Forklift Safety Tips for Winter Weather

Winter Safety Tips for Forklifts from The Forklift Pro

Winter is officially here and temperatures are quickly dropping. When working in warehouses and operating forklifts, cold weather can pose several problems. Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do to change the winter weather conditions – but there are a few forklift safety tips during cold weather that The Forklift Pro can offer. Correct clothing To safely operate a forklift, … Read More

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How to Choose the Right Pallet Jacks

A used pallet jacks available at The Forklift Pro

Pallet jacks are the most basic type of forklift available, and their capabilities are optimal for low-level order picking and unloading goods from trucks. Pallet jacks are categorized as Class 3 Trucks, and they are typically used to handle load capacities around 4,500 – 6,500 pounds, depending on the product. They are typically used in dock work where the operator … Read More

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Meet the Pro: Nick Sosa

Nick Sosa is our newest employee at The Forklift Pro

Talent and passion are two important characteristics that our Pros all have in common. Our newest addition to the sales team, Nick Sosa, is no exception to this rule. He brings fresh perspective and peak customer service skills to The Forklift Pro with his unique professional experience and sales background. He serves our international customer base and helps them fulfill … Read More

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Perks of Selling Your Used Forklifts to The Forklift Pro

Perks of selling your used forklifts to the Forklift Pro

If you’ve ever tried selling your off-lease material handling equipment, you know how daunting a task it can be – especially when you have a sizeable inventory. The end of the year is rapidly approaching. If you still have material handling equipment that is no longer serving the needs of your business, you’re essentially looking at a stationary fleet of … Read More

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New and Improved Used Forklift Purchase Benefits

New and improved used forklift purchase benefits from The Forklift Pro

Whether you’re purchasing one or a dozen forklifts, you’re making a major investment in the efficiency of your business. New advancements in forklift technology and design are always being introduced to the market, but these options aren’t always cost-effective for new or small businesses. Purchasing used forklifts offers more benefits than ever – for your employees and your bottom line. … Read More

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Meet the Pro: Jake Agnew

Jake Agnew Sales Manager at The Forklift Pro

Talent and passion are two important characteristics that our Pros all have in common. Our newest addition to the sales team, Jake Agnew, is no exception to this rule. His keen listening skills and knowledge of the industry make him a valuable asset to our company. He serves our international customer base and helps them fulfill their MHE objectives. What … Read More

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6 Summer Safety Tips for Forklift Operators

Summer safety tips for forklift operators.

There are many safety risks associated with operating heavy machinery. Those risks are compounded by extreme weather – especially heat. Forklift operators aren’t strangers to taking precautionary measures while on the job. With that said, there are extra safety measures forklift drivers must take in the summertime in order to keep themselves and their co-workers safe. Whether you’re working indoors … Read More

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What is a Lockout Tagout Procedure?

Lockout Tagout Procedures

When a forklift goes down for any reason, the facility supervisor is tasked with ensuring the machine does not cause damage to the operator or product. If damage has occurred, they must see to it that no further damage is caused. Lockout tagout procedures help protect forklift operators and mechanics from unexpected electrical surges while maintenance is being performed. OSHA … Read More

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Forklift Accident Causes & Prevention

Forklift Accident Causes and Prevention

There’s a reason so many rules and guidelines for operating a forklift exist. At any given time, you are moving thousands of pounds of product. That’s quite an impressive (and sometimes dangerous) feat. For that reason alone, proper forklift safety procedures must be followed at all times. As part of National Forklift Safety Day, we’ve outlined some safety basics, refreshers, … Read More

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How Forklift Classifications Help With Purchasing

Forklift Classification - man driving forklift in warehouse - The Forklift Pro

The evolution of the forklift has given many industries better options for their material handling needs. Two main factors determined how forklifts are classified – the fuel type and the job type. Because each class operates differently, forklift drivers must be trained on each class of forklift they intend to operate. Forklifts have been given seven different classifications in order … Read More

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