What Should Businesses Do With Used Material Handling Equipment?


Companies that have recently upgraded their forklifts and pallet jacks for increased safety and efficiency likely have a wealth of unused tools that are creating storage issues, cluttering the work environment and failing to provide continued value to their operations. It is vital to note that while these remain on business property, they aren’t increasing company efficiency or promoting growth, … Read More

Bill ZemakWhat Should Businesses Do With Used Material Handling Equipment?

5 Ways Businesses Use Forklifts

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Out of all of the industrial equipment available on the market today, forklifts are possibly one of the most important tools for many business owners across industries. Forklifts are the heavy lifters that make it possible for businesses to rapidly move weighty materials. Yet, newly manufactured forklifts are expensive. A variety of factors increase the cost of a forklift, including … Read More

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Your Forklift Purchase With Us

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Here at The Forklift Pro, Inc., our method for buying and selling takes a different approach. We value all of our customers and take the process seriously. How do we manage our extensive used forklift inventory? Walk through the process with us! 1. The Check In   After arriving at our Pineville, North Carolina facility, our purchased units go through a … Read More

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Using Relationships to Build a Used Forklift Business

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Bill Zemak, president of The Forklift Pro, decided nearly a decade ago to take his material handling equipment industry experience & design a company that worked differently–better. Although the industry is equipment and machine-focused, Bill knew that it needed to be centered around relationships. From the beginning of the process (the buy) Bill & the team work to establish quality, … Read More

Bill ZemakUsing Relationships to Build a Used Forklift Business

Are Your Forklift Tires Putting You In Danger?

Forklift Tire Safety

A key, but often overlooked, aspect of forklift safety is tire condition. On average, forklift tires carry over 9,600 pounds. Because there is no suspension on this type of material handling equipment (MHE), forklift tires absorb the entire load weight. Checking tires periodically is crucial to operator, and equipment, safety and preventing load and facility damage. Operator Safety When it … Read More

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Important Tips for National Forklift Safety Day

National Forklift Safety Day

At The Forklift Pro, we know forklifts and pedestrians should never mix, and since today is National Forklift Safety Day, we’re addressing this important topic. Shockingly, there are over 100 deaths that are directly linked to this type of Material Handling Equipment every year. Although forklifts are the cause of just one percent of total industrial accidents, they are responsible … Read More

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I Need to Sell My Forklift Equipment, but Where do I Start?


When it comes to running a business, cash flow can typically be of concern. There are many money-saving routes you can take, but when it is time to replace equipment, your budget can take a serious beating. There are some ways, however, to help alleviate this sting. One way is to sell your used forklifts and other material handling equipment … Read More

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Taking Care of Your Equipment Means Taking Care of Yourself

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If you work in a busy and very physical industry, as many of those reading this post do, you know how hard it can be to take a break. We need rest breaks for many reasons, but among them is the opportunity to rehydrate. Just like many forklifts, we need to maintain proper fluid levels to operate properly as well! … Read More

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What Should I Check Before Operating A Forklift?

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When using industrial equipment to perform everyday tasks, you know how important it is to maintain it in proper working order. This statement is especially true in the case of fork lifts. Ignoring regular maintenance and safety checks can lead to trouble quickly. This is why every day you use a forklift of any kind, you should do a quick … Read More

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How To Ensure Forklift Safety

Forklift safety

When you use any motor vehicle, it’s very important for the safety of both you as the driver and everyone else around you that caution should be used. This is especially true in industrial settings where forklifts are used. Because work spaces may be more enclosed or even cramped and your proximity to people and other equipment may be quite … Read More

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