10,000TH FLEXI LEAVES THE FACTORY
November 6th, 2019
truck. The landmark machine is a Flexi ACiON, the company’s latest full digital control, very narrow aisle articulated model. It has been specified by a third-party logistics services company and will be deployed at a warehousing operation near Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia.
Narrow Aisle managing director John Maguire says the production of the 10,000th Flexi VNA warehouse truck is a significant milestone in the history of the company.
“Since Narrow Aisle pioneered the concept of…
FLEXI DOES DIGITAL
October 9, 2019
Narrow Aisle unveiled its new models which look remarkably like the old ones, in a move described by managing director John Maguire as the 911 (a reference to the Porsche 911 which retains its body shape, but benefits from significant changes under the hood and in the cabin).
At the heart of the Flexi revolution is the adoption of digital technology which Maguire explained was necessary for the move to lithium-ion batteries.
“The introduction of digitally…
Congratulations to the following Flexi dealers who earned UniCarriers Americas Corporation's (UCA) 2018 President's Club Award - the company's highest honor!
August 15th, 2019
Montacargas y Baterias, located in the City of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Open Days Hosted at UK VNA Manufacturer Narrow Aisle
July 23rd, 2019
Narrow Aisle Ltd – the VNA materials handling solutions specialist – recently hosted a series of distributor open days at its UK Flexi manufacturing plant in Great Bridge, West Midlands. Attended by some 200 visitors, the open days gave guests the opportunity to see a live presentation of the latest additions to the Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks – the Flexi LiTHiON.
Powered by lithium-ion batteries, the Flexi LiTHiON features…
Flexi LiTHiON Range of Lithium-ION Powered Trucks Energize Market
July 11th, 2019
Narrow Aisle Ltd launched the Flexi LiTHiON range of lithium-powered articulated reach trucks at CEMAT in spring 2018 and the lithium product range is becoming a popular choice for a number of specific customer groups.
The fully integrated Flexi lithium-ion system requires zero maintenance and delivers extended multi-shift availability – making models in the Flexi LiTHiON collection the ideal energy solution for…
Management Takes Controlling Share in Forklift Maker Narrow Aisle.
March 5th, 2019
Management led by MD John Maguire (above) have acquired a controlling share in Narrow Aisle Ltd – the manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions – and its rental division. The move follows the decision by Narrow Aisle’s founder, Peter Wooldridge, and Group Finance Director, Cedric Randle, to step back from their day-to-day executive responsibilities with the company.
Key management stakeholders within Narrow Aisle also include…
Narrow Aisle Announces Factory Expansion. Plans to Keep Pace with Growing Demand for Flexi Trucks.
February 5th, 2019
Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions, has announced a major investment strategy that will allow the company to significantly increase output at its UK production site over the next three years.
The extra capacity is required to meet the sustained and growing demand for Flexi trucks from…
Warehouse Doubles Capacity with Narrow Aisles
August 22nd, 2018
Warehouse operator H2Ecommerce recently doubled the pallet capacity at its Crewe site by introducing very narrow aisle racking served by Flexi articulated warehouse truck technology from Narrow Aisle Ltd.
“The decision to reconfigure the layout of the store and adopt very narrow aisle methodology was…
HiMAX technology is proving a disruptive influence on intralogistics planning
February 9th, 2018
Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced a significant increase in global sales of its Flexi HiMAX, high bay articulated warehouse truck technology-based intralogistics solution.
Developed for use in high bay warehouses where fast throughput capability and narrow aisle storage density are…
Narrow Aisle Achieve ISO 9001 Status for the 22nd Consecutive Year.
November 2nd, 2017
John Maguire, Narrow Aisle’s commercial director, commented: “Narrow Aisle first achieved ISO 9001 status back in 1995 and has successfully applied to have the accreditation renewed ever since.
“ISO 9001 recognition not only shows that all aspects of our business comply with best practice standards that are acknowledged the world over, but also…
Online Shopping Boom Fuels Narrow Aisle Growth
November 16th, 2017
Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks and other intralogistics solutions, is on target to achieve a year-on-year global sales uplift of over 20% across its range in 2017.
The company attributes the significant increase to growing sales in the Asian and American markets and the success of
Crown Paints OPT for Flexi Articulated Truck Technology.
August 7th, 2017
Crown Paints has invested in a fleet of seven articulated very narrow aisle (VNA) forklift trucks from Narrow Aisle Ltd’s Flexi range for operation at its production facility in Hull.
Narrow Aisle also provided Crown with an integrated battery power management system which not only reduces energy consumption, bu…