Our LES furniture movers are used to make light work of heavy loads and are used in all environments. These include workplaces, schools, hospitals, and any environment that requires loads need to be moved without being lifted high from the ground.

If you are an industry that deals with lifting heavy loads, then it's likely you will be familiar with an engine crane, which is also known as an engine hoist. However, if you're new to the industry or are starting to work with new, heavier, items in the premises of your workspace, you might be questioning which solution is right for you or if an engine crane is right for your business challenge.

At Lifting Equipment Store (LES), we always aim to give you the most up-to-date information to be able to make an informed decision on what the most practical piece of equipment is to solve your business challenge.

This is why in this article we wanted to give you an overview of what an engine crane is, how you can use the equipment, the different types of engine cranes available, and factors to consider before you purchase one and when using one.

Whether you're well acquainted with what an engine hoist is ...

In industries that deal with machine manufacturing and lifting equipment, employees are often required to move machines or make adjustments to the positioning of machinery. A machine moving skate is an ideal solution for businesses that need to do this on a regular basis which is why we wanted to give you a detailed overview of what machine moving skates are, how they are used, the different types, and the advantages you can get from using a machine moving skate.

What we don't cover in this article is how a machine moving skate can help your business specifically. At Lifting Equipment Store (LES), we always aim to ensure our customers can make the most informed and highest detail

If by the end of the article you're wondering if machine moving skates are right for your business or not, please contact an experienced mem...

If you're a business that deals with drums, also commonly known as barrels, on a regular basis, it's likely you've heard of a drum dolly before.

However, you might be reading this and be someone who has never heard of a drum dolly while wondering a number of things that might include whether you need one, how you would use one, or how they work.

Well if that is the case, then this article is definitely for you as we're going to delve deep into what a drum dolly is, how it works, and how a drum dolly can help meet your business challenges.

It's likely that at some point in your life you've seen container drums. Container drums are usually used for moving liquids that are hazardous as the material around the drum doesn't allow for any leakage or decay when dealing with toxic liquids.

These container drums don't just move by themself and aren't the most agi...

Thought you knew it all when it comes to Toe Jacks? We bet you didn't know our LES Rotational Toe Jacks are capable of this...


In this article we delve in to the depths of lifting jacks and toe jacks in particular as we explore 5 Things You Didn't Know About Rotational Toe Jacks.

Using tipping skips can be an essential addition to your work-space, be it either for indoor or outdoor usage. One of the most prevalent waste management tools found in nearly every house building project is a tipping skip, a small forklift skip for easy manipulation and transportation of supplies and waste on-site, usually to larger skips that are then regularly emptied.

While you will be able to discover a diverse type of design and manufacture choices in the market, you might often come across two of the most common varieties of the tipping skip – the auto or self-tipping skip and conventional forklift skip. The standard tipping skip operates on the principle of a discharge lever. The skip is positioned on the forks of the forklift and manually appended by a safety chain. The release lever regulated by the driver allows for easy tipping and the return action of the skip. The auto-tipping forklift skips requ...

Looking for the best-in-class all-round Electric Chain Hoist? 

Learn why the Yale CPV fits nearly every 'standard' industrial application. We understand that every application is different so accessorise and customise your Yale Chain Hoist to work for you and your team. Figure out the do's and don't of motorised hoists, what you need to know and consider before you make your first purchase and more.

Drum Handling Trolleys are a core essential when handling heavy drums whether steel or plastic. There's a huge number of them that make up the range we offer, but this blog will walk you through the basics of the operation and why our truck is the best 'essential' solution.

Drum Handling Equipment is constituted according to the standard quality and provides work as per the customers' specifications. Known for industrial features like durability, performance, and long life service. This type of material handling equipment can be bespoke designed as per the client’s choice and work needs or simply off-the-shelf. If a business requirement is the moving, warehousing, and pouring of drums, the right equipment can make a huge difference in the company's success. Using the correct drum handling equipment will also enhance workflow and worker safety. Selecting the best drum handling equi...

The new and improved Flex EX2 system is a series of wireless controls that offer greater performance and features than the first-generation Flex EX radios for the same great value.

In this article we are going to cover the most common FAQ'S we receive when customers are looking for the radio control system. 

In this article we are going to divulge into the world of forklift extensions, we will explain why and how they can benefit you, your workforce and your trucks.

The effortless application of extensions has helped numerous customers in resolving what would of thought to be a big issue on site with a small low cost fix.

Used properly, forklift extensions are a great way to increase productivity. As safety is paramount, we will also give you some tips on ways to ensure you are using them correctly to ensure a safe load.