The truth about lithium ion batteries for forklifts

If you are a warehouse manager that walked the floor at the materials handling show Promat in the spring of 2017, you may have noticed the number of vendors touting lithium ion batteries for forklifts. The technology is relatively new for forklifts, and yet there are many questions warehouse managers are asking about their use in a …

Forklift battery maintenance tips

Here are the top forklift battery maintenance tips that will help you to avoid hurting forklift battery life. Follow these tips to help extend the life of a lift truck’s battery. This advice will also help eliminate the expense of needing to replace the unit prematurely. Be sure to always consult your battery seller or local forklift …

Forklift Battery Charger Selection Guide

With so many forklift battery charger manufacturers selling in the market,  how is a savvy warehouse manager or purchasing agent supposed to know which charger is best for his or her company’s operation? Below, Warehouse IQ has provided a simple guide to selecting the best forklift battery charger and power solutions for your operation. Shift …

Do Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Forklifts Make Sense?

Fuel cells are emerging technology for forklifts and warehouses. This article looks at the Pros and Cons of fuel cells versus other fuels for lift trucks. Also, an ROI is provided for justifying fuel cells over lead-acid batteries, battery changers and battery rooms.

Forklift Battery Charger – 10 charging tips for lift truck batteries

Top 10 tips on how to charge a forklift battery with with an industrial lift truck charger. Is my charger matched to my forklift battery? Is my charger damaging my forklift battery? What should I do when watering a pallet jack battery? Electric forklifts need batteries and chargers, which charger is right for me?