Why Regular Service and Parts Are Important

Crews count on forklifts every day. Wear and tear is inevitable — and when your forklift is out of commission, it can result in reduced productivity and unexpected expenses. Keep the importance of regular forklift service and parts replacement in mind, and you can keep your machine on the job. The Benefits of Regular Forklift…

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What to Look for in an Equipment Warranty

Equipment warranties are designed to safeguard your business against high costs for repairs and replacements. A good warranty will likely increase the cost of your purchase, but it can provide valuable protection that lets you operate freely and confidently in the long term.  What Are The Signs of a Good Equipment Warranty? What makes a…

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Rough Terrain Forklifts

Rough Terrain Forklift Guide

Whether you call it an all-terrain forklift, heavy-duty lift or rough terrain forklift, this heavy piece of machinery is a must on many job sites. Barclay Brand Ferdon has drawn on our decades of experience to create this rough terrain forklift guide to help you choose the right rough terrain forklift and understand how to…

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Robotic Forklifts

A Guide to Robotic Forklifts

Robotic forklifts use innovative technology to automate operations, increasing productivity and decreasing costs. Implementing automated forklift technology in your facility enables employees to focus on more valuable jobs while a machine takes care of the repetitive tasks. Understanding robotic forklift capabilities and benefits can help you determine if this automated technology is right for your…

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting a Forklift

Whether you’re experiencing an unusually high volume of business or need to handle heavier loads in your warehouse, consider renting a forklift. Forklift rentals provide all the benefits of owning one, which means your business can meet new demands without having to fully invest in the equipment permanently. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon discusses everything you should know before renting a forklift for your business in New Jersey or New York.

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forklift mast

How to Choose the Right Type of Forklift Mast

At Barclay Brand Ferdon, we’ve provided countless business owners over the years with the forklifts and fork attachments they need to get the job done. Whether you’re looking to rent a forklift for a specific need or you need to purchase a new fork attachment, our team of industry experts will help you narrow down your choices, providing you with the knowledge you need to make the best decision for your business.
When it comes to forklift masts, there are a few options, and you need to account for overhead clearance, as well as the space between aisles. Here, we take a closer look at forklift masts and how to pick the right kind for your application.

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Used Pallet Jacks and What to Look for When Buying One

If you own a business that constantly moves heavy pallets, you’ll likely benefit from a pallet jack. While new pallet jacks can be costly, a used pallet jack often does the same amount of work as a new one would – and typically at a lower price. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon explains the differences between used and new pallet jacks, as well as some factors to consider when purchasing a used one.

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Understanding Daily OSHA Forklift Inspection Guidelines

The material handling industry depends on safe and efficient solutions like forklifts to move goods, but certain guidelines must be followed to make sure they are in safe working condition. At Barclay Brand Ferdon, we have served New York and New Jersey with both high-quality products and industry expertise to keep our clients satisfied and safe in the workplace for many years. Here, we explain the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) forklift inspection guidelines, helping you to ensure your company is operating safely and in compliance.

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Rules and Tips for Forklift Safety

Whether you work in warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food production, or distribution, maneuvering a forklift (or several) is likely part of your business’ day-to-day operations. While these pieces of machinery offer a host of advantages, such as improving your workplace’s efficiency, they must be operated with extreme care and skill to avoid injuries, damaged goods, and other unfortunate outcomes. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon offers five rules and tips to ensure forklift safety at your jobsite.

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Goods and Industries that Require Higher-Security Material Handling Protocols

Just one instance of theft can be devastating to warehouses and suppliers. Not only does the company lose stock but also the confidence of clients and shareholders. Meanwhile, employees feel unsafe when they know their workplace is vulnerable. This is why ensuring the security of the facility is a must. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon outlines industries and types of goods where high-security material handling protocols are especially crucial.

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Rack Safety Tips

Rack safety is an important matter for any warehouse. A design flaw, unnoticed damage, improper assembly, or overloading can very quickly lead to a collapse. Therefore, proper techniques are essential to keeping employees safe while working near racks, as well as protecting your goods. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon, which serves North and Central New Jersey and parts of New York, provides some lifesaving rack safety tips to implement at your facility.

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How To Finance Material Handling Equipment

If you currently own or operate a warehouse, then you know just how important employing the right materials handling equipment is in improving efficiencies in your operation. Technologies are constantly changing and making sure you are utilizing the most productive lift trucks or other equipment is essential to staying competitive in this business environment. However, the purchase price of these assets are not cheap especially if you keep pace with technology and are turning your fleet every 3 to 5 years. At Barclay Brand Ferdon, we strive to help our clients find the right lift truck financing option for their business. Here’s a closer look at what to consider and the methods of payment we make available to you.

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