Pros and Cons of Electric Forklifts

Compared to gas and diesel forklifts, electric forklifts tend to fare better for several reasons. They are ideal in cold climates and for indoor use such as within warehouses. While they are more expensive up front, they tend to provide better return on investment as they: Are most cost-effective to run Last longer Quieter and … Continue reading

Forklift Operation – Understanding the Nuts and Bolts 

A good forklift operator is a major asset for any business. Most people don’t know that forklift operators are the people who manage workflow, solve handling issues, and ensure that things run smoothly on site. Modern forklifts have added another dimension to this basic role – drastically improved efficiencies. The new generation forklifts are very … Continue reading

Forklift Repairs vs New Purchase

It’s fair to say that the decision to buy a new forklift or repair an old one is a true bottom line issue. You need to consider outlays and tangible benefits for each option, and some obvious questions: ·         Forklift repairs are always a good option, but do you need to upgrade? ·         Realistically, how … Continue reading

Forklift Attachments – What to Choose and When to Use

Forklift attachments are among the most productive, useful parts of your equipment. The different types of attachments include a variety of high-value options, like extensions, jibs, and other excellent handling gear. Here is our guide to forklift attachments. Forklift Attachments for Any Task Forklift attachments and extensions can be used for a vast range of … Continue reading

Protecting Your Forklift from Tipping

Forklifts are high-performance vehicles. They’re working continuously and because of this, they have some significant safety issues that need to be kept in mind all the time. Tipping is one of the most serious and dangerous of these safety problems. Forklift Safety Essentials The key elements in forklift safety are: Good driving: Australian forklift drivers … Continue reading

5 Benefits of Buying a Second Hand Forklift

Forklifts are a good investment for any business. That said, if you’re looking at serious upfront costs, a second-hand forklift can be a very good move and we’d like to explain why. Second Hand Forklift Basics The critical factors in buying a second-hand forklift are pretty convincing: 1. Vehicle quality: Most second-hand forklifts on the … Continue reading