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It’s a New Year! Is it Time for a New Forklift?
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Encore, Crown_Forklifts Forklift Forklift_Battery Forklift_Maintenance Forklifts Material_Handling Reconditioned_Forklift, Sales Service UniCarriers_Forklifts
The holiday season is behind us, 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.read more
Brrr! Is Your Forklift Fleet Ready for Cold Weather?
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Safety Forklift_Service Forklifts Material_Handling OSHA Reach_Truck Safety Service Service_Agreement
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.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
Guard Your Pallet Racking—Protection Pays!
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Allied_Products Forklift Forklift_Safety Forklift_Training Forklifts Material_Handling OSHA Rack_Guards Racking Warehouse_Solutions
Receiving—Moving—Storing, and Protecting! Material handling activities can bring a multitude of challenges. One being, lift trucks coming into contact with pallet racks. The repeated impact from forklifts can cause significant damage to your facilities’ pallet racks. What are the reasons for impact and how can you minimize repeated damage?read more
The Parts of a Forklift—it’s a Matter of Synergy!
By, Mary Beth Tomko Forklift_Parts Forklifts Lift_Truck Material_Handling OSHA
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.read more
Moving temperature-sensitive products? The loading dock is a vital part of the cold chain.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Allied_Products Distribution Dock_and_Door Dock_Levelers Dock_Seals Dock_Shelters Loading_Dock Logistics Manufacturing Material_Handling Warehouse Warehousing
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?read more
Need a Forklift? – Let’s Review the Types Available.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Counterbalanced Cushion_Tire Distribution Forklifts Manufacturing Material_Handling OSHA Pallet_Jack Pneumatic_Tire Reach_Truck Walkie Warehouse Warehousing
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.read more
Twisting, Bending, and Lifting? Solutions to Make Your Workplace Safer.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Crown-PTH, Crown-PTH-50PS Ergonomics Manufacturing Material_Handling OSHA Pallet_Jack Printing Warehouse Warehousing Worker_Safety Workplace
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.read more
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