Farming has been around for as long as we’ve been on this earth and is continuously evolving. In years past, the farming culture has leaned towards completing tasks with whichever tools & equipment are readily available at that time. Today, there are materials handling solutions that can help to reduce operating costs by offering one machine that can do the job of various pieces of farm equipment.
The cold and wet weather can cause serious equipment damage if you aren’t careful. We want to help you protect your greatest assets. That’s why we’ve put together our top 5 winter forklift safety tips to help get you through the coming months.
To ensure your fleet isn’t hurting your budget, you need to know what each forklift’s ownership and maintenance costs are. These costs can be determined by referencing PM records, inspection reports, and your hour meter.
Regardless of the application, you want your forklift to deliver reliable performance for as long as possible. That’s why it’s important to ensure you’re using safe practices and performing regular maintenance on your machine.
When it comes to electric forklifts, many operators and industry specialists have some preconceived ideas about their power and operation. This is typically due to the fact that there many myths surrounding the capabilities and limitations of electric forklifts.
Did you know every manufacturer recommends a weekly forklift greasing schedule to ensure the best performance? This means that whether you’re working in warehousing, construction, or gas & oil, it is crucial that your forklift is sufficiently greased on a regular basis. Proper greasing will reduce friction and grinding between components, prolonging the life of your equipment while reducing downtime and saving you money.