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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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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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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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Pallet dispensers from Optimum Handling Solutions
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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Mobile Scissor Lifts from Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions
Scissor lifts for packaging and palletising. Available in electric hydraulic, static spring and mobile models
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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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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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GoGetta fund various businesses including construction
GoGetta Equipment Funding
Rental solutions for efficient and cost effective equipment funding
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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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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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Gel-TAC has high temperature performance and doesn't contain chlorinated solvents
CRC Industries (Australia)
Gel-TAC is a multipurpose lubricant that is easy to apply and can be used in the home, work shop or on highly loaded reciprocal moving parts and forklifts.
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Engine Counterbalance Forklifts from Powerlift Material Handling
Powerlift Material Handling Pty Ltd
Powerlift Material Handling provide the HC Engine Counterbalance Forklift, with a 1.8 tonne capacity.
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Personnel safety work platforms for forklifts
Materials Handling P/L
Safety work platforms and work cages are supplied with load test certificates, ensuring the products comply with the highest quality safety standards
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Lifts and cranes, safe for your workers
Spacepac Industries
The Spacepac range of lifting equipment is ideal in all commercial and industrial warehousing to ensure correct transport of all heavy products.
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Forklift Batteries from Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment
Crown Forklift Batteries are adaptable as they can be installed in electric forklifts of any make and model and also provide battery repairs
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Forklift mounted vacuum lifter
Materials Handling P/L
A selection of hydraulic and non-hydraulic forklift attachments that are simple to connect, versatile and enhance operator security
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Forklift Parts from Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment
Forklift Spare Parts from Crown are available from their large parts Distribution Centre with parts available for delivery within 24 hours.
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Corporate Forklift onsite training
Absolute Forklift Training
Absolute Training Sydney offer a range of Forklift courses depending on your skill set and needs.
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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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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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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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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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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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Colby Storage Solutions
Colby is one of Australia's best known and respected brands of innovative, high quality storage solutions. With more than 50 years experience in providing reliable and cost effective solutions, Colby combines the flexibility of a national network of ...
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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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Dematic
Dematic develops tailored solutions for the retail and wholesale distribution, consumer direct, grocery, food and beverage and manufacturing industries as well as the transport sector and 3PL's. As a systems integrator and product specialist, Dematic ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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
Supplier news
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.
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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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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