About Grant Handling

Established in 1978 we have over 44 years of experience in the materials handling industry and pride ourselves on our extensive and versatile product and service range. We have been the sole distribution partner of Heli Forklifts since 2001 for the whole of the UK.

Our company goals are achieved by supplying quality products at affordable prices and through the teamwork of our dedicated employees to whom we are committed to maintain a stable and safe working environment while promoting employee training, achievement, and security.

Heli Forklifts

Founded in 1958, Heli is the 7th largest materials handling manufacturers in the world. They produce 512 products and 1700 different models and sell over 160,000 units annually to over 150 countries.

The product is made under strict ISO9001 certification standards within one of the largest and most technologically advanced forklift manufacturing facilities and produces materials handling equipment ranging from 1 to 25-ton capacity.

Impact Group

March 2019, GHL Liftrucks Ltd (Grant Handling) was acquired by the Impact Group. GHL will remain a standalone subsidiary and as such will remain the sole distributor of Heli products in the UK.

Established in 1985, Impact has grown to become one of the leading providers of material handling equipment in the UK. Offering only the very best, carefully chosen equipment ranges each specified to deliver what we believe is the best value for money for our customers.

We believe this acquisition has offered greater opportunities for all stakeholders, including employees, customers, and suppliers.

Groupe Monnoyeur

Grant Handling was acquired by Groupe Monnoyeur in April 2021. Groupe Monnoyeur have five operating divisions, one of which is the material handling division (Aprolis), which Grant Handling belong to. Established in 1906, the family-owned business is the leader in the capital goods and distribution services in the industrial and construction sectors, through their Bergerat Monnoyeur, Aprolis and IPSO divisions. Further to this their Eneria and Arkance divisions allow them to offer energy supplies and digitalization. Operating in 17 countries across three continents, Groupe Monnoyeur have over 6,500 employees with a turnover of over €2 Billion.

Aprolis

Grant Handling report under Aprolis, the materials handling solutions division of Groupe Monnoyeur. Aprolis offers one of the market’s widest range of forklifts and lifting equipment who aim to improve productivity of its customers by providing innovative solutions through forklift hire, sales and maintenance services. Aprolis operate in 7 different countries with over 2,000 employees, with a fleet of 40,000 equipment and a turnover of €400M turnover.