The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • 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. 

  • Many times, when people think of forklifts, they think of large, mobile machines moving pallets around inside of a warehouse. Although this image is often accurate, rough terrain forklifts are equally important and perhaps, even more useful.


    So how exactly do rough terrain forklifts differ from indoor ones? Continue reading and we'll walk you through what defines a rough terrain forklift. We'll also go over important safety information as well.

  • When you get a new forklift, you need to understand its load capacity to operate it properly. If you are planning on using a forklift any time soon, you need to read this important information about forklift loading capacity as soon as possible!


    Forklift load capacity is the maximum weight that a forklift can safely carry a load to a specific loading center. Loading centers are the middle of a forklift truckload from front to back. To better understand what a forklift load center is, simply learn how to calculate one.