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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Choosing a Reputable Forklift Wholesaler

How to choose a reputable forklift wholesaler.

There are many moving parts (quite literally) when choosing a forklift wholesaler, but the number one contender is finding a trustworthy company. Analyzing company reputation, purchase terms, leasing opportunities, equipment quality, customer service, and experience level are all crucial factors in choosing the best wholesaler for your needs. Though a used forklift purchase may be a basic one-time transaction, analyzing … Read More

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The Power Behind the Lift: Proper Forklift Battery Care [Infographic]

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Here at The Forklift Pro, our maintenance checks on new and used equipment don’t stop with the moving parts. Every piece of equipment is thoroughly checked before reaching your facility. What’s under the hood is just as important, and we take extra care to ensure that the battery in your forklift is operating at a peak level of performance. Of … Read More

Vick KumarThe Power Behind the Lift: Proper Forklift Battery Care [Infographic]

Meet the Pro: Tim Smith

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Meet the next member in our employee spotlight series, Tim Smith. Each member of our team is dedicated to our customers’ purchasing and selling experience, and Tim is no exception to that commitment. His industry experience and can-do attitude put Tim among the best! What is your work background and what led you to work at The Forklift Pro? I … Read More

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If You Don’t Snooze, You’ll Lose. Helping the Sleep Deprived Shift Worker.

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For as long as mankind has existed, we have risen and set with the sun. It is in our genetics to be active in the day and to sleep at night. Every human biological function is controlled by circadian rhythms, also known as our ‘body clock.’ This tells our bodies when to wake up, when to sleep and when to … Read More

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Forklift Seat Belt Safety Tips

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If you are old enough to remember riding in a car during the 1960’s through the mid-1980’s you’ll probably remember not being diligent about wearing a seat belt. It wasn’t until 1985 that the NHTSA and the Ad Council began using advertising to promote seat belt use with the Vince and Larry dummies. The commercials showed the realities of what … Read More

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Meet the Pro: Seth Caldwell

Seth Caldwell

We continue our blog series as we introduce you to another incredible Forklift Pro team member.  Seth Caldwell is the first to be highlighted from our purchasing department. There, he is responsible for helping vendors move inventory.  Seth has been with us for almost a decade! We are fortunate to have someone who is so dedicated and committed to working … Read More

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Meet the Pro: David Herrara

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We continue our interview series this month and turn the spotlight on our sales rep, David Herrera.  David has been with The Forklift Pro almost 3 years.  He is a valuable asset to the company and assists us in national and international sales.  His area covers Latin America, Canada, Florida, Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, California, … Read More

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3 Industries Made More Efficient by the Forklift

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Like most products, the forklift was born out of necessity. In this case, it was to move heavy materials short distances. In the early part of the 20th century, the forerunners to the modern forklift were powered hoists that were used to lift loads. World War I increased the need for development of material handling equipment due to the shortage … Read More

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