Tag Archives: Unicarriers

FSDF member Chiltern Cold Storage Group’s day-to-day challenges include working under extreme low temperatures: The warehouses of the British specialist for temperature-controlled logistics services have temperatures between -22 and -24 degrees Celsius. The demands placed on the industrial trucks used are correspondingly high: despite the cold, the fleet must be reliable and always available for the daily handling of around 1,200 pallets. To achieve this, the logistics company relies on its long-standing partner UniCarriers. The internationally active manufacturer of industrial […]

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FSDF member UniCarriers has added a new feature to the reach trucks in its ergonomic U-TERGO® series with Mast Tilt Control (MTC). This control system for stabilising the mast now forms part of the standard equipment for all high lifting models featuring mast tilt. The function is optionally available for reach trucks with lower lift heights and can also be retrofitted in existing vehicles. With MTC, the mast stabilises 80 percent faster, thus allowing stocking and retrieving at higher speeds […]

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Talent in Logistics – working in partnership with FSDF member UniCarriers UK – will use the IMHX exhibition to host their first ever live Forklift Operator Challenge. Visitors to stand 6B190 will go head-to-head with a skilled opponent, and compete against them by demonstrating a high level of skill and accuracy. Nominees must be a qualified counterbalance lift truck operator and proof will need to be provided on the day in order to take part. Ruth Edwards, Business Manager at […]

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The logistics service provider NEX Logistics, a subsidiary of the Japanese Nippon Express, has ordered a forklift fleet from UniCarriers for its warehouse in Bedburg/Erft (Germany). Since September 2018, a total of 37 new vehicles have ensured a smooth flow of goods there. From Bedburg, NEX Logistics handles deliveries to the entire EMEA region for a customer from the electronics industry. In addition to the forklifts, FSDF member UniCarriers also supplied battery change systems solutions, which can replace the heavy […]

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The ‘Talent in Logistics’ annual event enters its third round in 2019, and FSDF member UniCarriers will again be sponsoring the ‘Forklift Operator of the Year’ competition held live at the event on 27th June 2019. This has now been announced by the international industrial truck manufacturer. At the live grand final, entrants will have to complete a number of interactive challenges, both theoretical and practical, to demonstrate their skill and talent in truck operating – with UniCarriers providing them […]

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The most important part of the truck:  FSDF member UniCarriers focuses on the driver. Dynamic Cornering Control, Fork Safe Zone, and Level Assistance System: despite all the technological refinements of an industrial truck, its most important and valuable part is the driver. That’s why UniCarriers is focusing on health and safety at LogiMAT 2019. In Hall 10 at Stand D61, the globally active developer of industrial trucks will present its ergonomic equipment and its concepts for driver health and safety […]

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Second victory in a row: As in the previous year, FSDF member UniCarriers was able to prevail against the competition at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Awards. The company received the award in the Materials Handling Equipment Provider of the Year category. The international manufacturer of material handling equipment convinced the jury with an overall solution comprising of trucks and services for complex temperature-controlled logistics processes. The winners were announced on 13 September 2018 at the TCS&D Awards […]

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FSDF would like to congratulate our winning members Yearsley Logistics – Refrigerated Transport Operator of the year Unicarriers UK – Materials handling equipment provider Carrier Transicold UK – Customer service Fowler Welch – Partnership of the Year for its work with Dairy Crest Rick Bestwick Chesterfield coldstore 3 – cold store team McCulla (Ireland) – Environmental & Sustainability XPO Logistics (Stone depot) – Health & Safety The awards took place, Thursday 13th September at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. Well done […]

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The Belgian municipality of Herstal near Liège is a paradise for all shoe lovers: The place is home to the European Distribution Center for the American shoe manufacturer Skechers. It is from this site, that the company is responsible for distributing its sports and casual shoes to the entire European market. Skechers has automated many operations in its 118.000 m2 facility to speed up processes. However, forklifts are still in demand. Some 75 FSDF member UniCarriers warehouse trucks help to […]

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The best lift truck operators from across the UK and Ireland proved their skills at the Forklift Operator of the Year competition 2018, sponsored by FSDF member UniCarriers. Dale Smith from Wilko Retail Ltd took home the esteemed title following a day of heated competition on Thursday 21st June 2018 at the Talent in Logistics Conference in Telford, West Midlands.  To be crowned Forklift Operator of the Year, Dale had to demonstrate his talent to expert judges during a series […]

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