How Yale® Forklifts Improve Warehouse Productivity and Efficiency

Yale forklifts combine sophisticated features with thoughtful designs, making them a solid choice for enhancing productivity and efficiency in your warehouse environment. With Yale forklifts, you can get more done in less time. Yale forklifts also include safety features that reduce downtime and keep operations running. Other benefits, like improved return on investment (ROI), allow…

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Top Tips for Forklift Safety

Top Tips for Forklift Safety

  Your forklift operators are an essential part of your business, and their job comes with some risks. Without the right safety practices, your workers may suffer accidents that lead to expensive repairs and workers’ compensation claims. Proper forklift safety is key to running an efficient and safe operation. As a warehouse or distribution leader,…

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Forklift Classifications Guide

Does your business depend on forklifts to perform various material handling tasks in a warehouse, manufacturing plant or another facility? You probably know there are numerous forklift types and sizes on the market, so it’s important to select the right truck for your application. What Are the Forklift Types and Sizes? The description of the…

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How to Choose the Right Power Source to Increase Forklift Productivity

Is it time to assess the power sources used by your forklift fleet? Forklifts can now be powered by an array of energy sources – from batteries to hydrotreated vegetable oil! According to recent industry data by ACS Omega, 69% of shipped forklifts are now electric, while a shrinking proportion – 31% – are powered by…

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Common Forklift Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Without proper safety precautions, operator training or handling techniques, forklifts can be a hazard in your workplace. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 96,000 forklift accidents occur each year. Below are the three main causes of injuries related to forklifts and how you can address them: 1. Forklift Overturns One of the most…

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4 Ways Multi-Directional Forklifts Will Improve Your Warehouse Operations

Multi-directional forklifts allow movement in four directions letting your operators work with more flexibility in tight spaces. Their axles rotate completely and move the vehicle forward, backward or side-to-side. This added functionality provides a more comprehensive solution for many operational needs, especially those with confined, narrow aisle warehouse. Here are four benefits of a multi-directional…

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Signs to Replace Your Forklift Brakes

Having functional forklift brakes is crucial for employee safety and compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. Recognizing the signs that indicate a need for brake replacement can help you maintain optimal functionality. Here are three signs that indicate it’s time to replace your forklift brakes: 1. Reaching the End of Service Life Brakes…

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benefits of forklift training

Benefits of Forklift Training

Your warehouse operators must be trained and certified to use forklifts per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In addition to this requirement, continual forklift training teaches your employees how to operator lift trucks safely, productively and helps reduce workplace accidents. Learning about the advantages of training helps you understand why it is so…

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How to Prevent Lift Truck Damage

Lift trucks are a necessary component for your warehouse to stay productive and meet your operational goals. However, when these essential pieces of equipment get damaged or go out from an unexpected breakdown it can cause a ripple effect into your operations. Minimizing the risk of damage to equipment, product and pallets will help save…

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Common Signs That Your Forklift Needs Service

You need your forklift to work correctly for you, all day, every day. Over time, the constant lifting, loading, unloading, and transporting can take a toll on your trucks. This means regular service is required to keep your material handling fleet in peak operating condition, ultimately maximizing its life span. Scheduling planned maintenance is another…

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3 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Lifts

As the weather changes and you start to get your fleet ready for spring, there are some steps you should follow to ensure your equipment is prepared. Taking proper care of your lifts each year ensures you get maximum productivity, improves safety and increases life of your equipment. Follow this simple forklift repair checklist and…

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How Rental Forklifts Can Improve Warehouse Productivity

Due to recent gaps in the supply chain, warehousing and shipping demands have been higher than ever before. Among other repercussions, the coronavirus has delayed shipments worldwide, putting strain on distributors everywhere – including the production of material handling equipment. As a result, some companies have turned to rental equipment to make sure they have…

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