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Buying a forklift? It's important to know the total cost of ownership.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Forklift_Parts Forklift_Sales Forklift_Service Forklifts Material_Handling
There's no doubt that buying a new or used forklift requires a large upfront capital investment. The price is determined by many variables including the capacity, operating capabilities, engine type, brand, condition, and accessories. However, there are several “other” items to consider in addition to the initial cost of a lift truck.read more
Spring Maintenance Tips for your Forklift
By, Mary Beth Tomko Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Parts Forklift_Service Forklifts Material_Handling
Spring has arrived in NE Pennsylvania, and so we anticipate the promise of warmer weather and longer days. But as we eagerly await golf, gardening, and all things outdoors; let’s shift to getting your forklift ready for warmer weather. Here are some tasks to put on your spring maintenance to-do list.read more
Are Your Forklift Tires up to the Task? Tips for Replacement
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts Cushion_Tire Forklift Forklift_Parts Forklift_Safety Forklifts Pneumatic_Tire Worker_Safety
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.read more
Material Handling Equipment for the Peak Season
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts Equipment_Rentals Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Parts Forklift_Rental Forklift_Service Forklifts Fulfillment Rentals Sales Service
Meeting the expectations of your customers is a year-round goal. However, it is especially important during peak season. During the busy holiday shopping season, distribution centers need to meet high fulfillment demands, and manufacturing facilities will be working hard on year-end production. Careful preparation for higher than average volume is key to meeting the challenge. Here are some tips to make sure your material-handling equipment is ready to go.read more
Handle Difficult Loads with the Cascade TURNAFORK™
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Cascade Cascade_Attachments Forklift Forklift_Parts Forklifts OSHA
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.read more
Show Your Forklift Some Love with Regular Maintenance.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Cascade Cascade_Attachments Certified_Training Crown_Forklifts Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Parts Forklift_Service Maintenance Material_Handling
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 lift truck. Just like any other vehicle, forklifts require regular maintenance and repairs to perform well.read more
Fleet Management Systems—Technology to Improve the Bottom Line
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
Are You Ready for Material Handling Peak Season? Evaluate Now.
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 UniCarriers_Forklifts Walkie_Pallet Warehouse
Peak season is on the horizon 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.read more
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