Tag Archives: forklifts

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

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 Trade-In Value: 8 Areas to Keep in Mind

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 […]

The Pre-Owned Forklift: 3 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 […]

Dealership Advantage 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 […]

Dangerous 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 […]

Ode to the Forklift

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. […]

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

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 […]

Fleet Management in Extreme Cold

Keeping your forklift fleet running during extreme cold is a challenge for operators across the country. Record lows and temperatures similar to those from last winter are expected again this season. Taking a few basic precautions with your fleet of equipment this winter will prevent high repair costs, plus a loss of efficiency and workplace […]

Purchasing the Right Used Forklifts for Your Business

  Purchasing quality used material handling equipment (MHE) and forklift machines can be a complicated process. Before even beginning to look for possible purchase options, there are several internal aspects of operations to consider. Once that process is complete, you will need to find a good business partner from which to purchase. Finally, you need […]