Logistics & Materials Handling Blog

Forklifts for the Steel Industry

Forklifts for the Steel Industry

22 May 2020

Steel manufacturers, fabricators and suppliers regularly lift and transport heavy and long loads such as such as structural steel beams.

Due to the size and weight of loads it can often be harder to manoeuvre them around a supply yard, onto transport or on a job site.

This week’s blog looks at specialist forklifts and materials handling unit that allow for the easy and safe movement of steel products.

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Forklifts for the Agriculture Industry

Forklifts for the Agriculture Industry

5 May 2020

In the farming and agriculture industries there are a wide variety of large and heavy loads that need lifting.

To safely and efficiently carry these large and heavy loads a rough terrain forklift or telehandler are the ideal solution.

This week’s blog highlights three ideal agriculture forklift solutions Adaptalift Group has for sale and hire that can assist our customers.

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Tips for Storing a Forklift Long-Term

Tips for Storing a Forklift Long-Term

27 April 2020

With a number of businesses temporarily shut or operating at decreased capacity, the need or demand for forklift operations may have decreased or stopped entirely.

This week’s blog shares some tips for properly storing a forklift for extended periods of times such as during shutdowns, inclement weather or seasonal needs.

Following these tips will ensure your forklift is ready to return to operation when called upon, reducing the risk of unnecessary delays and costs of
servicing or repairing the unit to ensure it is fit for use before returning to service.

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12 Ideas to Improve Warehouse Safety

12 Ideas to Improve Warehouse Safety

20 April 2020

This weeks blogs looks at 12 safety ideas to improve warehouse safety.

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5 Considerations to Understanding a Forklifts Lifting Capacity

5 Considerations to Understanding a Forklifts Lifting Capacity

14 April 2020

All forklifts and materials handling equipment (MHE) have a maximum lift capacity as specified by the manufacturer.

The overall rated capacity of a forklift is calculated based on a number of factors to specify the maximum weight a forklift or MHE can safely lift at any one time.

This week’s blog looks at 5 key consideration to help understand a forklifts lifting capacity.

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Real Warehouse Design Layout Examples

Real Warehouse Design Layout Examples

6 April 2020

A correctly designed and implemented warehouse layout can lead to a number of benefits, this week’s blog looks at three real life examples of how the implementation of a more efficient warehouse layout has positively impacted our clients.

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Hyster’s Cool Truck the Ideal Forklift for the Recycling Industry

Hyster’s Cool Truck the Ideal Forklift for the Recycling Industry

27 March 2020

Recycling plants are unforgiveable working environments for operators and forklifts.

Units need to be able to stand up to the more severe operating conditions of the plant environment.

Hyster has worked closely with industry partners to design and engineer its cool truck variant of its standard industry leading forklifts.

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Construction Industry Forklift Solutions

Construction Industry Forklift Solutions

20 March 2020

All construction sites have requirements for forklifts to assist in load and unload goods as well as transporting them around the site.

This week blogs looks at the types of construction industry forklifts and what tasks they are adept at carrying out.

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Advantages of Hydrogen Forklifts

Advantages of Hydrogen Forklifts

13 March 2020

The rise in popularity of electric forklifts in conjunction with continued environmental concerns surround greenhouse gas emissions and availability of natural resources has led to manufacturers researching and designing a new type of forklift powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

This week’s blog and discusses some of the advantages of hydrogen powered forklifts.

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5 Key Considerations When Choosing a Rental Forklift

5 Key Considerations When Choosing a Rental Forklift

21 February 2020

Before renting a forklift there are a number of key considerations to ensure the most suitable unit for the application is selected.

Five of the most important considerations are detailed in this week’s blog.

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