1. LOLER Regulations

    How does a LOLER inspection work?


    Lifting equipment such as tail lifts must be inspected regularly to ensure that they are safe to use. Failure to adhere to quality standards can result in serious injuries and even fatalities. Therefore by law, those using, controlling, or providing lifting equipment are responsible for ensuring that the machinery is up to standard and compliant with the relevant legislation. 

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  2. Types of Tail Lifts

    Types of Tail Lifts

    There are various types of tail lifts available on the market. The differences in lifting capacity, functionality, and operational cycle time mean that some types of tail lifts are better suited for specific uses. The 5 main types of tail lifts are:

    • Column tail lifts
    • Rear frame column tail lifts
    • Tuckaway tail lifts
    • Cantilever tail lifts
    • Retractable tail lifts

    Column lifts

    Column tail

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  3. How to Maintain Fleet Compliance

    How to Maintain Fleet Compliance

    Managing fleet compliance can be one of the most challenging aspects of the fleet industry. Fleet compliance is vital and comprehensive checks must be carried out regularly. What areas do you need to check to maintain fleet compliance?

    Fleet maintenance

    Processes should be in place to ensure fleets are properly maintained. Not only do standards need to be met, but regular maintenance will also reduce the risk of vehicle

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  4. 5 Tips For Inspecting Ratchet Straps For Damage

    Ratchet straps

    It’s crucial to carry out regular checks on vehicles in your fleet, ensuring all equipment adheres to relevant standards, is functioning as it should and passes safety checks. 

    One area to check when transporting loads is ratchet straps. They are susceptible to wear and tear over time and need replacing. How do you check ratchet straps for damage and when should you replace them?

    How to inspect ratchet straps for damage

    Check that the Safe working load l

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  5. Fleet-Serv Prepares to Launch New Training Programme!

    Engineers' Training Pegboard

    In our push to stay at the cutting-edge of Fleet and Asset Management and Maintenance, we're preparing to roll-out new training courses for our mobile engineers.

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  6. The Benefits of Fleet Services

    The Benefits of Fleet Services

    Fleet services can help to transform a business by organising and coordinating an entire fleet, from documentation to maintenance. Learn some of the benefits of our fleet services.

    Freedom to run your business

    Fleet services are outsourced more and more often now within the haulage industry. By putting our team of experts in charge of running every aspect of your fleet, you are free to run your business and focus on growing your customer

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  7. What Does a Fleet Management System Involve?

    What Does a Fleet Management System Involve?

    Our all-in-one fleet management system organises every aspect of your fleet, leaving you to concentrate on other areas of your business. From document management to MOT preparation, Fleet-Serv has you covered. So, what does a fleet management system involve?

    Vehicle and Legal Document Management

    Access all your compliance documents at the click of a button with our secure portal. Save time and space and reduce

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  8. A Guide to Tail Lift Parts

    Part-Serv Delivery Van

    Part-Serv are approved suppliers of tail lift parts for all manufacturers of tail lifts. If you can't find the part on our website, we guarantee we can still source it for you. Just be sure to contact us.

    It's a legal requirement for tail lifts to be maintained on a regular basis. LOLER Examinations must be carried out every six months as a minimum to ensure your tail lifts are functioning correctly and you must

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  9. Fleet-Serv Launch Press Release

    As you’re no doubt aware, Lawrence David Ltd was sold in late 2018 and LD Asset Management is no longer part of the Lawrence David Group.

    As a result, we’ve rebranded the business as we move forward in the next stage of our journey.

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