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Comprehensive lift trucks resource. Includes news and product reviews regarding forklifts and their safe and efficient use within warehouses and distribution centers.

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By Josh Bond · August 1, 2016
A growing number of low-cost lift trucks offer new avenues for pairing equipment and applications, but less cautious buyers might find that small up-front costs come at a steep price. Selecting the proper lift truck, lift truck tips 2016, Choosing the right Lift Truck
By Bridget McCrea · August 1, 2016
Latest survey explores companies' lift truck buying, leasing, maintenance and disposal trends. Lift truck industry analysis, 2016 Lift Truck Study, Fork Lift Research
By Michael Levans · August 1, 2016
In Modern's 6th-annual Lift Truck Issue, we take a look at tying lift truck-driven data into operations, how to choose the right truck for the job, the Top 20 lift truck suppliers, TMS and more.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2016
Title: Chair, National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD); president, UniCarriers Americas Corp. Location: Washington, D.C. – National Forklift Safety Day Experience: Radous joined Nissan Forklift (now UniCarriers Americas) in 2009 as vice president of sales and marketing operations. He was appointed to the newly created role of executive vice president, sales, Americas in 2013. He has been president of UniCarriers since January 2016. Duties: As chair, he oversees the development of the agenda for National Forklift Safety Day.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2016
Whether a company accounts for every penny or hopes for the best, the value of an ongoing training program extends throughout an organization.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2016
To meet demands for dense storage, minimal labor and efficient equipment, even narrow aisle solution providers are sharpening their pencils. Lift Truck Tips 2016, Fork lift tips, forklift safety
By MMH Staff · June 21, 2016
Employees face more pressure than ever to meet productivity goals in today’s fast-turn, customer satisfaction-driven economy. With tight fulfillment deadlines, complicated picks and throughput-based incentives on the mind, safety procedures can become an afterthought.
By Chris Lewis · June 8, 2016
Moving product through a warehouse or distribution center often comes down to the basics: casters, tuggers and carts. Innovations in these simple solutions are increasing ergonomics, productivity and safety for workers on the floor.
By MMH Staff · June 7, 2016
Although difficult to define, operator comfort is more than amenities; it’s about taking every opportunity to help operators enjoy their work.
By MMH Staff · June 2, 2016
Robert Thomas - Crown Equipment - Lift Truck Technician - Dallas, Texas, USA. DUTIES: On-site service calls and repairs, planned maintenance, technician training
<p>Routine lift truck maintenance includes regular grease applications.</p> By Bridget McCrea · June 2, 2016
Pairing your lift trucks’ ongoing maintenance, repair and operations needs with the right service provider requires a little research and knowing what you need.
By MMH Staff · May 11, 2016
In today’s fast-turn, service-driven distribution paradigm, fast, accurate order fulfillment defines success.
By MMH Staff · April 27, 2016
FLTA cites features that improve operator comfort and performance in tough conditions.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2016
Customers demand lease agreements that allow for change, reduce or eliminate penalties, and prevent surprises during or at the end of the term. Finance partners have responded by offering unprecedented flexibility and risk mitigation.
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2014
As the industry successfully harnesses the wealth of available fleet data, opportunities for improvement extend throughout the business.

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