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

Vick KumarMeet the Pro: David Herrara

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

Vick Kumar3 Industries Made More Efficient by the Forklift

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

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

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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A Year in Review [Infographic]

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What a difference a year makes! We had a great 2015 and, for fun, we wanted to share some stats with all the loyal readers of our blog. Most Read Blog Posts of 2015
 1.    Selling Your Forklift 2.    Forklift Tire Safety 3.    Prevent Workplace Injuries We do business around the world! Top countries include:
 1.    The Unites States of … Read More

Vick KumarA Year in Review [Infographic]

Building Relationships Through Customer Service

Building relationships through customer service

Procuring, inspecting, repairing, and sourcing wholesale machines, used forklifts and other material handling equipment (MHE) is our specialty. Although we buy and sell this equipment from all over the United States and around the world, we’re a relatively small business in a niche market. Sure, there are plenty of larger companies that deal in this industry; so, what makes us … Read More

Bill ZemakBuilding Relationships Through Customer Service

Smart Ways to Invest in Material Handling Equipment

Smart Ways to Invest in Material Handling Equipment

Let’s face it: your business is constantly changing. While each day certainly brings its own challenges, your focus is probably more on the year-over-year variables such as growth, profitability, staffing, and capital investment. One of the most challenging decisions a business might face is when to invest in a new purchase (or perhaps when to opt for a lease in … Read More

Bill ZemakSmart Ways to Invest in Material Handling Equipment

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

Bill ZemakForklift Safety in Rainy Weather

Our Process For Your Equipment (Infographic)

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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.   The Arrival … Read More

Bill ZemakOur Process For Your Equipment (Infographic)