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

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

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

Vick KumarMeet the Pro: Seth Caldwell

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