Know your machine: Telehandlers

Telehandlers are used to lift and place materials on site.

Hiring a telehandler gives you access to a really versatile piece of equipment, helping you to lift and place palletised or non-palletised goods.

What are telehandlers used for?

They are particularly handy in multi-storey projects where a forklift doesn’t allow enough reach to get materials up in the air, or at tricky angles.

In contrast to a forklift, a telehandler (also known as a telescopic handler) has a boom that allows you to achieve greater reach, as well as move goods back and forth and diagonally, something that isn’t achievable with a forklift.

Their large base makes them incredibly stable, Read more


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