CAT and Konecranes Forklift Agents for the North East.

Sales, Hire, Service, Transport and Parts for all makes and models of forklifts and access equipment

About us…

We are a locally owned and staffed company with over 30 years experience in the material handling industry. Advanced Material Handling Ltd has a team of friendly experts at hand to help you with any forklift hire, sales, service, parts or transportation requests. We are also the newly appointed CAT & Konecranes Lift Trucks dealer for the North East offering fantastic deals on new and used CAT & Konecranes forklifts.

If you need to hire a forklift or forklift attachment for the short or long term we can cater for your requirements. We offer new and used CAT & Konecranes forklifts and materials handling equipment sales from 1 – 45 tonne capacity and can also offer fully refurbished machines to suit your specification.

For customers with their own equipment we also have a fleet of fully equipped service vehicles ready to respond to your equipment maintenance demands and can offer competitive on-site repairs, planned preventative service and thorough examination schedules for 1 truck or fleets of forklift trucks and access equipment.

Should you require more involved repairs we have 12,000 sq ft of fully equipped modern workshop facilities where we can carry out investigative repairs necessary without the inconvenience or potential disruption to production on site. If you require a cover machine whilst your’s is being repaired we have an extensive short term hire fleet to choose from which we can deliver the same or next day.

Should you have any materials handling requirements or queries please don’t hesitate to ring us on 01642 459545

Where it all began…

Steve and Peter started Advanced Material Handling in September 2009, after working for market leading materials handling companies, with over 30 year engineering experience between them, they decided to start their own business. It has grown from Steve and Peter working together to employing 8 full time, qualified and experienced field service engineers with fully equipped service vans, 2 full time qualified and experience workshop engineers and 2 apprentices. Also now there are full time Service and Sales managers with  support administration, and a rental controller for our short term hire fleet.
We are based on Riverside Park Industrial Estate in Middlesbrough and cover the NE,SR,DL,DH,TS,YO & HG postcodes (the North East) for new and used sales, short and long term hire, service, maintenance and lolers, and parts for all makes and models of forklift trucks, cherry pickers and scissor lifts.


We also have a long term commitment to train and support all employees to the highest standards they can achieve.

Products …

We have the CAT forklift agency and the Konecranes agency, and can supply materials handling equipment New, Used or Refurbished, on Contract Hire, Lease Purchase, Long & short term hire.
Maintenance servicing and loler packages from 1 year to 5 year.
Breakdown cover 24/7, 365 days a year.
8 qualified experienced forklift service engineers complete with fully equipped service vans – capable of carrying out basic repairs, maintenance servicing and lolers, or complex repairs from a hand pallet trucks to container handling reach stackers.
2 workshop based engineers and 2 apprentice engineers.
We have a short term rental fleet of over 150 forklifts, ranging from a basic 1.5 kg tonne capacity to 16,000 kg tonne capacity, complete with a range of attachments, also cherry pickers from 10 metre platform heights to 20 metres, and scissor lifts. 
We have a Volvo low loader with step frame trailer and are able to transport forklifts, and materials handling equipment anywhere in the country.
We have a unique 1 off lift facility up to 16 tonne capacity where transport, qualified operator and specified truck arrive on site, lift machinery or equipment as required, then leave site.
Large off the shelf stocks of forklift parts including tyres, forks and chains for any type, make or model of forklift.
If not on the shelf can be sourced for next day delivery.
Forklift Operator training from B1 1 -5 tonne capacity, B2 6 – 15 tonne capacity B3 16 tonne and over.
MEWP IPAF operator training for cherry pickers and scissor lifts.

Our Mission Statement …

To provide the highest qualified materials handling equipment and engineers to all customers with the basic aim to reduce operating costs, increase revenue and profitability, and to become well known and reputable company for doing this.

Some of our customers include…

AV Dawson Limited
Bertschi UK Limited
Chemoxy International Limited
Den Hartogh Dry Bulk Logistics Limited
James Durrans & Son
FP McCann
LV Shipping Limited
Port of Tyne
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