Thanks to advances in technology and information, the world is changing faster than ever. The material handling industry is no different, with new processes and developments altering the way we work on a regular basis.
Staying on top of these changes is crucial. Companies that refuse to acknowledge them, or are late to implement the vital next steps, will be swiftly left behind.
Getting your forklift driver qualifications is the crucial first step to becoming a forklift operator – but there’s more to it than just that.
Are you keeping the forklifts in your fleet well maintained and fully serviced?
It’s definitely easier said than done – your operators are using the trucks all day long, from start of shift to end of shift – but ensuring your vehicles are in tip-top shape should be written into your company’s daily routine.
When it comes to choosing counterbalance forklifts you have two main options: powered by electricity or by an engine.
Some great things are being done with electrification and there are certainly places in your fleet for electric trucks, but there is still a lot to be said for internal combustion (IC) engines.
Whilst we certainly recommend embracing the future by going electric, we also strongly believe that every fleet can profit from a truck or two powered by an engine.
Here are five benefits of engine forklifts and why they can still be a useful addition to your operations.