Lithium-Ion Forklifts

The future of materials handling

At Fork Truck Direct, we believe that Lithium-Ion forklift trucks will shift the material handling industry in a significant way over the next decade, and any business looking for material handling equipment should take serious considerations into transitioning their current material handling processes to these Lithium-Ion platforms.

Lithium-ion represents significant cost benefits in regards to running costs, maintenance costs, and purchase price as well as a multitude of other benefits your business could receive from transitioning your material handling processes to Lithium-Ion platforms.


Benefits of Li-Ion

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Zero Emissions

Zero Emissions

Li-Ion forklifts emit zero emissions during their daily work-cycle. Within confined spaces such as warehouses or buildings, this is a major benefit allowing for such working environments to be cleaner.

Cost Savings

Cost Savings

The associated cost savings with Lithium Ion Forklift Trucks is the most important information for our current customers and prospects who are considering adopting Li-Ion for their own operations.

Simplified Setup & Charging

Simplified Setup & Charging

For larger battery capacities, Fork Truck Direct offer a standalone charging unit which is lighter and smaller than it’s lead-acid counterpart. Simply plug the charging unit into your power supply, plug the vehicle into the charging unit and the charging cycle beings.

Reduced Maintenance

Reduced Maintenance

The static nature of this power system ensures fewer points of potential failure allowing our customers and prospects to have the security in the knowledge that the Li-Ion is less likely to fail than it’s Gas or Diesel counterparts.

Safety and Reliability

Safety and Reliability

With Fork Truck Direct you can be assured that any risk is minimised to its fullest extent due to our access to CATL Lithium-Ion batteries. CATL Li-Ion batteries are renowned globally for their extremely high standard of safety and reliability.

Safety and Reliability

Safe and reliable Lithium-Ion technology

A common cause of hesitation towards Lithium-Ion globally is the inherent volatility of such batteries causing them to catch fire more often than lead-acid batteries. However, with Fork Truck Direct you can be assured that this risk is minimised to it’s fullest extent owing to our access to CATL Lithium-Ion batteries. CATL Li-Ion batteries are renowned globally for their extremely high-standard of safety and reliability. Feel free to watch the video for more information on the safety and reliability of the CATL Li-Ion battery.

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Case Studies

What our customers say

Aspall (1)

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.


Our equipment at this international airport helps keep the luggage moving day to day!

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