When preparing to do business with a heavy equipment dealer, have you ever considered their technological proficiency? Dealers that have embraced technology have gained efficiencies utilizing systems such as electronic work orders, telemetry on machines, and customer relationship management (CRM) to name a few. Traditionally, dealers have concentrated on the potential efficiencies within their company rather than […]

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When determining the type of lift truck/forklift that might be required for your operation, it’s not as complicated as it might appear. It all starts with the basics for the application the unit needs to operate in: Weight -What is the maximum weight the truck will need to pick up and at what load center? […]

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Even the myth of Robin Hood can inspire organizations of today. His motto of “steal from the rich and give to the poor” isn’t exactly what I was thinking. Rather I was thinking more in the lines of “take what you have already paid for and give to the needy”. What am I talking about? […]

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Is my forklift big enough to handle my attachment and load?

Forklift Capacities with Attachments Many loads which are lifted and transported with forklifts are better handled by using a forklift attachment mounted to the forklift’s carriage. There are many types of forklift attachments. Attachments have been designed to handle paper rolls, clamp boxes, move loads without pallets, handle concrete blocks, and handle or manipulate many […]

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Operate your Scissor Lift Safely and Productively. Fall Protection, Stabilization and Positioning. Maintenance and Operator Training.

3 Keys for Using Scissor Lifts Safely   A scissor lift is a personnel platform which is designed to lift workers vertically to perform many types of maintenance, construction, manufacturing, imaging and testing activities. Scissor lifts are, also, designed to travel forward and back with a lowered platform to position platform for the next task. […]

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