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LiftOne offers comprehensive and solutions-based services in material handling equipment. Stay informed on the latest company and industry news by visiting our blog.

  • Feb 17 2017

    What to Look Out For When Buying A Used Forklift

    The forklift experts at LiftOne have put together a basic set of guidelines to follow when inspecting used forklifts for sale. Below you’ll find sound advice for buying used forklifts in Charlotte, NC—or anywhere else for that matter. Our aim is to help you purchase a quality forklift that will last, and prevent you from incurring unnecessary costs on forklift maintenance or replacement in the future.

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  • Feb 14 2017

    5 Ways to Avoid Costly Mistakes When Choosing a Material Handling Supplier

    Material Handling is so much more than buying a forklift. It’s the lifeblood of any facility or operation that relies on the ability to move and transport just about anything. Think about this: “Almost everything in your life, both at work and at home, at some point was moved by a lift truck”. It’s connecting the world with the things they need in every aspect of their lives. So when your business is considering a material handling supplier, there are a variety of factors that should be considered…and it shouldn’t just be about the bottom dollar.

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  • Oct 27 2016

    Eliminate Danger of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning with Electric Forklifts

    Not all worksites are created equal. While many of the machines we offer here at LiftOne are meant for outdoor work, forklifts in particular are often utilized indoors as well. This includes, but is not limited to, factories, warehouses, and other jobs that deal with major indoor storage and shelving systems. These are jobs that involve not only hundreds of other pieces of equipment, but also other people as well. Because of this, there are certain types of forklifts, like electric forklifts from Hyster or Yale that will serve you far better in an indoor working environment. 

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  • Oct 04 2016

    Behind the Wrench: Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Replacement Parts

    As with any type of machinery, eventually there'll come a time when replacement parts are needed. Forklifts are no different, and knowing which parts need replacing, where to find said parts, and how to best utilize them, is crucial in keeping up your most important piece of equipment. LiftOne offers a wide selection of parts for all of the manufacturers we carry, as well as, an expert team of mechanics ready to answer any of your questions about parts or service.

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  • Sep 27 2016

    Warehouse Safety Begins with Forklift Training & Certification

    If you're the type of warehouse manager who spends most of their day on the job site, there's no question that one of the biggest thoughts that crosses your mind is this: "Are we being fully OSHA compliant?" It's an important question to ask, and can affect everything from basic tasks to long-term jobs. For forklifts in particular, it's important to know and understand what OSHA expects for those working within their guidelines.

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  • Aug 04 2016

    Improve Warehouse Layout with Engineered Systems

    More than machinery and manpower go into making a warehouse efficient. Often the work space and on-site environment play a major roll in overall productivity, which is why LiftOne offers current and potential customers warehouse design services and expert consultations. We understand better than most the importance of maximizing both efficiency and profitability of a work space, and we're here to help create the best possible warehouse layout for your needs.

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  • Jul 28 2016

    Determining Your Forklift Capacity Needs

    When entering the market for a forklift, few items on your list of requirements should be more important than the proper forklift capacity rating. At LiftOne, we sell various types of forklifts, from micro lifts with a capacity of 1500lbs to high capacity forklifts that can safely lift up to 36,000lbs. Read the questions below to get a better idea of how we can help determine your capacity needs.

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  • Jun 01 2016

    Preparing Your Forklift for Summer

    Summer is officially on its way and while you may love the warmer weather, unfortunately forklifts do not. The humid summer heat can cause problems for forklifts in Charlotte, and when left unchecked, these problems can result in high repair bills and significant downtime.

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