MidColumbia Forklift Blog

by Heather Oldham, on April 22, 2024 at 1:05 PM

In our first employee spotlight of the year, we're proud to introduce Alfredo Serrano. Alfredo is one of our most dedicated team members working out of the Pasco branch. He's …

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Topics:We're HiringEmployee Spotlight

by Phil Hanford, on April 8, 2024 at 6:45 PM

When a forklift goes down, lockout/tagout procedures protect employees from injury and your company from OSHA fines and litigation. Does your operation follow lockout/tagout (LOTO) best practices? By the time …

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Topics:Forklift Safety

by Julie Clarke-Bush, on April 5, 2024 at 10:22 AM

COLUMBUS, Ind. APRIL 5, 2024 – Toyota Material Handling announced Mid Columbia Forklift as a recipient of the annual President’s Award at the company’s annual dealer meeting in Phoenix, Arizona …

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Topics:News

by Dan Holland, on March 22, 2024 at 1:04 PM

If you’re pricing out a new loading dock door or other industrial door, you may wonder, “Is an insulated door with the extra cost?” Read on to learn more about …

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Topics:Warehouse Doors

by Dan Livingston, on March 20, 2024 at 11:00 AM

Forklift attachments and accessories can help you move more product in less time, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to modify forklifts. OSHA's regulation states: any modifications …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift SafetyForklift Attachments

by Dan Livingston, on March 18, 2024 at 5:08 PM

Once you decide to buy a forklift and start shopping around, you'll soon discover a new forklift can cost between $20,000–$50,000. Why such a big price range? In this article, …

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Topics:ForkliftLeasingForklift Fleet Management

by Dan Elliott, on March 13, 2024 at 11:22 AM

Do you have a parking lot, walkway, sidewalk or street you’d like to keep clean? As you're no doubt aware, manual litter collection is labor-intensive — and may put team …

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Topics:Litter Vacuums

by Dan Livingston, on March 4, 2024 at 12:37 PM

June is forklift safety month, so it's the perfect time to review: The most common forklift-related injuries The main cause of forklift injuries How to prevent forklift-related incidents How to …

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Topics:Forklift Safety

by Jason Rigney, on February 26, 2024 at 6:21 PM

Need an overhead door for your loading dock, warehouse or storefront? Before you buy a roll up door from someone else, ask about the turnaround time — it can be …

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Topics:Warehouse Doors

by Dan Elliott, on February 19, 2024 at 3:28 PM

Commercial floor cleaning machines aren’t one-size-fits-all. No surprise there. But if you’ve only been looking at industrial floor scrubbers, take a few moments to consider an industrial sweeper instead. Why? …

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Topics:Sweeper ScrubberFloor Cleaning

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