Whether you’re looking to hire or purchase forklifts in Colchester, Fork Truck Direct has the ability to cover all of your forklift truck needs. Founded in 1995, we’ve grown exponentially in just a couple of decades, and continue to make strides towards our goal of providing the best material handling products and services to businesses in Colchester and the surrounding areas.
If you’re in the market to purchase one or many forklifts and you’re based in the Colchester area, Fork Truck Direct can provide a full range of quality products, with the sales and service support to match. Since we first became an authorised Doosan dealer in 2003, we’ve sold over 1000 new units, including electric models ranging between 1.3 and 5 tonnes, and IC models ranging between 1.5 and 16 tonnes. We stock a full range of Combilift four-directional forklifts, alongside their SC3 and SC3T top-lift container handlers. We also keep a fleet of Narrow Aisle Flexi and Aisle Master articulated forklifts, perfect for warehouse operations with limited aisle space. We sell more than 150 refurbished trucks every year, with all maintenance overseen by highly trained and experienced workshop engineers.
If you need forklift hire in Colchester, whether it’s to meet seasonal demand or for longer, more flexible periods, at Fork Truck Direct we maintain more than 300 trucks in our hire fleet, giving you the freedom to pick a machine that’s best suited to your business’s needs. Our Doosan, Narrow Aisle Flexi, BT, and Combilift trucks are available on contracts running from one week to seven years, making them perfect for businesses that have to deal with unpredictable seasonal shifts, especially when you consider that we can have a machine at your premises with just 48 hours’ notice.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, we know how important it is to have forklift servicing and maintenance that you can rely on. To ensure you keep these all-important machines up and running whenever you need them, Fork Truck Direct offer the highest standard of mechanical expertise, and peace of mind knowing your trucks are in the best working condition. We have a team of highly trained field service engineers, experienced in working on an extensive range of material handling products, any of whom will be able to carry out rigorous inspections and thorough services of your equipment, minimising costly down-time.
Fork Truck Direct offers highly competitive parts pricing for a wide range of fork truck models. Our parts capabilities have been a pride of our business for some time, and we maintain close working relationships with major suppliers to the UK, ensuring that we’re always ready with a stock of essential forklift parts. If your trucks are in need of replacement forks, tyres, seals, starter motors, alternators, lights, and more, we’ll be able to pick out the part and have them sent to you in no time!