fleet Management Systems from Crown Equipment incorporate a range of equipment to monitor fleet saving paper and time.
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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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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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Forklift Service and Repairs Australia-wide
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster's fully equipped service vans, service centres and branches Australia wide ensure indutry leading response and efficient service
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Powerlift Material Handling offer a wide range of new rental forklifts including pedestrian stackers, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet stackers, electric Nissan Forklift Trucks and LPG Forklift Trucks.
Powerlift Material Handling Pty Ltd
New and used reliable forklift and warehouse equipment rentals for warehouse storage and lifting applications
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Eco friendly LPG forklifts from Powelift Materials Handling
Powerlift Material Handling Pty Ltd
LPG Forklifts perform in lifting, transporting and positioning large bulk material loads whilst also being eco friendly by using LPG
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Richmond Wheels and Castors
Established in Victoria in 1958, Richmond Wheels and Castors have been designing materials handling equipment including wheels and castors, pallet trucks and pipe rollers. 
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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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Phoenix Lifting
With their expertise and extensive range of quality products, Phoenix Lifting offer customers the very best in lifting solutions. Products include cranes, hoists and winches, drum handling equipment, forklift attachments and crane attachments.  ...
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Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
Brevini Australia manufacture power transmission units and supply a number of gearboxes, winches, ancillaries, modules housings, shafting bearings and a number of other related products and services. With the head office in Sydney, Brevini operate ...
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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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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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Australian Warehousing Association Inc.
Australian Warehousing Association Inc. (AusWA) is the peak body of the Australian Warehousing Companies and offers a wide range of educational, consultancy, auditing and recruitment services to their members. Australian Warehousing Association Inc. ...
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Quicklift Crane Hire specialise in crane hire equipment and services including all terrain cranes, truck mounted cranes, pick & carry cranes, city cranes, mini crawler cranes, forklifts, conventional forklifts, crane trucks, rigging equipment, machinery ...
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Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer
Supplier news
12/05/18 - Gamma Solutions introduces the Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer recommended for forklift applications.
Angus Kennard (R) and Theo Triantafillides with a Sydney FC player
Supplier news
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
Supplier news
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
Supplier news
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
Editorial
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.
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5700 Highlights
Highlights of Tennant's 5700 Industrial Walk-behind Scrubber.
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T17 Highlights
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T12 Highlights
The T12 is a versatile, compact floor scrubber. Find out about the product features in this video.
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S5 Demo
Demonstration of the Tennant S5 Walk-behind Sweeper.
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S10 Features
Features overview of the Tennant S10 Industrial Walk-behind Sweeper.
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Compact Commercial Products
Find out more about our compact commercial product range including the T1, E5 and R3.
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B10 Highlights
Learn about our B10 Battery Ride-on Burnisher
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S30 Highlights
Product highlights for the Tennant S30 Ride-on Sweeper.
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T5 Highlights
Product highlights of Tennant's T5 Walk-behind scrubber.
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ec-H2O NanoClean Overview
Introducing detergent-free scrubbing technology ec-h2O NanoClean.
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Phoenix Lifting Vacuum Lifting System
Manually handling sacks is extremely heavy going on operators and carries a high risk of injury. This is the reason why lifting sacks is one of the top 10 most common applications where the VacuEasylift has been used. The VacuEasylift has been developed ...
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