Welcome to Cooper Handling Group

 Cooper Handling is the exclusive UK distributor of Mantsinen hydraulic Cranes, SANY heavy handling equipment, Meclift variable reach trucks and container movers, SveTruck forklifts, empty container handlers and log-handling equipment, Movella Translifters and specialises in Konecranes equipment. We provide strong products and a reliable service to customers who operate in the toughest applications across freight, ports, intermodal terminals and other heavy lifting sectors.
Cooper adopts a consultative approach in operating as a dedicated total solutions provider of heavy lift trucks, container handlers and reachstackers above 10 metric tonnes. Focusing on a core distribution policy, activities include contract maintenance, resident engineer contracts, ad-hoc servicing and repairs, long and short term hire and advice and support. With a total commitment to quality, reliability and service, we are widely regarded as the leading supplier of mechanical handling equipment.
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Cooper Handling is a group of two handling companies, Cooper Specialised Handling and Cooper Handling Solutions. The core foundations of Cooper Handling are built on experience, outstanding customer service and trust. We offer effective and often creative solutions, cutting out corporate complexity therefore keeping business simple and efficient.

In every aspect of handling goods and materials, from quayside to track and from truck to consumer, you’ll find Cooper an active partner with a wealth of experience to rely upon.

Being a proudly independent Company, we are not driven by the demands of factories thus ensuring we find the right solution for the customer and not the supplier.


Cooper Handling have some of the most experienced people in the material handling business. They know and understand your business and can help and provide expert advice on finding the best solutions that support your operation and its competitiveness.

However, is not only with sales where this experience lay – our after-sales team and technical engineers are all specialists within their field and, more importantly, they understand customer needs to ensure maximum uptime is constantly delivered in a friendly, yet always a professional manner.


Our valued manufacturing partners include Mantsinen, Sany, Svetruck and Meclift – all leading brands in their respective fields of the handling industry. They are world-renowned for their quality products and successful innovation. Cooper is proud to represent these companies and products and support their sales and development within our markets.

We are unique in that port or industrial handling; solids, containers or bulk; on-water land or rail, Cooper will, in consultation with its partners, identify and deliver a solution that is right first time.


Cooper Handling is a family owned independent Company and is proud of its anti-corporate and straightforward approach to business.

Given our people are amongst the most experienced in the industry, you can rely upon a consultative approach that, once delivered, will be thereafter seeking a policy of continuous improvement at all times.

We are proud of our proven ability and track record of solving solutions with creative-thinking and innovation that delivers cost effectiveness and high uptime.

With our manufacturing partners, Cooper will deliver true Added Value and build strong and long-lasting business partnerships.

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