Sided Trucks

Sided Trucks

Sided Platform Trucks

Our sided trucks are manufactured from tubular steel and are powder coated in a choice of colours including yellow, green and dark blue. We have a range of different sides to choose from to help with load retention depending on the size of the item you are moving. We also have a range of open ended platform trucks if what you’re moving doesn’t fit in a sided truck.

Our sided platform trucks are built from a fully welded durable construction and are fitted with 2 fixed and 2 swivel heavy duty castors to ensure heavy loads can be moved by the user easily. Our standard height for our platform trucks are 1050mm with a width of 600mm. We have various depths available in both 900mm and 1200mm.

We stock 2 sided trucks, 3 sided trucks and 4 sided trucks in steel mesh, veneer and plywood so suit your needs. Also including heavy duty sided trucks and standard duty sided trucks. Mesh sided trucks and plywood sided trucks offer a range of capabilities in the warehouse enabling you to store and move products on the move.

Sided Platform Trucks Versatility

Sided platform trucks are designed to transport a wide range of goods in warehouse environments. These trucks come with different numbers of sides, allowing you to choose the configuration that best suits your specific needs.

  • No Sides Platform Trucks: Ideal for carrying larger items or goods that don't require containment, these platform trucks provide an open, unrestricted space for easy loading and unloading.
  • Two Sides Platform Trucks: Featuring two sides, these trucks offer partial containment and are suitable for carrying items that require a bit of support and stability during transport.
  • Three Sides Platform Trucks: With three sides, these trucks provide enhanced containment and are perfect for moving goods that need extra protection or for preventing items from shifting or falling during transportation.
  • Four Sides Mesh Platform Trucks: Mesh-sided platform trucks feature enclosed mesh panels on all four sides. They offer excellent visibility, good airflow, and protection for smaller or loose items that require containment while allowing for easy visual inspection.
  • Four Sides Veneer Platform Trucks: Veneer-sided platform trucks have solid panels on all four sides, providing full containment and protection for delicate or valuable items during transportation.

Benefits of Sided Platform Trucks

  • Flexible Material Handling: Sided platform trucks allow you to transport goods of various sizes, shapes, and weights. With different side configurations, you can customize the truck to accommodate specific items, ensuring safe and efficient material handling.
  • Improved Safety: The containment offered by sided platform trucks helps prevent items from falling or shifting during transport. This enhances safety for both your employees and the goods being moved, reducing the risk of accidents and damage.
  • Enhanced Stability: The sides of the platform trucks add stability, preventing items from tipping over or sliding off during transportation. This ensures a smooth and secure movement of goods within your warehouse.
  • Versatile Applications: Sided platform trucks can be used in a wide range of industries and warehouse settings. From manufacturing plants to distribution centers, these trucks excel in various environments, handling different types of materials.

How to Use a Sided Platform Truck?

Using a sided platform truck is straightforward and efficient. Follow these steps to make the most of your sided platform truck:

  • Load Placement: Begin by placing the items or equipment to be transported onto the flat platform of the truck. Ensure that the load is evenly distributed to maintain balance and stability during movement.
  • Secure the Load: If necessary, use straps, bungee cords, or other securing mechanisms to fasten the load to the platform. This step adds an extra layer of safety and prevents items from shifting or falling off the truck while in transit.
  • Push or Pull: Once the load is securely positioned, you can begin moving the sided platform truck. Depending on the design, some trucks may feature a single handle for pushing, while others may have handles on both ends for pulling or pushing. Use the appropriate method for your specific truck configuration.
  • Maneuver with Care: While operating the sided platform truck, maintain a clear line of sight and be mindful of obstacles or potential hazards in your path. Take smooth and controlled movements, especially when navigating corners or tight spaces.

What are Sided Platform Trucks Used for?

Sided platform trucks find extensive application in various industries, including warehousing, manufacturing, retail, and logistics. Some common uses include:

  • Material Transport: Sided platform trucks excel at moving heavy or bulky items within a facility. They are ideal for transporting boxes, crates, equipment, and other materials from one location to another, reducing manual handling efforts and increasing efficiency.
  • Order Picking: In order fulfillment operations, sided platform trucks provide a convenient solution for picking and transporting items for customer orders. The raised sides of the platform help secure the items during transit, ensuring safe and accurate order fulfillment.
  • Retail Merchandising: Sided platform trucks are commonly used in retail environments for restocking shelves, replenishing displays, and moving merchandise. Their robust construction and raised sides allow for safe and efficient movement of products, streamlining the merchandising process.
  • Warehouse Operations: Sided platform trucks play a crucial role in warehouse operations, facilitating the movement of goods between different areas, loading and unloading trucks, and organizing inventory. Their versatility and load-bearing capabilities make them essential tools in maintaining an efficient supply chain.

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