Distractions for Forklift Operators

Most formal and informal forklift training programs quickly address the most obvious hazards associated with lift truck operation: poorly maintained equipment, usage that violates manufacturer specifications, unsafe speeds, disregard for

Loading and Unloading From a Vehicle

Forklifts are frequently used to move objects and pallets from one warehouse, loading area, or showroom to another. But materials handling teams may also rely on a forklift when loading

Green Trends in Materials Handling

In response to a growing shift toward environmental sustainability, materials handling facilities are working hard to incorporate responsible, safe, and efficient practices into their business models. And the shift to

Lift Truck Ownership

When business cycles thin out, new orders trickle in, and margins tighten up, decision makers in the materials handling industry often fall prey to a common mistake: They overextend replacement

How Does a Forklift Work?

Since the invention of the first “forklift” (which was originally called a truck tractor) about 100 years ago, forklifts have become a nearly universal sight in most materials handling workplaces.