The Interesting History of the Forklift

The forklift has a history going back to 1917. The original idea was simply to create a truck that was designed to move materials around factories. This idea soon evolved into the early stages of modern hydraulic forklifts. Early forklifts were pretty basic and couldn’t lift loads much higher than their own height. Even that … Continue reading

How Hard Is It to Source Replacement Parts for Forklifts?

Sourcing replacement parts for forklifts needs to be very easy and straightforward. If there are problems with sourcing parts, the forklift may be unusable or unsafe to operate. Downtime due to problems sourcing parts is another problem to be avoided at all costs. From a purely business perspective, replacement parts are critical. An inoperable forklift … Continue reading

Being a Smart Workplace with Forklifts in Operation

Any experienced forklift operator or forklift business owner will tell you: A “smart” workplace is cost-efficient, technically up to date, and above all, safe. The big issue is how you achieve this scenario. In this article, we’re giving an outline of the common issues. Forklifts Are Almost Always Busy They move large amounts of materials … Continue reading

Our Christmas Guide to Selecting the Right Forklift

If you’re considering new forklift acquisitions over the Christmas period, you may be surprised to learn that this is a good time to buy. It’s the middle of the financial year and you can get some very good deals.  You can also give yourself a few Christmas presents, too, with acquisitions of top-brand forklifts and … Continue reading

Is Financing a Forklift Purchase a Good Move? Yes, And Here’s Why.

Good cost managers always look for the best financial options to deliver business-focused outcomes. When it comes to equipment acquisition, there are two basic choices. You can pay the full price upfront, or pay progressively on a financial agreement. Reach LocalMore Posts

Why Buying a Used Forklift Can Be a Very Good Business Move

Used forklifts can be a surprisingly useful acquisition for businesses. Don’t be put off by the word “used”. As a matter of fact, any used forklift you buy in Australia will be in excellent condition. All machines are required to be fully serviced for compliance with Australian safety and operational standards. They must also be … Continue reading

High Capacity Forklifts: Getting Your Purchasing Right for Best Business Values

Forklift capacity is very important for managing workflow. Any good time and motion study will deliver a range of metrics to show what’s right and wrong with your handling capacity, work turnarounds, and other critical core business needs. Reach LocalMore Posts

Best Practice Top Brand Forklift Acquisition and Sourcing

There’s a bit of a myth among industries using forklifts that sourcing and acquisition of top brand forklifts is expensive, and about as much fun as a visit to the dentist. But that’s certainly not the case. We’d like to debunk this myth, and show you how to source a great top brand forklift at … Continue reading