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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Meet the Team: Vince Strum

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We’re starting a blog series that highlights our talented employees! After all, we couldn’t do what we do without their insight and expertise. We’re extremely fortunate to have the privilege of working with people on a daily basis who are persistent, high-energy, fun, and truly enjoy the material handling equipment industry. Our sales team is a great asset. This month, … Read More

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Forklift Attachments Series: Where Would We be Without the Side Shift?

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Forklifts have come a long way since the first efforts combining horizontal and vertical movement staring back in 1887. Even with all the advancements in technology from a safety and productivity standpoint, there are still more ways to save time, money, and increase worker safety when it comes efficiently running your business. Here at The Forklift Pro, we don’t just … Read More

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Forklift Trade-In Value: 8 Areas to Keep in Mind

Value of a Used Forklift

There’s no doubt that the forklift is a useful asset to many operations, but machines don’t last forever. Eventually, what used to be a productive piece of equipment turns into a something that’s spending more time in the repair shop than on the job. Nobody has time for a loss in productivity when it comes to running a business, but … Read More

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The Pre-Owned Forklift: 3 Benefits of Buying Used

Benefits of Buying Used

Lifting. Moving. Loading. For nearly 100 years, these machines have worked day in and day out for almost every industry. Improvements in design and function are made year after year, but sometimes going with the newest and most modern design just isn’t an option. Used material handling equipment might be your best bet when it comes to adding an extra … Read More

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