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DUAL MODE FORKLIFTS – Automated Solutions in Material Handling
By, Mary Beth Tomko Automated_forklifts Automation DualMode_forklifts Equipment Forklift_Sales Forklifts Material_Handling
Within the material handling industry, key manufactures have developed automated solutions to deal with the challenges of meeting consumer demand. One solution has resulted from dual-mode technology that uses both automated and manual functions.read more
Forklift Batteries: Conventional vs. Opportunity vs. Fast Charging
By, Mary Beth Tomko Conventional_Charging Fast_Charging Forklift-Batteries Forklifts Opportunity_Charging
Modern technology has influenced the lift truck in many ways, including the batteries that power them. One of the most significant demands of the supply chain is speed, combined with efficiency. Read more about the ways to charge lead-acid batteries.read more
Lithium-Ion Batteries—Consider the Benefits
By, Mary Beth Tomko Forklift-Batteries Forklifts Lithium-ion_Batteries Lithium_Batteries Lithium_ion Lithium_Technology
The type of battery that powers a forklift is chosen carefully. Specifications need to be followed for optimal compatibility with the forklift as well as the application requirements for its’ use. These are key indicators. But what about lithium-ion technology in the decision-making process? Let’s look at the benefits of lithium batteries and how they are revolutionizing motive power in the material handling industry.read more
The Mighty Forklift: Adaptable, Durable, and Valuable
By, Mary Beth Tomko Connectivity Electric_Forklift Fleet_Management Forklift Forklifts Lift_Truck Material_Handling
The mighty forklift has come a long way since its conception. Early lift trucks were simple in design being made to lift a load only a few inches. Even so, they made the unloading and loading of freight much easier and more efficient. Let’s take a look at some of the ways these essential machines are Adaptable, Durable, and Valuable to material handling.read more
Today’s Forklifts—Combining Technology and Comfort
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts Ergonomics Fleet_Management Forklift Forklifts Lift_Truck Material_Handling OSHA Reach_Truck UniCarriers_Forklifts Warehouse_Solutions Workplace
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.read more
Earth Day—Learn How Forklifts Matter.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Crown_Encore, Crown_Forklifts Electric_Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Service Forklifts Lift_Truck Maintenance Material_Handling UniCarriers_Forklifts
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.read more
The Forklift Industry—Reaching New Heights in the U.S.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts E-Commerce Fleet_Management Forklifts Lift_Truck Logistics Manufacturing Material_Handling Technology Warehouse Warehousing
Material handling is defined as the movement, protection, storage and control of materials and products throughout manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, consumption, and disposal. Lift trucks are an essential part of the process and used in virtually every industry. The chances are that most of the products you use every day have spent time on a pallet and were touched by a forklift at least once, perhaps even dozens of times.read more
It’s Decision Time—Should We Buy or Rent Our Next Forklift?
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Crown_Forklifts Fleet_Management Forklift Forklift_Rental Forklift_Service Forklifts Lift_Truck Material_Handling UniCarriers_Forklifts
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?read more
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