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When to Use a Lead-Acid Vs. Lithium-Ion Forklift Battery

If you run a multi-shift operation and haven’t started learning about lithium-ion forklift batteries yet, you may be surprised to know: A lithium-ion forklift battery can pay for itself in less than three years through:

  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced...
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2 min read

Most Popular Forklift Attachments: #1 Side Shifter

What do material handling operations and NASCAR pit crews have in common? If you work in a warehouse or distribution center, the answer is obvious. If you want to be the best, you have to move fast and get the job done right the first time.That’s why...

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4 min read

Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Forklift?

Your forklift is old and you’ve never been in the business of throwing money away (and you’re not going to start now). 

The first option is to repair the old thing, which might be a waste of money if it’s bound to fail in only a few short months...or...

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Forklift Chain Replacement: 6 Signs Your Mast Chain May Fail

There are accidents, and then there are incidents. Accidents are often the results of carelessness: a forklift operator gets too close to a rack and scrapes the paint, a nail in the yard creates a flat tire, someone forgets to charge a forklift’s...

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How to Move a Forklift With a Dead Battery - 3 Options

When your electric forklift has a dead battery, you have a few options.

  1. Use a bigger forklift to move the dead one
  2. Hook the dead forklift up to some car batteries
  3. Replace the dead forklift battery with a charged one

If your business is based in...

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3 min read

How Often Should a Forklift Be Serviced?

Maintaining your forklift is the best way to prevent expensive repairs. You wouldn’t skip an oil change on the family vehicle, right? The same applies to your lift truck. You take care of it, and it will take care of you.

Internal combustion-powered...

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5 Signs Your Forklift Forks Should Be Replaced

The steel forks are one of the toughest parts on a forklift. They're designed to  take a lot of abuse, but they can also fail without warning.

A dropped load can cause serious injury, product damage, and expensive repairs, but the good news is: fork...

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3 min read

How to Avoid Overspending on Forklift Service

When one of your team members says, “Hey boss, I think something’s wrong with one of our forklifts,” what goes through your mind? 

Probably something along the lines of, “oh no, how much will this cost to fix?” 

When a forklift goes down, you lose money...

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2 min read

Do I Need a Forklift Attachment?

You know your forklift like an old friend. But friends - and forklifts - have limitations. Like the day you realized that friend didn’t have your back, sometimes your forklift lets you down. The solution? Forklift attachments. Attachments can solve many...

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How to Find a Forklift Dealership You Trust

When you enter into business with a material handling service provider, you expect results. You trust in the customer service, the quality of forklift maintenance and guidance, and the provider’s integrity. The sad reality, though, is that not all...

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