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Today’s Forklifts—Combining Technology and Comfort

Is your lift truck experiencing too much downtime? Does it cost too much to maintain? If so, it might be time to sell and upgrade to a modern forklift. Today’s forklifts are new and improved—designed with advanced technology and ergonomic features.

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Need to rent a forklift? Here’s what you should know.

The time has come— you find that you’re in need of a forklift rental. Perhaps you have a seasonal need, so a short-term addition to your fleet is the answer. Certainly, a one-off job that requires heavy lifting is a prime example where renting a lift truck is the best solution to your material handling needs. Here is a rundown of some key points to consider when renting a forklift:

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Stay Alert! The Importance of Forklift Warning Lights

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the fiscal year 2017. Number seven on the list points to the dangers of Powered Industrial Trucks. The types of equipment in the category are lift trucks (forklifts), tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks and more.

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 Earth Day—Learn How Forklifts Matter.

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd each year marking 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. Let's take a look at how forklifts matter.

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It’s Decision Time—Should We Buy or Rent Our Next Forklift?

The time has come when you need to add to your forklift fleet. Perhaps your business has grown, and the demands of your forklift fleet have increased. Or maybe it’s time to replace an aging lift truck. The big question remains—should you buy or rent and how do you decide?

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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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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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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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