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BEATING THE HEAT—PREPARE YOUR FORKLIFTS FOR SUMMER
By, Mary Beth Tomko Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Tips Forklifts
It’s finally summer in NE Pennsylvania, and hot, humid weather is here. So, it’s a good time to talk about forklift maintenance as your lift truck will need some extra attention. Overheating is a common problem, so make sure your maintenance schedule is followed. Nothing ruins a shift faster than a broken-down forklift.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
Prepare Your Forklifts For Cold Weather
By, Mary Beth Tomko Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Safety Forklift_Service Forklifts Lift_Truck Maintenance Material_Handling Workplace
Winter is on its way to NE Pennsylvania, along with all its challenges. 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.read more
Want to Reduce Downtime? Don’t Neglect your Forklift Battery.
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Battery_Maintenance Forklift Forklift_Battery Forklift_Service Industrial_Battery Maintenance Material_Handling
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.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
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
Beating The Heat—Is Your Forklift Fleet Up To It?
By, Mary Beth Tomko Action_Lift Forklift Forklift_Maintenance Forklift_Service Forklifts Maintenance Safety Service
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.read more
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