Within our hire fleet, we have well over 300 forklifts, pallet trucks, elevated platforms and other equipment. If you need something quickly, we're sure to have the one for you.
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HFT Mitsubishi Forklifts
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Every course you could possibly need...
Even the most advanced forklift truck is only as safe, efficient and productive as its operator. Good training is essential and our ITSSAR-accredited courses are among the most popular in the region.
Service & Maintenance
Sensible measures to keep you working
At HFT, we're confident that you won't find a better service for a better price.
Our quality, guaranteed
Not only do you have our word that we act with integrity and professionalism, but each accreditation that we have is a guarantee to you.
A Career with HFT
Great service needs great people
Giving great quality service takes a quality team. Our success, as well as our customer's trust, relies on having great people in every department to deliver our high standard of service.
Why choose HFT?
Reasons why customers work with us
We're proud to say that over the years, our customers tend to become our friends.
24 hour breakdown cover
A rapid response, whenever you need us
AITT accredited training
Operator, trainer and management courses
Flexible short-term hire
Forklifts, access platforms and pallet trucks
Let’s put together a package for you
How we work
Three things that keep customers coming back
Genie access platforms
work at height in safety
Aisle-Master VNA trucks
Simple, reliable, efficient.
Parts and tyres
Because you don’t have time to wait
CFTS Thorough Examinations
The gold standard of forklift inspections
ITSSAR instructor training
Train your own qualified trainers
Skills but no qualification?
See our forklift conversion course
Forklift operator training
Give new recruits the best start
Forklift refresher training
Keep operators’ skills up to date
Telescopic truck training
Work safely with telehandlers
Very Narrow Aisle training
Confidence with articulated trucks
Pallet truck safety training
Avoid injuries and stock damage
Access platform training
Mobile elevated work platform safety
An Apprentice's Point of View
Hear it from the horse's mouth
Think an apprenticeship might be the right direction for you but not quite sure what's involved? Listen to George who has passed his Level 3 qualification with flying colours, talking about why he chose this route and how it worked for him.
How We Support our Apprentices
See it from both sides
Once you've decided that an apprenticeship is right for you, you need to make sure that your placement is with a business that is going to support and nurture you. Hear about our approach from Commercial Operations Manager Emma Bennett.