Archive: Forklifts

How to Reduce and Prevent Damage to Your Forklift

9 April 2021

A key part of looking after a forklift is being able to prevent or reduce the likelihood of any damage occurring to the forklift that could adversely affect its operation and safety.

This week’s blog explores seven ways owners and operators can reduce or prevent damage to their forklifts from occurring.

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Comparison Counterbalance Forklifts VS Reach Trucks

26 March 2021

Two of the most common types of forklifts are counterbalance and reach forklifts, this week’s blog provides a brief comparison between the two types of forklifts.

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Common Signs Your Forklift Needs a Service

19 March 2021

This week’s blog looks at why forklift maintenance is vitally important and briefly discusses some of the common signs that should be looked for to indicate a unit may need to be serviced.

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What are Order and Stock Pickers?

26 February 2021

This week’s blog briefly profiles the different types of order and stock pickers available and looks at the advantages of utilising them over other methods to lift operators to complete work.

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What is a High Reach Forklift?

20 January 2021

High reach forklifts are designed to safely and efficiently lift and retrieve loads from extreme heights that traditional counterbalance forklifts or order pickers are unable to access.

This week’s blog looks at the three benefits of the two most common types of high reach forklifts reach trucks and turret trucks and how they can benefit warehouses and businesses.

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How to choose the correct forklift fuel type?

20 November 2020

One of the most important factors that needs to be considered when purchasing a new forklift is its fuel type.

The choice of a forklifts fuel type must be suitably matched to the type of job being undertaken, budget and operating environment.

This blog lists some advantages and disadvantages of each of the above forklift fuel types listed below, to assist in selecting the correct forklift fuel type for your budget, application and operating environment.

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The Benefits of Buying a Second Hand Forklift

17 November 2020

Is it worth purchasing second hand?

We take a look at some of the benefits of purchasing a used forklift.

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How often should a forklift be inspected?

13 November 2020

Regularly inspecting a forklift as part of routine operations and maintenance is imperative for both safety and ensuring it is optimally functioning.

This blog lists reasons why regularly inspecting your forklift is beneficial, whilst also looking at what should be looked for when completing inspections.

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Forklift Repairs vs a New Purchase

12 November 2020

The age-old question: to repair or to replace?

This blog looks at some of the questions to ask when deciding to repair or replace your forklift.

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How Much Does a Forklift Weigh

22 October 2020

This week’s blog looks at forklifts service weight and why it is important to know the weight of a forklift before operating it.

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