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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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Electric Forklifts – Lead-Acid or Lithium-ion?

With the electrification of forklift truck fleets becoming more popular, which battery technology should you choose? Lead acid or Lithium ion?   Lead-acid remains the most commercially available option, no doubt it will remain a popular choice for years to come.  Lead-acid batteries are vastly ..
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Training at London Football Club

As well as providing training on reach, counterbalance and pedestrian stacker trucks at our training centre at Apollo Park, Wroxton, near Banbury, we also carry out training on customer premises.  We recently carried out some pallet truck training at a London Football Club.  This was the second ti ..
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RTITB Annual Accreditation Audit

Today, Matt Orrin, Training Accreditation Auditor, from the Road Transport Industry Training Board visited us at our training centre to carry out our annual accreditation audit.   There is a lengthy list of requirements that need to be in place to obtain RTITB accreditation and various items ar ..
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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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