Turret Truck

Compact Forklift Buyer’s Guide

With storage and manufacturing space at a premium thanks to expensive building leases and high costs per square foot, it’s important for warehouse and facility managers to make the most of the space they currently occupy. There are several types of industrial lift trucks available to support this goal and provide valuable space-saving solutions.  One…

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Yale forklift before and after

Used Forklift Buyer’s Guide

When you buy used equipment, you want your investment to be well-maintained and able to provide you with many hours of service. Knowing what to look for when purchasing a used forklift is essential to ensure it offers you the best value for your money. With this used forklift buyer’s guide, you’ll have the tools to navigate…

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Forklift inspection

How Often Should Operators Inspect Their Forklift?

Operating heavy machinery takes a high degree of attention and professionalism. While everyone has their own set of standards and expectations for those operating forklifts on the floor, there are also federal mandates enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that every operator needs to abide by. One of the most frequent questions…

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Yale MBP Service

How Often Should A Forklift Be Serviced?

When operating heavy machinery, you need to be sure that everything is operating as the manufacturer intended. This is to ensure the safety of both the operator and those working with and around them. A defective or malfunctioning forklift very quickly becomes the biggest safety hazard in your facility, so you must address and schedule…

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Forklift Maintenance Checklist

The benefits of regular forklift maintenance have been proven. Material handling facilities experience less downtime, lower repair costs, and longer equipment lifespan with regularly scheduled service by experienced techs. At the same time, regular forklift inspections can identify any problems before they escalate and require costly repairs. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon shares a forklift maintenance checklist to…

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Barclay techs working on a forklift

6 Forklift Maintenance Tips To Help With Safety

There’s no substitute for regular forklift maintenance. When a facility depends on lift trucks to stay productive, maintenance helps prevent unexpected downtime and costly repairs. At the same time, service is extremely important for forklift safety. To demonstrate the value of regular maintenance as part of your forklift safety program, Barclay Brand Ferdon offers six tips to…

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