5 Ways Custom Access Platforms Impact Warehouse Operations

Workshop infrastructure, warehouse buildings, and equipment vary in size, form, and height from site to site. There are no simple answers to problems concerning employees having access to workplaces of various heights. But the need to do their job in a safe, efficient and legally compliant manner remains.  This is the reason why custom access …

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 …

Types of forklifts – Lift trucks demystified

Types of forklifts in warehouses today Are you new to the materials handling business? Or do you need a refresher on types of forklifts? Want to learn about the different types of lift truck? This is your guide to what they are and what do they do. Counterbalance Forklifts Counterbalance forklift trucks are the most common type …