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Prepare Your Forklifts For Cold Weather

It’s late October, the days are getting shorter, and winter is looming in NE Pennsylvania. So it’s a good time to review our maintenance tips for cold-weather, along with some advice about keeping your operators comfortable in the frigid weather.

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Material-Handling Equipment for the Peak Season

Meeting the expectations of your customers is a year-round goal. However, it is especially important during peak season which is right around the corner.

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Happy 4th of July!

We wish all our employees and friends a safe and Happy 4th of July! A federal holiday since 1941, July 4th is celebrated as the birth of American independence, but the tradition goes back to 1776. Today we celebrate with festivities ranging from fireworks, parades, and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.

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 Earth Day—Learn How Forklifts Matter.

This month we observe our 48th Earth Day. April 22nd marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. On this day in 1970, millions of Americans rallied for a healthy, sustainable environment. Today, the material-handling industry is part of the worldwide effort to be greener. Learn how forklifts matter.

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Show Your Forklift Some Love with Regular Maintenance.

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.

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It’s a New Year! Is it Time for a New Forklift?

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.

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Brrr! Is Your Forklift Fleet Ready for Cold Weather?

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.

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Fleet Management Systems—Technology to Improve the Bottom Line

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.

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