Counterbalance vs. Reach Forklifts

Counterbalance and Reach Forklifts in a warehouse

Forklifts are not one-size-fits-all machines. Though they all have similar capabilities and the same end goal of efficiently moving material, understanding their differences is fundamental in the purchase process. Warehouse space, loading requirements, storage space, and weighted material are all key players in deciding which used forklift style to choose. Though counterbalance forklifts have typically been the leader in lifting, … Read More

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Electric vs. Propane Forklifts [Infographic]

Electic versus Propane Forklifts

Purchasing a used forklift for your business is not always a straightforward endeavor. There are many factors to consider in the decision making process, such as type of material being handled, workspace (indoor, outdoor, narrow aisles, etc.), and weight capacity needs. Choosing the wrong material handling equipment presents an unnecessary strain on capital. You want your investment to fulfill the … Read More

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Twitter Chats with The Forklift Pro

Twitter Chats with The Forklift Pro

The digital revolution has given the material handling company the power to reach their customers online, as well as collaborate with other industry leaders. We have had the opportunity to establish great relationships through multiple online platforms – not just with our great clients, but also with other material handling leaders. We are always searching for ways to better serve … Read More

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Exceeding Expectations: Buying and Selling MHE with The Forklift Pro

Buying and Selling with The Forklift Pro

Part of warehouse and supply chain optimization is smart utilization of space and equipment. Lowering overhead costs and choosing MHE that can meet the supply and demand needs of your operations can also help with the overall growth and success of your supply chain. You need a forklift supplier who takes the time to thoroughly understand your business goals, your … Read More

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5 Tips for Warehouse Organization

Warehouse Organization Tips from The Forklift Pro

Warehouse managers are becoming increasingly aware of the need for facility maintenance, organization, minimizing labor expenses, and lowering overhead costs. The problem is typically not lack of manpower or resources, but lack of space efficiency and inventory organization. A clear-cut management plan is anything but simple, but the right organizational methods and best practices can bring balance and efficiency to … Read More

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5 Must-Have Material Handling Apps

The Forklift Pro recommends these 5 Apps for Material Handling Equipment

Apps are designed to pass the time, entertain us, educate us, and make our lives more convenient. Did you know that certain apps can increase workplace safety and efficiency? What if you could control your MHE inventory with your phone? We sought out the answers to those questions and as it turns out, you can! When you type “forklifts” into … Read More

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A Wholesaler’s Role in Forklift Safety

The Forklift Pro Wholesaler Safety

Though forklift safety is the responsibility of everyone in the warehouse, exemplary leadership and safety culture needs to start with the equipment you are purchasing – and from whom you are purchasing it. Establishing clear-cut processes for equipment, safety standards, and safety compliance begins with your wholesaler, which is why it is so important to be selective with where you … Read More

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Forklift Safety Month: Must-Have Forklift Safety Checklist

Forklift Safety Checklist by The Forklift Pro

You have probably heard time and time again that forklift safety is of utmost importance. Statistics don’t lie – according to OSHA, each year nearly 11% of forklifts will be part of some accident, which will result in about 100,000 injuries. You can’t afford to skip out on safety checks. Doing so may put yourself and your co-workers at risk. … Read More

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Cool Tips for Summer Forklift Care

Cool tips for Summer Forklift Care

Hotter weather is just around the corner. Your forklifts and your warehouse need proper cooling procedures in place in order to avoid unnecessary and costly heat-related equipment (and driver) malfunctions. Maintaining your forklifts should always be a priority in order to keep them running efficiently and safely – especially in extreme temperatures. Excessive heat exposure can lead to increased forklift … Read More

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Forklift 101: Tips for New Forklift Drivers

Forklift Driver 101

Forklifts give us the power to save time, money, heavy lifting, and unloading, as well as increase efficiency in warehouse logistics. With that being said, being a forklift operator takes discipline, focus, and continuous training. There is a hard line between being a professional forklift operator and being an experienced forklift operator professional. Don’t worry – in time you will … Read More

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