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17 01, 2020

Rebuilt forklifts make cents

January 17th, 2020|

Cape Business News Article HELUKABEL SA recently took delivery of two rebuilt Doosan BR16JW forklifts from Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC). The units made economic sense for the German cable importer and distributor, considering its warehousing and stor-age application doesn’t necessarily warrant buying new machinery. As the costs of doing business keep rising, especially in [...]

10 12, 2019

Top 10 Predictions for Worldwide Supply Chains in 2020

December 10th, 2019|

The supply chain has become a competitive weapon in the modern, digital economy. The supply chain continues to undergo almost unparalleled levels of change. The older measures—productivity, quality and service—still apply, but we now see digital transformation poised to change everything. The supply chain has increasingly become a critical function for companies to realize their [...]

28 11, 2019

Getting the better of common lift truck incidents

November 28th, 2019|

Given the regularity of forklift injuries and fatalities recorded every year across the industry, forklift safety awareness is of critical significance. An injury to an employee upsets staff morale and ultimately productivity, while damages to equipment translate into unwanted downtime, thus negatively affecting the company’s bottom line.     According to the Global Industrial Truck Association, [...]

28 11, 2019

Rebuilt Doosan forklifts for HELUKABEL

November 28th, 2019|

HELUKABEL SA recently took delivery of two rebuilt Doosan BR16JW forklifts from Goscor Lift Truck Company. The units made economic sense for the German cable importer and distributor, considering its warehousing and storage application doesn’t necessarily warrant buying new machinery.   As the costs of doing business keep rising, especially in constrained economic conditions, the [...]

15 11, 2019

New Crown ESR 1000 Series – driving Logistics 4.0 and IoT

November 15th, 2019|

Latest from Goscor Lift Truck Company is Crown’s new ESR 1000 Series reach trucks. The range’s future-proof Gena operating system optimises performance and makes vital information easy to see, understand and use, while the full connectivity makes it ideally suited for challenges of Logistics 4.0 and the Internet of Things. Recent developments in forklift technology [...]

31 10, 2019

Common incidents involving lift trucks and how to elude them

October 31st, 2019|

With thousands of forklift injuries recorded every year, forklift safety awareness is critical. An injury to an employee affects staff morale and productivity, while damages to equipment translate into downtime, which means the bottom line is taking a direct hit.   Warehouses and other forklift environments should be places where operators, pedestrians and managers feel [...]

31 10, 2019

Second certified DP trainer for GLTC

October 31st, 2019|

In a move that will allow the company to train more staff to raise the knowledge pool within the organisation, GLTC has invested in the certification of a second Demonstrative Performance (DP) trainer by its principal, Crown.   Shane du Toit has become Goscor Lift Truck Company’s second certified DP trainer. After undergoing Crown’s DP TrainSafe [...]

3 09, 2019

Significance of regular lift truck audits

September 3rd, 2019|

Forklift safety is an important part of overall warehouse and site safety. To ensure a safe working environment, the importance of regular lift truck audits cannot be reiterated enough. Forklifts have changed dramatically over the years, but the basics of good equipment management haven’t changed nearly as much as the lift trucks themselves. The precepts [...]

22 08, 2019

Bendi forklifts fit the bill for Two-a-Day

August 22nd, 2019|

Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) recently delivered two Bendi B320 forklifts to Two-a-Day (TAD), one of the leading fruit growing, packing and marketing companies in Africa. The Bendi B320’s narrow aisle area, which increases pallet space on given floor area, influenced TAD’s buying decision.         Located in the Overberg area, east of Cape Town, TAD is [...]

26 06, 2019

Hands-on approach to GLTC’s merSETA training

June 26th, 2019|

Goscor Lift Truck Company has created a new learning centre for its merSETA-accredited training. The new facility is co-located with the company’s Rebuild Centre to give learners a platform to experience more hands-on training. To sharpen its technical skills, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) established its own Training Centre at the beginning of September 2017. [...]