Please contact us with any enquiries.

Call us on
01245 322 252

Please contact us with any enquiries.

Call us on
01245 322 252

Materials Handling Made Easy!

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Fork Truck Direct have won awards for being Doosan’s leading independent distributor, selling in excess of 1800 new Doosan forklifts since becoming a dealer.



Here at Fork Truck Direct we have in excess of 1000 trucks in our hire and rental fleets, including both new and refurbished trucks, all of which are LOLER certified.



We provide the fastest and most efficient service in Essex & Suffolk. As a result, in the last 10 years, our customer service business has grown by over 300%.



We are very proud of our parts capabilities and liaise closely with our major suppliers. We deliver 95% of parts within 24 hours.

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Fork Truck Direct specialise in the sales, hire and servicing of forklift trucks, container handlers and other material handling equipment.

Established in 1995, we are an independent forklift truck company that provide materials handling equipment to a wide range of industries across Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and East London.

We are distributors for the market leading brands of Doosan, Combilift, Narrow Aisle Flexi and Heli forklift trucks.

We also provide expertise into the latest technology within the material handling industry such as the integration of Lithium-Ion CATL batteries into counter balance forklift trucks.

Fork Truck Direct can guarantee exceptional value and service, offering the most efficient and cost effective materials handling solution available.

For more information contact us on 01245 322252 or email us at sales@forktruckdirect.ltd.uk

From our depot in Essex we cover many areas including Bury St Edmunds,
, Sudbury, Haverhill, Thurrock, Colchester, Felixstowe, Basildon, Southend, Hertfordshire and Braintree.

    Our Customers....

    We work with companies of all shapes and sizes, but here are just a few of the brands you might recognise

  • Premium Cyder specialists Aspall, is one of the ten oldest family businesses in the UK. For the past eight years, Doosan’s Pro-5 forklifts have helped to bring a little extra fizz to the 285 year old Suffolk site.

    ASPALL View the case study
  • This drinks wholesale business benefits from our materials handling support.

    HILLS PROSPECT View the case study
  • Our equipment at this international airport helps keep the luggage moving day to day!

    LONDON STANSTED AIRPORT View the case study
  • FTD provide a vital ingredient to support production at this industry leading health food brand

    EAT NATURAL View the case study
  • Our equipment provides the added spark to keep their goods moving.

  • Doosan forklifts help provide an extra lift to their warehousing logistics operation

    FELIXSTOWE WAREHOUSING View the case study

Brands we work with

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  • combilift forklifts fork truck direct
  • flexi forklifts forktruck direct
  • TE forklifts fork truck direct

We work with a variety of brands who recognise our commitment to great customer service and exceptional quality.