Home > Materials Handling and Access Equipment

Materials Handling and Access Equipment

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.


Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
Magnet Sales Australia
Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
View full info
Slewing jib cranes from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Lifting loads just got easier with Vector's full range of practical and versatile cranes and hoists,
View full info
Lifting Handling Equipment, Pneumatic Hoists, Explosion Proof Hoists, Portable Hoists
Vector Lifting
Electric and pneumatic hoists enable you to lift a variety of heavy objects. They ensure safety comes first in your workplace.
View full info
Trailer Floor Systems
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Trailer Floor Systems
View full info
PT1500 Powered Turn Table
Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions provide a range of manual and automatic pallet turntables for a variety of applications.
View full info
Self contained pasteurisers for small batch testing
Hipex
Pasteurisation systems break off undesired micro organisms and fibres from a product ensuring it is ready to be safely sold
View full info
Composite Hoses
RADCOFLEX Australia
RADCOFLEX offers a whole range of genuine Australian manufactured composite hoses, assemblies and hose fittings
View full info
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
View full info
Aerosol Monitors
TechRentals Pty Ltd
A wide range of Physical Measurement and Non Destructive Test Equipment from TechRentals available for rent or purchase with many applications.
View full info
AMF's Ferrite magnets have a good resistance to demagnetisation and are stable in a range of temperatures
AMF Magnetics
AMF provides powerful and reliable industrial magnets in all shapes and sizes for various industries including aerospace, manufacturing and mining.
View full info
250-750kg Goods Lift 001
Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions provide a range of goods hoist for the safe and efficient movement of products.
View full info
Climb2 Modular Access Ladder Systems and Vertical Lifelines
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Climb2 Modular Access Ladder Systems and Vertical Lifelines
View full info
Measure various force and load capacities
Bestech Australia
Force transducers and load cells come in range of capacities to suit any application
View full info
Fork Stackers for safe and efficient lifting
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Richmond's range of loading equipment makes materials handling safer and more efficient
View full info
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.
View full info
Robust and Reliable Magnetic Lifters from AMF Magnetics
AMF Magnetics
Magnetic lifters from AMF Magnetics are a strong and effective alternative to traditional lifting equipment.
View full info
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
View full info
VEGAMIP Microwave Switch for Level detection
VEGA Australia
VEGAMIP 61 microwave switches or barriers are sturdy, immune to grime build up and are consistently dependable even in intense process conditions.
View full info
Pallet
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Pallet handling Solutions from ICA
View full info
Cart Handling
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Cart Handling Systems from Industrial Conveying
View full info
Magnet Sales Australia
Magnet Sales Australia are distributors of high quality magnetic equipment for the welding, fabrication, woodworking and lifting industries. With a direct focus on improving the safety, efficiency and productivity of industrial operations, we provide ...
Contact us
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.
Contact us
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 ...
Contact us
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. ...
Contact us
Enware Australia
Enware celebrates 80 years in business in 2018. We are an Australian owned & managed company who for more than 30 years has been manufacturing first response emergency shower and eye wash systems. we are renowned for our innovation, high quality and ...
Contact us
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. 
Contact us
Giant Inflatables Industrial
Giant Inflatables Industrial supplies inflatable blast booths, workshops and temporary portable shelters for industry, as well as a huge range of pipe plugs and duct and vent stoppers. Their custom designed solutions will find a cost effective solution ...
Contact us
Australian Industrial Truck Association
The Australian Industrial Truck Association (AITA) represents the interests of the major suppliers of lift trucks and associated equipment in Australia. The major focus of AITA is to ensure the highest possible standards of performance, safety ...
Contact us
Compressed Air Australia
Compressed Air Australia offers high quality, energy-conserving solutions that solve problems in industrial plants. Compressed Air is a leading distributor of: EXAIR compressed air products that blow off, vacuum, cool, vent, dry, convey and neutralise ...
Contact us
PACKSPEC
PACKSPEC, a packaging supplier and importer of paperboard recyclable pallets with two tonne capacity.
Contact us
Australian Beverages Council Ltd
The Australian non-alcoholic beverages industry through its industry association The Australian Beverages Council Ltd (ABCL) is committed to providing consumers with accurate information about the role of commercial beverages to Australians’ diets. Members ...
Contact us
Hipex
Hipex is an Australian company that specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of heat exchangers, equipment and systems for the food processing industry. Their experienced staff have knowledge in almost all areas of the food processing industry, ...
Contact us
By Type
The 500-ton process crane in Kranbau Köthen's production facility. The energy chain from igus can be seen.
Supplier news
23/06/19 - The Kranbau Köthen GmbH has built a process crane featuring a lifting capacity of 500 tons.
By combining pallet technology with innovative engineering, Australian businesses can now be provided with a turnkey palletising solution for any requirement.
Supplier news
25/11/18 - ICA has developed fixed and purpose-built systems for a demanding market serious about making transport systems a de facto storage solution.
The beverage industry now has access to a one-stop shop for world-class materials handling systems.
Supplier news
18/11/18 - Materials handling specialist Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd is making their presence felt quite strongly in the Australian beverage industry.
ICA engineers work very closely with clients to design, commission and complete the new materials handling system
Supplier news
11/11/18 - Industrial Conveying (Aust) can help facilities completely overhaul their outdated materials handling systems with very little disruption.
Porta-Davit Quantum davit crane
Supplier news
29/10/18 - Vector Lifting presents the Porta-Davit Quantum, an ultralight, rapidly deployable davit crane system weighing just 18.5kg.
With ICA’s automated handling solutions, loads are prepared on the loading dock
Supplier news
08/10/18 - ICA offers complete automated handling solutions for bulk loading and unloading of palletised products into, and out of trucks, containers and warehouses.
South of Perth Yacht Club
Supplier news
12/08/18 - Vector Lifting has designed and developed a specialised yachting jib crane that minimises risk, environmental damage and costs.
New luffing winch from Vector Lifting
Supplier news
12/08/18 - Vector Lifting recently manufactured a new luffing winch for an iron ore stacker.
Heavy Duty Line Vacs are powerful in-line conveyors that transport high volumes of material through ordinary hose or tube
Supplier news
12/07/18 - Compressed Air Australia introduces a new line of heavy duty air powered conveyors from EXAIR, designed for rugged, industrial applications.
Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer
Supplier news
12/05/18 - Gamma Solutions introduces the Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer recommended for forklift applications.
Portaboom has transformed traffic management by enhancing the safety aspect
Supplier news
10/12/17 - Kennards Hire has introduced a new portable boom gate to their broad traffic management product range.
A recent installation at a new BWS store in Chadstone, Victoria
Supplier news
06/12/17 - The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) is the preferred supplier of portable fencing to the BWS liquor group across Australia.
 Heavy Duty Screw Jack Systems Australia - ZIMM
The ZIMM Screw Jack range is a modular system of components that can be combined to deliver you a complete lifting and handling solution.
T.E.A. Transmissions
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Turck Australia
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Turck Australia
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia
M08 Sensor Series
M08 Sensor Series
Turck Australia
COMPLIANCE WITH D1/D2 OF THE BCA – EMERGENCY EGRESS
COMPLIANCE WITH D1/D2 OF THE BCA – EMERGENCY EGRESS
The Australian Trellis Door Company
WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Jemmy 1
Jemmy 1
The Australian Trellis Door Company
IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Pull Test
Pull Test
The Australian Trellis Door Company
CLIMBING TEST/TEMP FENCING
CLIMBING TEST/TEMP FENCING
The Australian Trellis Door Company
MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
The Australian Trellis Door Company

Newsletter sign-up

The latest products and news delivered to your inbox