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by Ryan Oshman, on January 31, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Which is better, an electric or propane forklift? The right answer depends on your application - and it may surprise you. Ten years ago, propane forklifts were the go-to choice …

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Topics:ForkliftElectric ForkliftsPropane Forklifts

by Dan Bergman, on January 28, 2020 at 6:47 AM

Forklifts powered by liquid propane gas (LPG) offer unique advantages to their users. LPG forklifts make up a huge portion of the material handling market and are found across most …

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by Dan Bergman, on January 28, 2020 at 6:45 AM

Electric forklifts are growing in popularity worldwide. Their performance has improved, thanks to advancements in both battery and electric motor technologies in recent years. With new battery types on the …

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Topics:ForkliftElectric Forklifts

by Phil Hanford, on January 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM

The electric forklift industry relies on a variety of battery types for power. This guide to forklift battery types covered the basics of what makes each type of battery stand …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift Batteries

by Ryan Oshman, on January 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Myths and misconceptions about used forklifts prevent many buyers from getting a great deal. A used forklift, when purchased from a reputable seller, costs about half as much as a …

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Topics:ForkliftUsed Equipment

by Phil Hanford, on January 10, 2020 at 8:00 AM

OSHA requires all forklift operators to complete safety training before they drive forklifts. Employers must provide these training programs. For many companies, using a professional training service can make sense …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift Safety

by Ryan Oshman, on January 7, 2020 at 6:57 AM

No matter the size of your warehousing operation, maintaining compliance with local and federal fire codes is crucial. By ensuring you meet standards set by OSHA and your local, municipal, …

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Topics:Forklift SafetyWarehouse PlanningPallet Racking

by Phil Hanford, on January 7, 2020 at 6:56 AM

For material handling businesses operating in Washington ports, maintaining equipment is a top priority. It can also be one of the biggest challenges. Due to environmental factors, the wear and …

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Topics:ForkliftServiceWashington State Ports

by Dave Jensen, on January 3, 2020 at 8:00 AM

One of the toughest decisions facing a material handling operation is how to handle forklift maintenance: should you keep all maintenance in-house or outsource forklift planned maintenance? While there are …

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by Dan Bergman, on January 3, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of accidents occur at loading docks each year, including fatal ones. Twenty-five percent of all industrial accidents occur at loading docks, and many of them are preventable …

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Topics:Forklift SafetyLoading Dock

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