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Operating a forklift is an occupational skill that can be mastered with proper training and experience. However, there’s a lot more to forklift safety than merely driving the vehicle correctly. A preoperative inspection is essential, which is why we’re presenting an overview of the steps taken before the forklift is put into service.read more
Receiving—Moving—Storing, and Protecting! Material handling activities can bring a multitude of challenges. One being, lift trucks coming into contact with pallet racks. The repeated impact from forklifts can cause significant damage to your facilities’ pallet racks. What are the reasons for impact and how can you minimize repeated damage?read more
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action-Lift Cross-Docking Distribution Forklift Forklift-Maintenance Forklift-Parts Forklift-Rental Forklift-Service Forklifts Lift-Truck Manufacturing Pallet-Jack Sales Service Walkie-Pallet Warehouse
It’s early October and the peak season is here in the material-handling industry. Distribution centers and manufacturing facilities, in particular, will be gearing up to take advantage of this busy period. And we're all familiar with retailers hustling to stock their shelves during this hectic time of the year. Preparation for this higher than average volume is key to meeting the challengeread more
If you enjoy being part of a team that contributes to the growth and development of a forward-moving company, and at the same time, take pride in providing quality products with excellent customer support, then explore our current job openings.read more
You’ve probably heard the phrase "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts." But what does it mean and how does it apply to a forklift? First coined by the philosopher Aristotle, the phrase refers to the idea that there is such a connection among the individual parts that it is better than what each one would be individually; also known as synergy.read more
Operating a forklift may seem like a relatively straightforward task, especially if you aren't new to the profession. Unfortunately, becoming too comfortable operating a forklift can lead to complacency when it comes to vehicle safety. To avoid accidents caused by having a lax approach, ALWAYS be attentive to the potential dangers of operating a forklift.read more
If you’re familiar with forklifts, chances are you’ve had some experience dealing with the challenges of forklift batteries. Often, properly caring for the battery can lengthen the capacity of any forklift and help to keep it performing at its best. Battery care can be simple as long as you follow these tips on a regular basis.read more
In NE Pennsylvania, we are officially in the “dog days of summer.” Those sweltering days, typically being the hottest, most uncomfortable part of the summer. Not only are humans (and even our dogs) affected by the hot weather, but our equipment works harder too. In the fast-paced material-handling industry these “dog days” come with additional challenges. Maintenance of your forklift fleet is critical during times of temperature extremes.read more
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