Category Archives: Industry Focus

Got a Demanding Pallet Job? It’s Time to Call in the Specialists

For specialised pallet work, you need a specialist pallet truck. In this blog, we’re featuring two of our specialist trucks which are designed to help you tackle your most demanding pallet jobs with ease. Introducing the Long Pallet Jack If you need to lift large, unusual, or heavy loads, then the long pallet jack is […]

Pallet Truck Versus Pallet Dolly: Which is Best For Your Business

If you own or manage a warehouse or factory, you’re probably familiar with pallet trucks. They are a great piece of equipment for warehouses, distribution centres, delivery depots, storage facilities, factories, and just about anywhere else where heavy loads are transported throughout the working day. They help speed up productivity and remove the need for […]

Will Robots Take Over Your Job?

In these days of austerity and Brexit, job security is becoming less common, and it seems there’s one more challenge on the horizon for some people – artificial intelligence. Robots can perform tasks faster and more efficiently than a human being, so jobs that are highly-repetitive and that don’t need specialist training might be prone […]

Welcome to the Office of the Future

You can never stop the hands of time, and the constant changes we’re faced with both at home and in the workplace. Ever wondered what the future might bring for your workplace? (no, we don’t mean Brexit-related concerns). Here’s what the workplace of the future might look like. You’ll be able to attend a meeting […]

A Small Business Owners Guide to Setting Up a Warehouse

A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Setting Up a Warehouse So you set up your own business and keeping stock in your garage or a storeroom at your premises was working out great, until your business started to grow. And now you’re panicking about where to keep everything. Maybe it’s time to set up a […]

Make Easy Work of Storing Small Parts

Make Easy Work of Storing Small Parts If you own or manage a busy warehouse or factory, you’ll know how annoying and costly it can be to constantly be misplacing small parts and components. You might have no proper storage system, or employees might always put them in the wrong place; whatever it is, not […]

Make Cleaning Easy with the Right Trolley

Make Cleaning Easy with the Right Trolley Cleaning trolleys are versatile mobile workstations for caretakers, cleaners, mechanics, or warehouse operatives. They’re lightweight and easy to manoeuvre and have the capacity to store a variety of tools, chemicals, and waste disposal items. Which cleaning trolley is right for you? Are you cleaning a small or large […]

How to Store and Handle Cylinders and Drums Safely

How to Store and Handle Cylinders and Drums Safely Cylinders and drums are frequently used in industry to store compressed gases and toxic or flammable liquids. You might not think that the contents of a single drum or cylinder can cause harm but actually it can. This is why they need to be stored and […]

The Biggest Warehouse Problems and How to Solve Them

The Biggest Warehouse Problems and How to Solve Them If you run a warehouse, it’s crucial that you’re efficient and organised to stay one step ahead of your competitors. Like any business, there are pitfalls you’ll come across, but we’ve put together some handy tips to help you overcome them. The problem: Lack of space […]

Weigh and Move Goods at the Same Time with a Weigh Scale Pallet Truck

Weigh and Move Goods at the Same Time with a Weigh Scale Pallet Truck A pallet truck scale is often used in warehouses, shipping areas, and other industrial environments to lift, move, and weigh goods all at the same time. This really helps to speed up business operations as there’s no need for goods to […]

Why Your Business Needs a Lift Table

Why Your Business Needs a Lift Table A lift table is a platform or table that can be raised or lowered to a desired height. It’s a very useful piece of kit to have for businesses where heavy goods need to be lifted on a daily basis. Equipment like this virtually eliminates the possibility that […]

Make DIY a Breeze with the Right Trolley

Make DIY a Breeze with the Right Trolley If you own a DIY store or you work in one, you’ll know that you’re coming up to one of your busiest times of the year. The Easter Weekend is a prime time for people across Britain to tackle some of the jobs they’ve been meaning to […]

All About Dollies

All About Dollies A dolly can either be an upright hand truck with 2 wheels or a platform style piece of equipment with 4 wheels. Both types are incredibly versatile and make light work of moving items that are too heavy to carry, either at home or in the workplace. Commercially, they’re an excellent choice […]

How to Maintain a Forklift Truck

How to Maintain a Forklift Truck A forklift can make your business operations much more efficient, and they can be expensive, so it makes sense that once you’ve invested in one, you should keep it well maintained. A good forklift can last for at least 10 years if it’s cared for. There are many different […]

How to Keep Industrial Equipment Well-Maintained

How to Keep Industrial Equipment Well-Maintained You want your workplace to be efficient, productive, and safe, so you spend a wad of cash on some top of the range equipment to help you get the job done. But once you have the equipment, if you don’t keep it well-maintained, it won’t do its job as […]

Industrial Trailers Made Easy

Industrial Trailers Made Easy Lifting and transporting loads is a necessary task in any workplace. When efficiency and safety is important, and space is at a premium, you need the right equipment to help you complete tasks that involve materials handling. Here at Trucks and Trolleys, we have just what you need. Our industrial trucks […]

How do I Choose the Right Truck or Trolley?

How do I choose the right truck or trolley? If you have to move items around in the course of your business, whether they are light or heavy, it makes life easier for your employees and it will make your business a whole lot more efficient if you invest in the right equipment for the […]

The Good Trolley Guide

The Good Trolley Guide If you handle different goods day in, day out in your place of work, you need to do it as safely and efficiently as possible. There are plenty of trolleys out there, but not all trolleys are equal. You need to choose a trolley that is suitable for the goods you’re […]

New Year’s Safety Resolutions You Should Make for Your Business

New Year’s Safety Resolutions You Should Make for Your Business No matter how safe you consider your workplace to be, there’s always room for improvement. Health and safety is often one of those topics that is treated like a tick box exercise or that is met with eye rolls when it is discussed, but having […]