Forklift Safety in Rainy Weather

Forklift Safety In Rain

April showers bring May flowers, or something like that, right? Some days can still be a bit chilly, but spring is here. The weather is finally starting to warm up, and you don’t have to worry about managing your fleet in icy conditions, for the most part. Rain, however, is something we have to consider regardless of temperature. Forklift safety … Read More

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Our Process For Your Equipment (Infographic)

The Forklift Pro Info-graphic

Here at the Forklift Pro, we make selling and buying material handling equipment as easy as possible. Rest assured, when you purchase from us, the forklifts are well taken care of and receive the attention they deserve. From a thorough cleaning and inspection, to your own personal sales representative, we’re with you every step of the way.

Bill ZemakOur Process For Your Equipment (Infographic)

Dealership Advantage With The Forklift Pro

Dealership Advantages with The Forklift Pro

Durable, affordable and fixable. There are so many great reasons to buy used forklifts. These machines, though previously owned, perform great. You have the peace of mind that the forklift has performed well in a similar environment. The price point is such that you increase your buying power going with a pre-owned option. The maintenance fees, too, are much lower. … Read More

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Dangerous Distractions in the Warehouse

Distractions in the warehouse

We can all agree that driving a car while distracted is risky behavior. Dan Clark, from The Safety Brief, accurately states that “Forklift safety starts when the driver understands a forklift is not a car.” While they’re definitely not the same, similar rules apply to both. Pedestrians always have the right of way. Obey speed limits. Stay in designated lanes. … Read More

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Ode to the Forklift

A Brief History of Forklifts – The Forklift Pro

In previous blog posts, we covered topics ranging from different uses for forklifts to picking the right machine.  For those in the supply chain industry, it’s easy to understand that if a forklift is needed for the job – nothing else will do, but before the 1900s, forklifts were still a dream of the future.  Now that they’ve been around … Read More

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Internal Combustion or Electric Forklifts: Which One is Right for You?

Electric or IC Forklifts – The Forklift Pro

Choosing the right forklift is essential to the overall success and efficiency of your company. Relying on the wrong type of material handling equipment can result in lost time and money, so you need to be sure you are informed about the different type of forklifts available in today’s market. Whether you are using the forklift inside a warehouse or … Read More

Bill ZemakInternal Combustion or Electric Forklifts: Which One is Right for You?

3 Reasons to Consider Retiring Your Material Handling Equipment

3 Reasons You Might Need to Consider Retiring Your Material Handling Equipment

The equipment you have to help run the warehouse has served you well, but no matter how heavy-duty it is, MHE doesn’t last forever. As with automobiles, your machine puts in work hours and requires upkeep. Eventually, productivity decreases as the wear and tear of daily jobs take their toll. So, when do you start considering an upgrade? Here are … Read More

Bill Zemak3 Reasons to Consider Retiring Your Material Handling Equipment

Looking Ahead: Blind Spot Safety

Blind Spots FLP

While safety in the workplace is consistently discussed in the material handling industry, there are devastating accidents nearly every day. Corners, doorways, and limited visibility areas present unique challenges for operators and pedestrians. Blind spots require focus and, in some cases, extra time for all those involved in the material handling process. Here are four best practices for avoiding blind … Read More

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Ergonomics 101 for Material Handling Equipment

Ergonomics 101 for MHE

Material handling equipment (MHE) is only part of the equation. In this industry, safety is a hot topic as it pertains to the equipment, but the managers and operators are often forgotten. Even in 2015, many teams still rely on employees to carry, lift, and distribute containers and miscellaneous items. Managers should be cognizant of the work environment and physical … Read More

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How to Sell Your Forklift

Tips for Selling – The Forklift Pro

Are you looking to sell your forklift or a fleet of material handling equipment before the year comes to a close? You can expedite the process by having all the pertinent details ready before you reach out to buyers like us at The Forklift Pro.  This includes providing a thorough description of your equipment including the make, model, year, and … Read More

Bill ZemakHow to Sell Your Forklift