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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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Tips for Industrial Floor Care

It’s certainly a challenge, but clean floors in the workplace are essential to the overall sanitation and safety of your operation. Whether you operate a large DC or small shop, keeping the floors clean and free of debris will help things run more efficiently and reduce accidents caused by slips, trips, and falls.

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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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Spring is Here! It’s Time to Inspect Your Dock & Door Equipment.

Winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania can be long and challenging. So with springtime comes the desire for warmer temperatures and all things outdoors. It’s also the perfect time to take a look at the effects of winter weather on your dock and door equipment.

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Want to Reduce Downtime? Don’t Neglect your Forklift Battery.

A major setback in any operation is downtime. Taking good care of your forklift battery is one way to avoid unplanned work stoppages. Let’s review proper battery and charger maintenance to see how the right process will keep your forklift fleet operating at its best capacity.

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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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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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