Partner organisations

BITA is a key player in the European Materials Handling industry

Partner Organisation

Through its membership of the British Materials Handling Federation (, BITA is a stakeholder in the Federation Européenne de la Manutention (, European manufacturers’ association of materials handling, lifting and storage equipment.

BITA also enjoys strong ongoing relationships with:

  • The Trade Association Forum, supported by the CBI ( )
  • The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have merged to form the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (
  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport ( )

As well as representing its members’ interests in these forums, BITA also provides a valuable service by reporting back decisions and information in a concise, comprehensible form.

Partner Oganisations

BITA operates at UK, EU and global levels to influence developments and advances in Partner Organisationsindustrial truck safety, performance, cost-effectiveness and significance. To achieve this, BITA works in partnership with a wide range of  organisations and regulatory bodies, including:

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