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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 [...]

6 09, 2018

Significance of sourcing MHE from a single provider

September 6th, 2018|

The continuously challenging operating landscape is prompting materials handling equipment owners to look at ways of improving their businesses. One thing that comes to mind is the growing trend of preferring to deal with what they term one-stop shops, meaning that they can source all their needs from one place.      Like most things in today’s [...]

6 09, 2018

When price is not king

September 6th, 2018|

When price is not king By Darryl Shafto, Managing Director at Goscor Lift Truck Company - September 2018 Traditionally, the upfront capital cost of a piece of machinery used to be the prime determinant of many buying decisions. In many instances, it’s still the case, especially when times are this tough. The local market is [...]

22 08, 2018

Goscor Lift Truck welcomes its first lady technician

August 22nd, 2018|

Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has employed its first lady technician, setting in motion the creation of a gender diverse workshop, which is often proven to get better results.   Globally, women have been proven to be “unicorns” in technical workshops, and they are said to generally create healthier workplaces. Based on this understanding, GLTC has [...]

20 08, 2018

Panning for Promises

August 20th, 2018|

Panning for promises, or as I like to call it, buying a new forklift, is no mean feat. It entails key deliberations to ensure you have the right product supported by the right supplier. I’m comfortable knowing that Goscor prides itself in superior service – not just promises – but in actually delivering it. Sitting [...]

20 08, 2018

Laughing Matters

August 20th, 2018|

True to the Goscor way, wherever I go there are always peals of laughter – not necessarily in a bad way. The story is the same across all the branches in the Goscor Group – there is this refreshing feeling of people having fun at their workplace – and it’s all about striking the balance [...]

20 08, 2018

Delivering first-class value on second hand machines

August 20th, 2018|

Not so long ago, Goscor Lift Truck Company started refurbishing machines for the second-hand market, and this has already been a huge success. Although our focus is primarily on new machines, it was inspiring to see that, in line with global trends, the demand for quality older machines is as strong, and that we could [...]

20 08, 2018

Bruising Encounters

August 20th, 2018|

Recently we read about a new giant Avocado originating from the Limpopo area that’s making waves in the fruit industry – kudos to these guys! It also reminded us about some meetings we had a while ago with another avocado producer, and also some folks from the apple industry in the Grabouw area. In essence [...]

17 08, 2018

Goscor moves Nelspruit branch to a larger facility

August 17th, 2018|

On the back of continued growth of its several business units in the Mpumalanga area, the Goscor Group of Companies (Goscor Group) has relocated its Nelspruit branch to a larger facility to better service the expanding customer base.      nor Effective 01 July 2017, the Goscor Group has moved its Nelspruit branch from [...]