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Acclaim Grows by expanding Merseyside service center
Mar 2021
Acclaim Grows by expanding Merseyside service center

We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our growing network of depots with the expansion of a new fully-fledged service centre in Prescot, Merseyside, on-site with our longstanding customer Newsprinters Ltd. The new facility incorporates a large storage area to hold new forklift truck stock as well as spare parts, A ready to go short term […]

Acclaim’s Operator & Instructor Training remains fully open.
Feb 2021
Acclaim’s Operator & Instructor Training remains fully open.

For some organisations, training has slid down the priority list of company operations and this of course can have safety implications. Quality Operator forklift truck Training is critical to ensure your working environment is safe and that your machinery operates efficiently. Due to these safety concerns, the Government released a statement urging all organisations during […]

Acclaim Handling increases service presence on the South Coast
Jan 2021
Acclaim Handling increases service presence on the South Coast

Acclaim has recently acquired our fellow Hyundai Dealer, Euro Trucks Direct (South) Ltd who we welcome into the Acclaim family. Euro Trucks were founded by Brian Hamblin in 2004 and are the original importer for Hyundai Materials Handling in the UK. Since its inception, Euro Trucks have continued to develop a strong reputation within the Materials Handling […]

What’s Included In a Materials Handling Site Survey?
Dec 2020
What’s Included In a Materials Handling Site Survey?

What’s included in a site survey? A site survey is one of our trained industry professionals visits a workspace (typically a warehouse, dock or distribution centre) where materials handling equipment is used. While on-site they inspect all aspects of the workspace; Racking, existing MHE Equipment, Doorways, Floorspace and the Carried Loads. Their intent is to use […]

Acclaim Handling Achieves SafePQQ Certification
Nov 2020
Acclaim Handling Achieves SafePQQ Certification

We are proud to announce that Acclaim Handling has now also achieved SafeContractor SafePQQ verification In addition to us already being awarded the SafeContractor Certification.   What is SafePQQ? SafePQQ is an extension of the SafeContractor health and safety contractor management system, it promotes greater visibility and transparency and shows that here at Acclaim Handling we are dedicated to being a safe, sustainable […]

Could Virtual Reality be the future of Forklift Training?
Oct 2020
Could Virtual Reality be the future of Forklift Training?

As virtual reality becomes more common in our personal lives, it may also become common in our professional lives, Virtual reality forklift training is a new and exciting development for the materials handling industry. There isn’t a single company on the planet using materials handling equipment that can survive without well-trained operators.   Can virtual […]

How Do Stair Climbing Trolleys Work?
Sep 2020
How Do Stair Climbing Trolleys Work?

Question: How do Stair Climbing Trolleys work?   Answer: A Powered stair climbing trolley works via an electric motor which powers a mechanical push arm or a set of Rotating tracks, pushing both the Stair climber and load up the stairs. This can also be used in reverse to guide a heavy load down a set of stairs. […]

Specialist Forklift Trucks & Accessories
Aug 2020
Specialist Forklift Trucks & Accessories

The aim of this blog is to provide a brief overview of the different types of specialist fork lift trucks and accessories in order to make the reader better aware of the enormous variety of equipment available on the market.   Explosion Proofing Forklifts Industries that produce, store, or distribute flammable materials need to be aware […]

Top Health & Safety Accreditation Awarded to Acclaim Handling
Jul 2020
Top Health & Safety Accreditation Awarded to Acclaim Handling

Here at Acclaim Handling, we are pleased to announce that we have been awarded an accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.   This accreditation as a Safecontractor Approved Forklift Company complements our existing accreditations to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 as part of our long standing commitment to keeping up the best Health & […]

Coronavirus Update from Acclaim Handling – Dated 25/03/2020
Mar 2020
Coronavirus Update from Acclaim Handling – Dated 25/03/2020

Coronavirus Update from Acclaim Handling – Dated 25/03/2020 Health and safety is the number one priority to Acclaim Handling and the Corona virus presents a risk to all of our  health. Acclaim Handling are taking an approach to ensuring these risks are minimised for our team members as well as our customers, while ensuring the […]