Lift Truck Tips

By Josh Bond · April 1, 2014
Business conditions change, but unless it’s designed for flexibility up front, a fleet maintenance contract might limit your options in the future.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2014
Fleet owners have plenty of options for improving the ergonomics and productivity of aging equipment.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
After matching the attachment to the application, it’s critical to ensure that the lift truck and its attachment are properly installed.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2014
Simple steps can point the way toward prolonged battery life and an optimal battery inventory.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2013
The mere possibility of a hydrogen ignition can lead to big costs for an operation, but a solid monitoring plan can put workers, inspectors and insurance companies at ease.
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2013
Cold applications can be damaging to equipment, safety and productivity—but they don’t have to be.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2013
An expert identifies some tell-tale signs that a training program might be missing the mark.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2013
The transition to two-level picking can improve storage and cut travel times in cramped facilities.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2013
New solutions make inroads one application and lift truck model at a time.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2013
Tailored lease terms can drive down costs while increasing a fleet owner’s ability to react to changing conditions.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2013
Voice-enabled mobile computers can condense the benefits of two or more technologies into one productive platform.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2013
The structure of maintenance services should be defined first and supported throughout.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2013
Three practices can help users take the bite out of ‘the vampire in the battery room.’
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2013
Standard and optional lift truck features can help the operator move as little as possible, a sure way to increase comfort and productivity.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2013
An attachment’s return on investment is only as good as the planning and training before the purchase.

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