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United COVID-19 Response Plan Update – 26th March 2020

Further to our recent communication regarding our Business Continuity Plan, we wish to advise that United Forklift & Access Solutions will continue to operate as normal with precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of our staff, families, customers and the community.   Our branches remain open nationally with no change in hours of operation and all departments fully

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United’s COVID-19 Response Plan

A Message to our Customers and the Community, We are all aware of the current events surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) here in Australia and abroad. United would like to let you know that we have taken a very proactive approach in the way we are dealing with the situation. Furthermore, we would like to stress that the health and safety

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New Tax Incentives for Australian Businesses

With the Coronavirus pandemic continuing to impact the world, the Australian Government has responded by releasing their first Economic Stimulus Package on the 12th March. The latest measures include support for small to medium sized businesses through greater tax incentives, which are designed to support business investment. To make it easier, we’ve explained some of the tax incentives being offered

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Intermodal Group Updates Fleet with Flow Drive Reach Stackers

Intermodal Group has placed a new order for an additional five Konecranes flow drive reach stackers. The order also included one empty container handler for double stacking. In early 2019, Intermodal Link Services (ILS), one of two companies that comprise the Intermodal Group, received Australia’s first reach stacker equipped with Flow Drive. Following on from last year’s inaugural delivery, ILS

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Happy and Safe Holidays from United

The team at United would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! During the holiday season, we will be closing our branches from Monday the 23rd December and reopening on Monday the 6th of January. However, our support services will still be operating to assist with any service and rental enquiries over this holiday period. It has been

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United Awarded 2018 Konecranes Distributor of the Year

Over the course of four days from the 6th-9th of May, United’s management team (David Maxwell, Trent Osborne and Mike Dejong), attended the Konecranes dealer conference in Sweden. It was with great honour and pride that they accepted on behalf of United, the top dealer in the world accolade for the Konecranes Distributor of the Year Award for 2018. What

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$30K Instant Asset Write-off for Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses

Good news for small, and now medium-sized businesses, the Australian Government has increased the instant asset write-off amount from $25K to $30k until 30 June 2020. They have also expanded the annual turnover threshold from $10 million to $50 million to include medium-sized businesses. This means more than 22,000 additional businesses will now be able to take advantage of the

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United has Established a National Footprint

United has achieved a tremendous milestone by opening our first Tasmanian branch in Burnie, officially establishing a truly national footprint with a branch across every state of Australia. The new branch is located on the north central coast of Tasmania in the suburb of Wivenhoe, just 4km east of Burnie. This location will allow United to support our existing customers

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Intermodal Group Receives Australia’s First Reach Stacker with Flow Drive

Australia’s first Konecranes Reach Stacker equipped with flow drive has been delivered to Intermodal Group in Perth, Western Australia. The Intermodal Group includes two main divisions which include Intermodal Link Services (ILS) and Intermodal Container Services (ICS). Located very close to Fremantle Port, Intermodal Group plays a crucial role in the import/export container logistics supply chain in the state of

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United is now the Exclusive National Retailer for the Athena Scissor Lift Range

United are pleased to announce that we have been selected by the globally successful Italian scissor lift company, AlmaCrawler, to become the Exclusive National Retailer for the Athena bi-levelling tracked scissor lift. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for United to be the Australian frontrunner for such a unique and innovative range of scissor lifts, and for all the future

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