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 23 2020
Remember, we’re with you every step of the way. Whether you need to buy a forklift or learn more about equipment specifications and workplace productivity, we can help. Celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year with the Industrial Forklift Truck family.
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.