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4K Systems wins second Combilift award

Everybody knows that we love Combilift and now we have proof that they love us too! We have officially won our second award in three years from Combilift, this time presented to our Managing Director, [...]

Combilift Combi-PPT nominated for IFOY AWARD 2019

Combilift has been nominated as a finalist in one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry. From a large pool of applicants, just 15 products have been [...]

Here’s an offer that’s easy to handle…

2.5t capacity hand pallet trucks from £225 (ex VAT)!  The new Doosan hand pallet truck: consistently reliable Free delivery Delivery from UK PDC Easy maintenance Easy access bearing point Spare parts supplied by Doosan Heavy [...]

Power your forklifts with the sun

“If you wanted to power the entire United States with solar panels, it would take a fairly small corner of Nevada or Texas or Utah; you only need about 100 miles by 100 miles of [...]

Five reasons why you should switch to electric forklifts

Electric forklifts are becoming increasingly popular among our customer base. They help businesses reduce their total cost of ownership and streamline their operations. But what are the main reasons for warehouse managers making the switch? [...]

Needs Analysis Survey

A member of our review team will conduct an initial survey of your materials handling processes. We'll look at your whole operation, review what's effective and what isn't, and suggest the areas which could be made more efficient through new technology, training, better use of materials handling or simple procedural changes.

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The Contract Hire Minefield

There are huge variations around the industry regarding what is provided by forklift suppliers within the context of Contract Hire (which may also be referred to as Rental, Lease with maintenance or Lease without maintenance). […]

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Mezzanine Safety Enhanced For Stroud Business

After being asked to advise on the best way to safely move pallets on a mezzanine floor, 4K Systems were awarded a contract to supply 3 pallet safety gates for outdoor products business, La Hacienda, along with [...]

Manual Handling

[columnize][dropcap]M[/dropcap]any accidents are caused by lifting heavy things too often, by twisting round to stack things at the side, or by pulling loads when ‘giving a good heave’. Most can be prevented, in fact, employers [...]

10 Good Reasons

There are loads of reasons why we think you should work with us, but we’ve managed to boil it down to a top ten list… […]

Chain Reaction

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) require the thorough examination of lifting equipment at appropriate intervals to ensure its safe use. One of the most important factors in this examination is the [...]

Respond to the world around you

It’s our job to know all the options and to recommend new ways of doing what you do best. Equipment plays and important role in alot of what we do, but how many options do you [...]

The Smart Option

Here at 4K we like to give you the full picture regarding your materials handling options. There are always tangible benefits to using one type of machine over another, and we regularly supply all manner [...]

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Sema Approved Racking Inspector

If you are involved in the safety of your warehouse, you are required under Health & Safety legislation to have any storage equipment checked for defects on a regular basis. Racking should be formally assessed [...]

For safety’s sake

What safety features can you expect to find on the modern forklift truck, and more importantly, how can you ensure these features are employed correctly? […]

Our Commitment

We’ve retained 100% of our customer-base, to date. Here’s are just a few reasons why… […]

What else do you get?

Well, to put it simply… us! And by this, we mean our people. At 4K the key to our success has been a narrow ownership hierarchy.  This means that the person who manages your account is [...]

We are different. Fact.

Here’s a few reasons, why we’re not just your average forklift supplier… […]

Storage Safety

This information is produced as a guide only. Never take risks with safety – racking related or otherwise. In our experience, storage safety is one of the most neglected areas of any materials handling operation, [...]

Why 4K?

4K realise that the efficient operation of a forklift truck fleet is based upon the following components: 1. the operator; 2. the product; and 3. the service provider. […]

Forklift Checklist

Here are some important questions to bear in mind when choosing a forklift. Don’t forget, if you have any difficulties in answering these questions, we can help you find the right answers… […]

Operator Safety

You don’t need expensive computer gadgetry to be safe operating a forklift. Using a forklift safely isn’t difficult, but judging by the number of accidents each year, too many of us cut corners! […]

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FAQ’s

When you are looking to replace your forklifts, you need to consider that the equipment you currently run is quite possibly not what you need for the future. Many years may have passed since you [...]