Specify your type of Forklift
Folkestone Forklifts is designed to help you get the right second hand forklifts to meet your needs.
The type of second hand forklifts you need will depend upon several factors, including lift height, lift capacity, fuel type and hours of work.
We will help you to specify your needs to get the second hand forklifts you are looking for. The process is quick and painless.
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Search for Forklift Dealers
Once you have identified your requirements we will search the biggest UK network of forklift suppliers for you.
The system is location based so the starting point of your search for second hand forklifts will always be those suppliers that are closest to you.
In most cases we are able to identify suppliers that are relatively local.
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Select the best Forklift
Folkestone Forklifts uses the results of the search carried out by the Forklift Network to identify up to four suppliers who can supply you with second hand forklifts to meet you specification.
We will ask them to contact you directly with a quote.
We will also send you their contact details so you know exactly who will be contacting you and allow you to contact them.
“thank you for your contacts they were all excellent - we will use the service again” - Craig Barnshaw Enquiry Ref 416181
Tips for second hand forklifts in and around uk
Whilst looking for second hand forklifts in and around uk you should be aware that a bakery was fined £25,000 plus costs of £30,000 following an accident in which an employee was killed and another severely injured when they used a forklift to raise a 2 tonne dough mixing machine in order to access a broken drive belt.
While you are researching second hand forklifts in and around uk it is worth knowing that that most forklift dealers profit from servicing their equipment rather than sales. Most reputable forklift dealers will have a service vehicle you can use while your machine is out of action and can usually repair your forklift on your site.
While investigating second hand forklifts in and around uk you might wish to be aware that a forklift driver also has a legal duty to ensure the safety of others. In one case a forklift driver working at a sawmill was fined £1,750 plus costs after an incident in which he hit a fellow employee causing a fractured pelvis, cuts and bruises. The driver''s vision was impaired by the load he was carrying. In this case the employer had employed an in-house forklift truck trainer and the driver had received regular refresher training and re-testing and as a result it was the employee not the employer that was fined for this incident.
When you are looking for second hand forklifts in and around uk bear in mind that that forklift trucks are a highly mobile commodity with a turnover rate similar to that of the motor trade. They are constantly bought and sold and some people and businesses make a living out of purchasing forklifts at auctions and selling them on at a profit.