The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • There's no doubt about it; forklifts serve a vital purpose at the workplace. However, knowing the right time to let go of this critical machinery has always been a challenge. On average, a forklift's useful lifetime is between 10,000-20,000 hours.

    Beyond this point, an older forklift may become more of a liability to your business. Given the weight of this machinery and the load, operating an old forklift can pose a grave danger. 

  • The manufacturing sector in the United States had a total value of shipments worth $5.4 trillion in 2016. Considering the bulky nature of most of these manufactured goods, moving and handling them can be a real nightmare. That's why most companies utilize the ease and convenience that forklifts introduce in the internal operations of a company.


    Do you own a business or warehouse that needs to move bulky goods over short distances? Whether you already own a forklift or are looking to buy a new one, it would help to understand the different types of forklift attachments and their usefulness. 


    The forks on a forklift is not the only lifting tool you'll ever need. Consider the importance of these other forklift attachments.

  • Many people do not realize how easy it is to make a mistake while charging a forklift battery. These mistakes can be costly and sometimes irreparable.


    Here are some of the most common forklift battery charging mistakes and how you can avoid them.