All posts by Anne Marshall

January 2020

January is turning out to be a busy month for Stackers Training with courses running at our training centre as well as on customer premises in Banbury, Leighton Buzzard, Norwich, Wallingford and Reading.   We are also training on a variety of trucks this month – counterbalance, reach, pedestr ..
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Stackers Training celebrates it’s 20th Birthday in 2020

Happy New Year to all our customers and trainees.     Stackers Training celebrates it’s 20th birthday this year – 20 years since it was founded by Nick Marshall in early 2000.   Stackers has come a long way since then and now has a team of RTITB registered instructors and it’s o ..
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

This week we’re training at a garden centre near Staines-upon-Thames in Middlesex.  The Christmas displays are wonderful and the centre is busy with shoppers preparing for the big day.   Staines was renamed Staines-upon-Thames in 2012.  The town is inside the M25 motorway, 17 miles south-we ..
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IMHX to increase frequency to every other year

The International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) is increasing it’s frequency to every two years.  This means that the next event will be 14 – 16 September 2021 at the NEC, Birmingham.   The show has been held every 3 years since it was launched in 2001 but research has demonstrated ..
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Training in Woodstock

This week we’ve been carrying out novice training in Woodstock, as well as training on customer premises in Banbury and Booker, Buckinghamshire.   Woodstock is a historic market town, just to the north of Oxford.  It grew up as a coach stop around the Royal Hunting Lodge, which later became ..
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Linde Celebrates 70 years at Basingstoke

As a regular user of Linde forklift trucks (and having four Linde trucks at our training centre near Banbury) we were interested to learn that Linde is celebrating 70 years at their Basingstoke site.   Linde has a strong heritage in the UK, they first started out in 1943 under the name of Lansi ..
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1st – 31st October – Safety Month

During October, for the last 11 years, the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has annually campaigned to help raise awareness of key issues affecting forklift truck safety.   A forklift truck is one of the most useful pieces of workplace equipment but also one of the most dangerous.  On averag ..
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Training in Kent, the Garden of England

    Yesterday we provided refresher training on a counterbalance truck at a garden centre just outside Maidstone in Kent.  We have trained on this site on a number of occasions in the past and it is always a pleasure to return to this lovely, flagship garden centre.   Maidstone is th ..
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Ladies raise money for Horton General Hospital, Banbury

  On Saturday 28th September 2019, we held the third of our Ladies forklift experience sessions at our training centre at Apollo Park, near Banbury.   We would like to thank all the ladies who attended this event for a very worthwhile cause.  We are delighted to have raised £240 for the ..
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