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
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
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
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
On June 4th, 2017 Team Liftow took to the streets of Toronto for the annual Heart & Stroke, Ride for Heart. While it was an early and wet start for
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.