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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.


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Snatch blocks
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Extra large snatch blocks, which can now be hired from Kennards Lift & Shift, add to the company’s growing range of accessories for crane operations.
Kennards Lift & Shift opens hire centre in Queensland
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift, which specialises in the hire of rigging and materials handling equipment, has opened a new branch in Queensland.
Kennards Lift & Shift, has a wide range of equipment to make the installation of air conditioning systems much easier
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift offer a wide range of equipment to make the installation of air conditioning systems much easier.
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
New beam lifters a smart option
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A new type of beam lifter, which is lighter than traditional hoists, provided the only option for an awkward job on a construction project in Adelaide.
Modular spreader beam used in tunnel boring machine project
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have provided a large, modular spreader beam for a delicate operation
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.
SR 450 battery-electric rubber tracked stair-climber from Kennards Lift and Shift for heavy office machines
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A major supplier has no difficulty delivering large office machines to factories, warehouses and other locations where stairs have to be navigated.
Electrodrive Tug
Supplier news
01/08/16 - An Electrodrive Tug was hired from Kennards Lift & Shift for moving heavy waste bins at a Melbourne hospital
Girder trolley
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A three tonne girder trolley from Kennards Lift & Shift was utilised in the installation of two 1.8 tonne steel staircases at Audi.

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