All posts by Anne Marshall

IMHX 2019

IMHX is the largest event in the UK for professionals within the logistics, supply chain and materials handling industries.  It is held at the NEC, Birmingham from 24th – 27th September and it is free to attend, you just need to register your place by visiting the IMHX website (https://www.imhx.n ..
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Training in Daventry, Northamptonshire

  This week we’ve been providing counterbalance refresher training for a new customer on one of Daventry’s industrial estates.   Daventry is a historic market town in Northamptonshire boasting a mix of independent shopping outlets and national retailers.   As the town’s populat ..
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The Benefits of Accredited Training

Sometime ago we wrote an article on “In house” training versus accredited training https://stackerstraining.co.uk/in-house-training-versus-accredited-training/   The ABA (Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport) have now produced a leaflet detailing the benefits of accredited ..
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National Forklift Safety Day – 11th June 2019

The National Forklift Safety day was established 6 years ago by the Industrial Truck Association in the USA.  It is now being championed by BITA (British Industrial Truck Association) and the HSE in the UK and will be held on 11th June this year.   It is part of a global promotion to raise awaren ..
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RTITB Regional Members Meeting

Yesterday we attended the RTITB’s Regional Members Meeting in Milton Keynes. It was a very interesting and useful morning and we were updated on various matters including: Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) update including the new leaflet produced by the ABA – click below to view this ABA Lea ..
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Training far and wide this week

As well as training taking place at our training centre near Banbury this week, we have instructors training in several other locations.   On Monday, we carried out counterbalance refresher training at a garden centre in Suffolk. For the next few days we are providing telescopic training near G ..
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First Ladies Forklift Experience Session is a success!

On Saturday 6th April, 8 ladies took place in a forklift experience session at our training centre at Apollo Park, near Banbury.   As part of the International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme #BalanceforBetter, we are encouraging ladies to come and have a go at driving a forklift truck throu ..
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Cherwell Business Awards 2019

We were delighted to find out last week that we have been selected as a finalist for the Micro Business Award in the 2019 Cherwell Business Awards.  We were selected by the category sponsor, Bicester Vision, Bicester Chamber and Wednesday Business Club.   There are 11 awards in total and the w ..
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The truth about forklift licences

A forklift licence is different from a car driving licence in a few ways.  Once you pass your driving test in a car no follow up training is required.  However, it is recommended that refresher training is carried out every 3 years for forklift operators to ensure that they maintain good driving h ..
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