Tag Archives: Flexi Narrow Aisle

FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced that remanufactured machines in its Flexi ECO AC range of ‘second life’ articulated reach trucks are now offered with the same factory warranty terms as new-build Flexi units. “Demand for articulated VNA equipment is growing and, as more companies opt to supplement their materials handling fleets with Flexi VNA units, rebuilt trucks offer a highly cost efficient proposition,” says John Maguire, managing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd. He continues: “Our Flexi ECO AC […]

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The Lithium-Ion age

09/04/2019

From the highpoint of the 1960’s when nearly 70 per cent of all lift trucks sold had IC engines, the IC-engine-powered forklift has seen its share of the global forklift sales market steadily eroded by the growing popularity of battery-driven trucks. And LP Gas-powered truck sales have been hit particularly hard. “Sales of LP Gas-powered warehouse trucks have been declining for a while for several reasons,” says John Maguire, managing director of FSDF Member Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of […]

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Management led by Managing Director, John Maguire, have acquired a controlling share in FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd – the manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions – and its rental division. The move follows the decision by Narrow Aisle’s founder, Peter Wooldridge, and Group Finance Director, Cedric Randle, to step back from their day-to-day executive responsibilities with the company. Key management stakeholders within Narrow Aisle also include Donald Houston and Jim Porter who have joined […]

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FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions, has announced a major investment strategy that will allow the company to significantly increase output at its UK production site over the next three years. The extra capacity is required to meet the sustained and growing demand for Flexi trucks from third party logistics specialists as well as own-account warehouse operators across a diverse range of industry sectors – both in the UK and […]

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FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions – is experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for its range of short-term rental (STR) trucks.  “Customers who operate warehouses feel they need to bolster their material handling fleets with extra vehicles to cope with the additional goods they are storing on behalf of companies that are stockpiling products to ensure their business is not affected by possible future customs or port delays,” says Narrow […]

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Visitors to Logimat 2019 will be able to review the extensive range of Flexi articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions designed and manufactured by FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd. Models in the Flexi range can operate in aisleways as narrow 1.6 metres and are designed to improve storage, handling and customer order assembly efficiency in manufacturing and logistics environments. Among the models on display at Logimat will be a recently upgraded version of the Flexi LITE. The Flexi LITE is designed for applications where […]

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FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced that its popular Flexi LITE articulated lift truck model is now available with an integrated four-stage ‘Quad’ lift mast. As its name suggests, the Flexi LITE was originally designed for applications where trucks have to weigh as little as possible – such as facilities where trucks are required to travel across loading bay dock plates into vehicles or to be moved in goods lifts between floors. But, with the addition of the ultra-low […]

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Doubling up

21/08/2018

The introduction of a very narrow aisle storage layout and FSDF member Flexi articulated truck technology has allowed H2Ecommerce to increase the capacity of its site in Crewe by 100 per cent. Based in Cheshire, H2Ecommerce (H2E) undertake pallet storage warehousing along with a range of retail fulfilment and logistics services on behalf of a string of clients spread across industries as diverse as printing and pet supplies. The company operates from a modern 27,0000 sq ft facility in Crewe […]

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FSDF member Narrow Aisle, a leading manufacturer of very narrow aisle (VNA) materials handling equipment, has extended its contract with Ctrack, an Inseego company, for the provision of an advanced telematics solution. Under the three-year deal, the company will continue using the web-based Ctrack Online vehicle tracking system to monitor a fleet of vans used by its nationwide network of service engineers. Narrow Aisle has gained added visibility and control over its fleet operation since adopting Ctrack Online, supporting its […]

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Following a successful external audit by the British Standards Institute (BSI), FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions – has been accredited with ISO9001: 2015 certification. ISO9001:2015 is the latest version of the ISO9001 quality management standards and replaces ISO9001:2008. Narrow Aisle has held ISO9001 status since 1995 – an uninterrupted period of 23 years. John Maguire, Narrow Aisle’s commercial director, commented: “We are all very proud of the work we […]

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