The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • For many professionals, forklift issues are detrimental to the smooth running of their business. But, unfortunately, as with any piece of machinery, problems are inevitable.


    However, there are specific issues you can investigate and detect yourself. Some even have simple solutions.


    Of course, there's also the option of contacting a forklift repair company. Many companies have them on-site; others work under a maintenance service contract, or you might have to hire the services of a third-party company. 


    But, in this article, we're going to present several forklift troubleshooting tips. Hopefully, these will help you to identify the problems your machine is suffering from, as well as an appropriate solution.

  • Managing the scales between profit and expenses is a headache for any business owner. Throw some heavy machinery into the mix, and you might end up losing the balance. No one wants to see the plates to come crashing down!


    That's one of the reasons why many businesses tend to ease the load by investing in used forklifts. It can do the work for a fraction of a cost.


    But is it always that simple? We have prepared this forklift buyers guide to help you navigate the highs and lows of the forklift market. 

  • Where you sit matters for work. In the field of construction and warehouse work, back problems are common among those doing heavy labor. But what about the guys behind the machines? 


    A damaged or worn out seat on your forklift can cause significant back pain and subsequent absenteeism. In fact, workers with back pain are absent an average of 4 days more each year, more than those without back pain.