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Whether you’re purchasing or renting your first forklift or adding to your current fleet, understanding the basics of forklift maintenance is critical to making sure you’re getting longevity from your vehicle. Just like any other vehicle, forklifts require regular maintenance and repairs to perform well. Following a consistent maintenance schedule is one of the best ways to ensure you’re getting the most out of your lift truck.read more
The time has come when you need to add to your forklift fleet. Perhaps your business has grown, and the demands of your forklift fleet have increased. Or maybe it’s time to replace an aging lift truck. The big question remains—should you buy or rent and how do you decide?read more
The 2017 holiday season is a memory and a new year has begun. For some, it’s a time for personal reflection and new resolutions. But it’s also an excellent time to take a good look at your material-handling equipment. Resolve to address your lift truck needs now—before you are in a critical situation.read more
Frost is in the air and the days are short—yes, winter has arrived in NEPA. Just as lift trucks need extra care for hot weather, precautions for cold-weather months are equally important. Low temps can severely impact a forklifts’ ability to perform to its best capacity. Issues like tubing leaks, dead batteries, and cracked radiators can be the result of not having your forklift cold-weather ready.read more
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts Fleet_Management Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Parts Forklift_Safety Forklift_Service Forklifts Lift_Truck Maintenance Material_Handling Technology
Here, there, and everywhere—new technology is developing at rapid rates. With advances taking place in so many areas of the material-handling industry, how can technology impact the management of your forklift fleet? What processes will improve by knowing everything from what the operator is doing at all times, to specific vehicle performance? Better labor management, fleet optimization, and planned vehicle maintenance to name a few.read more
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
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