A quick guide to pedestrian forklifts

A quick guide to pedestrian forklifts

11/04/2019 / 205 / New Sales, News, Uncategorized
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What is a pedestrian forklift truck?

Pedestrian pallet trucks and pedestrian reach trucks are a useful alternative to larger forklift vehicles, like counterbalance forklifts. They are suitable for a range of everyday material-handling purposes, mainly moving pallets over short distances.


Compact yet powerful

Although pedestrian trucks are usually operated and steered manually via an arm and handle, they are available in powered models, increasing their load capacity.

Electric-powered pedestrian forklifts are compact, yet robust machines. This makes them ideal for warehouses and other tightly-packed environments.

Pedestrian stacker

Pedestrian reach trucks

These forklifts feature the same compact design and ease of movement that can be found in regular pallet trucks. They also feature masts, which means they can reach and stack too.

Why choose a pedestrian forklift truck?

  • Compact and manoeuvrable
  • Easy to operate
  • Versatile range of models
  • Affordable to buy and run
  • Ideal entry-level vehicle

Buying a pedestrian forklift truck

The best way to select a vehicle that’s right for you is by talking your requirements through with a forklift supplier. They will be able to help you identify what you need based on your needs, working environment and budget.

Need to discuss new or used forklifts for your site? You can get in touch with our Yorkshire forklift experts to request a site survey on 0113 393 2881 or by emailing enquiries@moorgateltd.co.uk.

Contact our friendly team for advice.

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