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Are Your Forklift Tires up to the Task? Tips for Replacement

There are several different types of forklift tires to choose from, depending on how the forklift will be used. Common types of forklift tires are pneumatic, solid rubber, cushion, and polyurethane. No matter the type of tire, they all show signs of wear and tear.

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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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Handle Difficult Loads with the Cascade TURNAFORK™

Lift trucks often use specialized attachments in place of traditional forks. These attachments increase the versatility of the truck in various applications. Take a look at this two-in-one attachment for clamp and pallet handling.

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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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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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Are You Ready for Material Handling Peak Season? Evaluate Now.

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 challenge

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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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Let’s Hear it for Spring Cleaning—Forklift Style!

After a long, unpredictable winter in NE Pennsylvania, we welcome Spring—celebrating the promise of warmer weather and longer days. But as we eagerly await golf, gardening and all things outdoors; let’s shift to the task of Spring cleaning—forklift style.

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