Better visibility for truck drivers
23 January 2013
The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of two Combilift 4-way forklifts after winning a new contract with a timber company, which hugely increased timber volumes handled. "We needed to reduce aisle widths to cr
"We needed to reduce aisle widths to create maximum storage space," says Paul Osborne, development engineer. "The Combilifts' 4-way ability enables them to work in narrow confines and we can now accommodate 30% more packs." The trucks have XL style driver cabs and air conditioning for a high level of operator comfort.
Travelling sideways with long loads resting on the platform also offers much better visibility for drivers and is much safer than reversing a counterbalance truck, says the Combilift.