When you buy a forklift you are told all about forklift preventive maintenance, but oftentimes it is just an extra sheet to sign on a...Read More
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Lithium Ion vs Lead Acid Forklift Batteries: Which is Better for you?
Did you know the very first commercial lithium-ion battery was used in 1991? However, when it comes to forklifts lithium-ion batteries have only been around...Read More
Dunes Point Capital Acquires Hy-Tek Material Handling & WorldSource Integration to Form Hy-Tek Holdings
Dunes Point Capital acquires Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. and WorldSource Integration, Inc. to form Hy-Tek Holdings. Hy-Tek Holdings is a material handling automation integrator serving...Read More
How to Fix a Pallet Jack Not Lifting
Manual pallet jacks are not the most complex tools. They have a hydraulic pump, a spring, forks, some wheels and a handle, that’s about it. ...Read More
How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Forklift?
Whether you are looking to move some heavy objects around your yard or you work in a warehouse that needs to transport product, you can...Read More
Class 3 Forklifts: The Full Breakdown
If you're a warehouse manager then you probably already know that throughput and up-time are two of your most important metrics. However, there are several...Read More
What is a Pallet Jack Used For?
Manual pallet jacks are the most basic type of forklift and are made specifically for horizontal transportation. They are used to carry wooden pallets of...Read More
9 Things to Look for When Buying a Used Forklift
Sometimes you just can't convince yourself to spend the extra money on a new forklift — even if it is a lease. Or you have...Read More
Forklift Classes: Class 2 Forklifts Complete Overview
Forklifts are categorized by their class, which ranges from 1 to 7. Here we will only be focusing on class 2 forklifts, also known as...Read More
How to Get a Forklift License for Free in 2020: Answered
So, you want to get a forklift license for free? Luckily, there is a way, but most of it comes down to your employer or...Read More
Forklift Classes: Class 1 Forklift Guide
Forklifts are categorized by their class, which ranges from 1 to 7. Here we will only be focusing on class 1 forklifts, also known as...Read More
Discover How the New Robotic Lift Trucks Work in Less Than 10 Minutes
Surprisingly, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have been around since the 1950s. Traditionally these AGVs follow along marked lines on the floor or use lasers or...Read More