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The Parts of a Forklift—it’s a Matter of Synergy!

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.

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Forklift Safety - Dos and Don’ts

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.

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Charged! Tips to Keep Your Forklift Battery Running Properly

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.

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Beating The Heat—Is Your Forklift Fleet Up To It?

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.

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Moving temperature-sensitive products? The loading dock is a vital part of the cold chain.

Produce, frozen foods, and flowers—these are just some of the temperature-sensitive products that consumers buy all the time. But did you ever ask yourself—how did my ice cream get from the cow to my supermarket in perfect, creamy condition?

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Need a Forklift? – Let’s Review the Types Available.

Forklifts are one of the most significant, multipurpose pieces of equipment used in the material handling industry. Lift trucks come in various types and sizes, engineered for operations ranging from large warehouses and manufacturing plants to small garage-based businesses.

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Twisting, Bending, and Lifting?  Solutions to Make Your Workplace Safer.

Keeping your employees' injuries to a minimum can be a challenge, especially when someone’s job duties consist of repetitive twisting, bending, and lifting. Although back injuries account for no work-related deaths, they do account for a significant amount of human suffering, loss of productivity, and economic burden on compensation systems.

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