D&G Noble Ltd have invested in 2 new Terberg Kinglifter’s, painted in the branded
vehicle livery colour, to augment their truck mounted fleet.
D & G Noble, the ‘’self on/offload specialists’’, are a family run business based in Bedford
that were established in 1962, offering a quality service and attention to detail with every job.
D & G Noble are happy to deliver anything and everything throughout the UK and Northern
Ireland, from containers to cable drums, and topiary elephants to statues of Anubis from their
growing fleet of vehicles, tailored to suit the needs of their customers.
When offered a demonstrator Terberg Kinglifter machine, Steve Noble (Director) and his
team were curious in seeing what was so different about the Terberg Kinglifter, over and
above the traditional truck mounted forklift units in their fleet.
Upon collection of the demonstrator, Gavin, one of D & G Nobles lead drivers, immediately
commented on how much easier it was to use due to the improved visibility through and
around the mast, with the added benefit of hydraulic fork positioners. But it was over the
course of the 2-week trial, D & G Noble noticed other advantages of the Terberg Kinglifter.
The first being a lift capacity of 2500kg with a low unladen weight. This meant that there was
extra load capacity on their trucks to make their deliveries either more cost effective by fitting
more on, or not and making the whole journey more fuel efficient and more environmentally
Some of D & G Nobles fleet include load securing straps already fitted within the body of the
truck. An advantage of using the KingLifter for them was that only the forks and fork carriage
move forward from the mast, and not the mast in its entirety. This now meant that there was
less chance of the entire mast getting caught and tangled on these straps leading to
Based on the demo Steve at D & G Noble decided to proceed with ordering 2 new
machines. For the first time, it was decided that he would have his Truck Mounted Forklifts
painted in the same green livery as the rest of the fleet. He also requested that the Suzie
cable connector be moved due to the way they operate them, of course Terberg were happy
to accommodate this.
Steve Noble commented, “The team have enjoyed using the new Kinglifter’s. The enhanced
visibility combined with a great power to weight ratio and one side offload ensures our
productivity and driver safety remain high. They also look fantastic painted in our branded
Special features of the 2 Kinglifters:
• Movement of Suzy cable connector
• Painted in own RAL livery colour
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Notes to Editor
Bennie Equipment is the official UK distributor of Terberg Kinglifter. Bennie Equipment is a
complete equipment solutions provider, offering material handling equipment, telehandlers,
powered access, sweepers, cleaning / facility maintenance equipment and rough terrain