13 11, 2018

Leading from the front

November 13th, 2018|

In every business area, competitors jostle for market share every day. Market share is an important to any business because the market is a pie and the bigger the slice of the pie the more profit potential. If a business is growing and continues to increase its market share, it means the business is leading [...]

5 11, 2018

Lifting Expectations

November 5th, 2018|

Currently in SA, four in every 10 forklift variants in warehouses are Crown machines, supplied locally by Goscor Lift Truck Company. The ratio pretty much confirms Goscor as the dominant force in this market segment – for reasons so apparent! Crown, is a recognised as a first-class brand, which has more than earned its place [...]

5 11, 2018

Accessorise in style

November 5th, 2018|

I was recently doing a walkabout assessment at one of Goscor’s large retail customers – and it was in a slightly dark area. All of a sudden I found myself immersed in a warm blue glow. Convinced I was about to be the subject of an alien abduction or in the vicinity of an epiphany, [...]

5 11, 2018

Hard times call for hard machines

November 5th, 2018|

The harvest season is in full swing, and Goscor is very proud to once again be contributing to a hassle-free crop harvest with its hardy and durable range of Doosan Forklifts. With the new 7 series range, Doosan has stepped up its cost cutting features. With enclosed braking systems, Eco Fuel mode, Powershift Transmission, lockable [...]

5 11, 2018

CROWN yourself King

November 5th, 2018|

Today’s Warehousing, Retail and Logistics operations are spoilt of choice – there is a veritable ‘buffet’ of forklifts to choose from. Considering the costs of some of these machines, selecting the ideal unit most suitable for your operation and budget is something to deliberate on carefully. Sometimes, answers to the weighty questions that often accompany [...]

17 10, 2018

Highlighting the changing face of warehousing and logistics

October 17th, 2018|

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA), is partnering southern Africa’s leading materials handling equipment provider, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), for a networking event aimed at highlighting the new developments in warehousing and logistics.       In recent years, modern logistics has changed the face of industrial warehousing. Amid modern globalisation where [...]

9 10, 2018

Playing an active role in skills development

October 9th, 2018|

Skills shortage has become one of the most common enemies to economic development, not only in South Africa, but across the globe. It is a problem that hinders both business and economic growth. Therefore, forward-thinking businesses should play an active role in skills development. This is particularly true for service-centric businesses such as Goscor Lift [...]

9 10, 2018

The golden age of services

October 9th, 2018|

Leading materials handling equipment (MHE) supplier, Goscor Lift Truck Company, notes that the MHE supply chain has transformed into a service-centric sector, moving away from just supplying products to offering end-to-end solutions.  In today’s operating conditions, consumers are doing more research before they make their buying decisions. They expect suppliers to meet their needs and [...]

20 09, 2018

GLTC tackles skills shortage head-on with merSETA-accredited training

September 20th, 2018|

Following the establishment of its merSETA accredited Training Centre end of 2017, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has just put the last piece of the puzzle to its training revolution with the appointment of a merSETA-accredited trainer. To build a pool of technical skills it needs to better support its product range, GLTC, part of [...]

6 09, 2018

What is your biggest cost driver in a forklift?

September 6th, 2018|

In many operations, fuel is typically proven to be the highest operational cost in most fleet budgets. While this is true in some operations, in Goscor Lift Truck Company’s experience, it’s not – fuel is secondary to the most important cost factor in forklift ownership, which is driver cost. There is a general school of [...]