March 09 2023
Is your facility compliant with OSHA forklift regulations? This guide offers some must-know information for managers, supervisors, and owners using forklifts.
March 02 2023
Do you know how to test forklift brakes and when to repair or replace them? This guide helps you identify the signs, reasons, and solutions for brake failure.
February 23 2023
Learn about forklift weight capacity and how to know the limits of your forklift. Get tips on calculating the weight capacity and identifying your needs.
February 16 2023
Forklift hand signals are a great way to ensure safety in the workplace. Learn the seven forklift spotter hand signals and how to communicate effectively.
February 09 2023
Do you have questions about the four common forklift mast types? Read more to ensure you pick the right one to get the job done most efficiently.
February 02 2023
One of the greatest benefits of using forklifts is that they increase efficiency, helping to reduce the time and cost of projects. By correctly maintaining your forklift, you ensure that you will spend less in the long run on machine repairs and that your workers will be safer. One of the most important parts to pay attention to is the battery. You can prolong the life of your industrial machines by performing routine forklift battery maintenance.
January 26 2023
When it comes to saving both time and money at work, industrial machines like telehandlers are a great solution. If you need a forklift or telehandler and are considering purchasing one, here’s all you need to know about these machines and how to find good-quality telehandlers for sale.
January 19 2023
Whatever your industry, your employees are your most important asset. Their safety while operating heavy machinery is vital to your business. The regular maintenance schedules and forklift inspection procedures you follow protect your employees and guarantee your equipment's long-term reliability. Guard your employees' safety by implementing a daily inspection checklist for all your forklift operators.
January 12 2023
Every year, forklift injuries impact thousands of people. These powerful pieces of equipment can potentially cause significant bodily harm or death if proper care is not exercised while working with and around them. It’s essential to make sure your employees are all properly trained and follow warehouse forklift safety procedures.
January 05 2023
Forklifts are the workhorses of the modern warehouse, and every operator should know these seven universal forklift hand signals. When you and your workers can communicate in the noisy atmosphere of a busy and potentially dangerous workplace, you help to ensure that everyone stays safe and that inventory moves smoothly.
December 29 2022
What are the advantages of an industrial floor scrubber? Keep your warehouse cleaner, safer, more presentable, and more pleasant for both workers and clients.
December 22 2022
Boom lift safety is necessary to prevent serious injuries, and OSHA sets standards that employers must meet or face penalties.
December 13 2022
Understand the OSHA requirements for forklift training in 2022 and learn how to put together a program that will keep your workers safe and informed on the job.
December 08 2022
Learn how section 179 forklift tax deductions can save your business money on new or used equipment for your warehouse. Write off up to 100% of vehicle cost.
December 01 2022
Find out when to repair or replace your forklift. Learn how to estimate repair costs and obtain quotes on forklifts for sale.
November 17 2022
Learn about common warehouse forklift types, including counterbalance forklifts, reach trucks, and order pickers. Find the right fit for your business.
November 10 2022
Moving boxes in a warehouse is one thing; transporting a shipping container is another beast entirely. It's dangerous to use a standard warehouse forklift to move these large, specially modified containers, so you need a container handler. How much does a container handler cost, though, and is it worth the money for your business?
November 08 2022
The easiest way to retrieve a box or two from a high shelf is probably using a cherry picker forklift. However, you may still be wondering if the cherry picker forklift cost is worth it. Use this guide to decide.
November 03 2022
Understanding the forklift load center is essential for figuring out the actual load capacity of your forklift.
October 27 2022
Pros and cons of gas and electric forklifts. Learn how a propane forklift differs from other internal combustion and electric lift trucks.
October 13 2022
Forklift cost is determined by many factors including: type, condition, size, brand, and model. Typically the cost will range from $5,00 to $65,000.
October 06 2022
Looking for a forklift for sale? Save time and find multiple new & used forklifts for sale in one place with IFT.
September 29 2022
This guide explains OSHA propane tank storage requirements clearly. Learn the right way to fill, store and install LP gas for forklifts.
September 22 2022
It's easy to match any lifting needs with the right forklift mast. Learn more about masts and find the right equipment for any application.
September 15 2022
Forklift load center is the distance from the vertical faces of tines to the center of gravity of a load. Here's how to find load center distance.
September 08 2022
Forklift operation can cause driver fatigue, a potentially hazardous situation. Here are steps employers can take to lessen fatigue and keep drivers safe.
September 01 2022
Looking for equipment with the right forklift capacity for your business? Here's everything you need to know about forklift load capacity.
August 25 2022
Calculate the minimum forklift aisle width for safety and ease of operation in your warehouse. Consider forklift design and floor layout.
August 18 2022
Learn more about the 6 most common forklift types so you can select the right forklift for you and your business.
July 26 2022
The best indoor forklifts are the ones that can do exactly what you need them to do. You will be making quite a few decisions about specs when considering a new forklift; the best choice for you will depend on the specific conditions and requirements of your business operations.
July 07 2022
Constant use causes wear and tear, so planned forklift maintenance is essential to the performance and operation of your equipment.
June 30 2022
Forklift lifespan is measured in hours of operation, how it was used and past maintenance. Here's what to look for when buying a used forklift.
June 23 2022
Are you wondering how to inspect your forklift forks so you don’t run into any unexpected problems? Follow these inspection tips.
June 16 2022
Are you wondering how important it is to follow OSHA forklift regulations? Here are some of the most common forklift violations and fines.
June 09 2022
If you are good at forklift battery maintenance, but your battery still isn’t performing well, here are some ways to know if it’s time for a replacement.
November 09 2021
Protect your forklift pallets and forklift loads by learning how to reduce forklift damage. There are many factors that could cause damage. Misaligned forks, mast interference, and environment all play a role.
November 02 2021
Learn more about the advantages of professional forklift servicing. Then, find out how to compare pricing from top companies in your area before you choose.
October 19 2021
Learning how to drive a forklift in the safest way possible is important. Hundreds of avoidable forklift accidents occur every year. Combat hazards with Industrial Forklift Truck's list! Then, find out how to get the best equipment on the market at the best price.
October 05 2021
Having different types of forklift maintenance checklists is highly recommended. OSHA forklift standard is to have daily, seasonal, and annual inspections. Industrial Forklift Truck has already covered what spring and winter forklift maintenance looks like. Now, let's go over what should be on your fall maintenance checklist!
September 07 2021
Your forklift data plate tells you much more than capacity. Learn how to read a forklift capacity plate. Use the information on your forklift data plate to operate the equipment safely and efficiently.
August 24 2021
Optimize your warehouse space with proper shelving and the right equipment. Invest in a forklift designed specifically for narrow aisles. Access inventory seamlessly, no matter where it's stored.
August 10 2021
Cushion tire forklifts got their name through their tire type. Most forklifts are categorized this way because of how important tires are to the overall structure. That's why choosing between forklift tire types is a big deal. In most cases, the two options you'll be struggling between are pneumatic and cushion tires. Read this quick rundown on cushion tire forklifts to see if their benefits are right for you.
July 27 2021
If you plan on buying a used forklift, understanding hours and useful life will help you make a smart decision. Purchase reliable equipment with plenty of life left in it. First, find everything you need to know about forklift hours here.
July 13 2021
If you’re new to material handling equipment, trying to understand how everything works with unfamiliar terminology can be difficult. Industrial Forklift Truck is here to help! We’ll go over common forklift parts and terms to help you get a handle on your equipment.
June 29 2021
We’ll guide you through changing your forklift oil in 10 minutes or less. Reduce downtime and get your equipment back in action fast with an efficient forklift oil change.
June 15 2021
Electric forklift maintenance will improve performance and extend your equipment's life. Industrial Forklift Truck is here to keep your equipment in good condition. We'll discuss what to inspect, how often to inspect it, and how to tend to your electric forklift battery.
June 09 2021
National Forklift Safety Day 2021 focused on forklift safety and operator training. Find out which points OSHA addressed and how to improve forklift safety.
June 01 2021
In honor of National Forklift Safety Day, Industrial Forklift Truck is here to help you fight forklift hazards. We'll give you a rundown of the most common forklift accidents and how to combat them. Then, get free quotes on equipment for you.
May 27 2021
Toyota Industries just announced its plan to temporarily suspend the production of some forklift models due to a pending emissions certification. Learn more.
May 18 2021
Forklift maintenance is necessary for every warehouse. Without forklift preventative maintenance, your forklift will break down, have issues, or cause accidents. That's why Industrial Forklift Truck is giving you forklift preventative maintenance tips! With these six checkpoints, you will improve forklift safety in your warehouse.
May 04 2021
Forklift brakes are arguably the most important part of your equipment. A brake malfunction can cause serious injury and even death. That’s why it is important to maintain your equipment and perform forklift brake repair whenever necessary.
April 20 2021
Having one forklift checklist that is simple to access and easy to understand will help your operators perform inspections quickly and thoroughly. That’s why we’ve created a simple OSHA daily forklift inspection checklist PDF for you to download and distribute at your workplace.
April 06 2021
Electric vs internal combustion forklifts has already been covered. Even all 7 of the different forklift types has been covered, to find the best machine for your business needs...but how can you possibly compare two pieces of equipment that serve the same function?
March 23 2021
Keeping your forklift forks in the best shape possible is pivotal to your lift truck maintenance. While any forklift damage is severe, forklift fork damage is the most impactful to lifting. However, a deeper understanding of the vehicle can save you from forklift repair and enhance long-lasting performance!
March 19 2021
With spring upon us, now is the time to practice forklift preventive maintenance to offset the loss of production caused by hot weather failure! Follow these spring forklift maintenance tasks to reduce costs and preserve the life of your equipment.
March 11 2021
A forklift brake inspection plays a critical role in both operator and pedestrian safety. Material handling equipment can be extremely dangerous. Keeping forklifts in good, working condition will help prevent fatal accidents and major injuries.
March 09 2021
Knowing when and how to change forklift tires is a key part of any operation that uses material handling equipment. Keep your business running smoothly with efficient forklift tire replacement.
February 23 2021
Forklift tires can get complicated. There are different types and sizes, each of which is intended for different equipment and applications. Knowing what types of forklift tires your equipment needs is essential to productivity and warehouse efficiency.
January 28 2021
Learn more about the pallet stacker and the traditional counterbalance forklift to determine which one is the best fit for your business.
January 26 2021
Use this forklift guide to aid you in your equipment selection process. Find answers to all of your questions before buying a forklift.
January 12 2021
Forklifts are designed to load, unload, and transport goods. However, forklift hazards are everywhere. Knowing how to properly use your equipment will make these machines less dangerous.
December 29 2020
The forklift mast, also called the upright, is the backbone of your equipment. It is the portion of the machine that is responsible for lifting, lowering, and positioning the load. Each mast type has its own limitations and capabilities.
December 15 2020
Proactively performing winter maintenance on your forklift equipment will prevent costly repairs down the road. Harsh temperatures affect all aspects of forklift operation, so it’s important to get ahead of potential problems before they start.
December 01 2020
Daily forklift checks are essential because they are vital in catching detectable equipment failure before the equipment is operated. Unfortunately, many operators rush through their forklift daily inspection. This leads to poorly documented maintenance concerns and faulty equipment during operation. Luckily, Industrial Forklift Truck is here to help.
November 17 2020
It is important that all operators and pedestrians are on the same page. Protect warehouse pedestrian safety at your facility by educating your employees. Here are some tips to address when going over your forklift safety talk.
November 03 2020
The important thing is to compare all your options and take your time when making a decision. Not every used forklift is a good deal. Luckily, Industrial Forklift Truck is here to help your sort out the good from the bad.
October 20 2020
Find out how a counterbalance forklift can benefit your operation. Learn more about both stand-up and sit-down counterbalance forklift options. Then, browse our huge inventory of equipment. Get a counterbalance lift truck that fits your needs and budget today.
October 06 2020
Industrial Forklift Truck is here to help. We’ve collected a list of reasons to rent and reasons to buy. Consider where your business fits into these lists to determine whether or not lift truck rental is for you. Then, use our price comparison tool to find the best forklift rental cost in your area.
September 22 2020
Routine forklift maintenance helps prevent life-threatening accidents and expensive repairs. Forklifts complete tough tasks and are subject to excess stress. In particular, forklift forks and chains experience lots of wear. These parts are responsible for lifting thousands of pounds every day.
September 08 2020
There are lots of options when it comes to forklift fuel types. Choosing the right equipment will increase the productivity and efficiency of your business. Learn more about each forklift fuel type to determine which one is the best fit for your operation.
August 25 2020
Forklift prices vary depending on equipment type, brand, dealer, and more. You’ll need a basic understanding of how these prices work before you buy. This will help you determine whether or not you’re getting a good deal.
August 11 2020
How long a forklift lasts depends heavily on operating conditions and routine forklift maintenance, as well as the quality of equipment. So, how do you know when to call it quits? We’ve created a guide on things to consider when deciding between forklift repair and replacement.
July 28 2020
Properly using, servicing, and replacing your forklifts will increase warehouse productivity. Learn more about effective practices you can add to boost your workflow.
July 14 2020
Industrial Forklift Truck is here to guide you to a safer workplace. We have the resources you need to implement scissor lift safety at your facility.
June 30 2020
We’ve broken down each OSHA forklift standard into simple, actionable steps that you can apply directly to your business. Complying with OSHA forklift safety rules has never been easier.