The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • Hopefully, you have emergency procedures in place to handle spills, fires, and other sudden issues. However, what many businesses forget is that you need a communication plan too. It's safety 101! Employees shouting at each other is going to cause even more panic and possible miscommunication. It's also important to notify shift supervisors and other managers. Of course, if it's a major issue requiring evacuation, everyone needs to be notified. How do you communicate during an emergency? Here are some tips.

  • The first cushion tire forklift came from as early as 1935 and could lift 6,000 lbs. Modern cushion tire forklift technology has improved tremendously since then. For example, the IC Cushion Platinum II has a load capacity up to 8,000 lbs.So, you now know what a standard forklift is, but what is a cushion tire forklift? Here is everything you need to know.

  • If you work in manufacturing or in a warehouse you may be looking for ways to improve your upward mobility. A forklift certification can be a great way to move forward in your career and it offers a lot of advantages that you may not know about. In this article we'll look at some of the reasons you may want to become certified on a forklift.