The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • When it comes to having your forklift serviced, is an in-house technician better? Or should you outsource forklift service? Read on to help you decide.


    Do you rely on forklifts to lift and move heavy loads at your establishment? If so, it is important that you keep the machines in good working condition at all times.

  • The right tires can help reduce your forklift maintenance costs. But should you go for pneumatic tires or cushion tires? Learn all about forklift tires here.


    Forklifts are not all the same. Due to their diverse applications, various types of forklifts are designed for specific tasks and working conditions. Different models and builds have differences in engine (gas, diesel, LP, electric), lift capacity, and performance.


    Tire types are the most significant distinction between forklifts. You can either have cushion forklift tires or pneumatic (solid, air, foam-filled) tires. The type of tires fitted to a forklift has a profound effect on its handling, safety, and overall performance.


    In this article, we look at the characteristics of both types of tires and their difference to determine when to use one type over the other.

  • Should you buy or rent a forklift? What’s the best thing to do? Well, there is no correct or wrong answer to this. Truth is, there are pros and cons for buying and renting. It’s your individual needs as a business and operations that determine if you should rent or buy.


    How many forklifts do you run in a day?


    The answer to this question will make it clear if you need to buy or rent a forklift. However, there is a number of other variables that should be considered before you rent/buy forklift.