Welcome to Acclaim Handling the forklift hire sales and materials handling equipment specialist. Whether you are a multinational or a one truck business, we will provide expert advice built on 30 years of every aspect of materials handling. Contract forklift hire, sales, repair, refurbishment, training, logistics and storage are all Acclaim services which can help your company’s cost control and profitability.

High Capacity Forklifts

November 2014 -

Acclaim Handling supply high capacity forklift trucks throughout the UK which have been especially popular in dockyard,…

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AKE Slave Pallets

October 2014 -

Over 100 AKE slave pallets for airline handling have recently been supplied and are in operation at the largest…

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what our clients say

"Our company appreciates the fact that Acclaim can rise to any challenge laid before them in a timely, cost effective manner and have been tested on many occasions. I'd like to thank all of their team who play a part within our business"

Ken Marchant, Engineering Director, Sigma Energy Ltd

"Our new newspaper production facility required a new reliable truck fleet as well as a service and ops partner we could work with and rely on. Acclaim has the expertise to help us to operate the world's largest print facility"

Gary Pingree, Operations Manager, News International

"Menzies Aviation were looking for a supplier to replace their forklift fleet who could offer the equipment and additional solutions required, at the right price and with a high level of customer service and commitment. Acclaim Handling fulfilled the brief."

Mick Ladd, GM Operations, Menzies Aviation

"Our small number of Fork Lift trucks is the life line of our business. If they fail, we fail our customers. We chose Acclaim as our partner in this critical part of our business because they are decent, honest people to deal with, get the job done, and don't let me down."

Bob Curwood, Director, Allfruit Ltd

"It is of paramount importance that we achieve first rate health & safety management. Our close working partnership with Acclaim provides a pro-active and positive impact towards our policies throughout our operations."

Douglas Culham, Returns Manager, The Book Service
UK's largest book distributor

"We were looking for a one-stop-shop and Acclaim provided us with a bespoke and innovative hire service and maintenance package tailored to our requirements."

Glenn Ewen, Fleet Manager, Clear Channel UK

"Acclaim have worked in partnership with our business for many years and have always been flexible and accommodating in their service provision"

Tate & Lyle Sugars

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