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Toyota Forklift: Why You Should Buy Used

Benefits of buying a used Toyota forklift from The Forklift Pro

When a business decides it’s in need of material handling equipment, usually it’s because there’s a need for improved productivity and efficiency. When internal processes require too much time, or too much manpower, to complete, then typically a forklift is an ideal solution. One of the leading forklift brands on the market is made by […]

Where to Find VNA Lifts

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Warehouses often find their shelves stacked wider and higher as they make room for more inventory. This expansion, while beneficial for order fulfillment and increased business, can start to become problematic for equipment operators. Navigating forklifts through constricted spaces is difficult – and dangerous. Operating traditional forklifts in narrow aisles is hazardous due to obstructed […]

How Forklift Classifications Help With Purchasing

The evolution of the forklift has given many industries better options for their material handling needs. Two main factors determined how forklifts are classified – the fuel type and the job type. Because each class operates differently, forklift drivers must be trained on each class of forklift they intend to operate. Forklifts have been given […]

Increasing ROI With Used Forklifts

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Investing in quality used material handling equipment is one of the best choices you can make for your customer’s bottom line. The decision to purchase used forklifts over new forklifts will help increase efficiency, cut back on manual labor costs, and recoup initial investment costs quickly. An essential part of a dealer/customer relationship hinges on […]

Counterbalance vs. Reach Forklifts

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Forklifts are not one-size-fits-all machines. Though they all have similar capabilities and the same end goal of efficiently moving material, understanding their differences is fundamental in the purchase process. Warehouse space, loading requirements, storage space, and weighted material are all key players in deciding which used forklift style to choose. Though counterbalance forklifts have typically […]

Forklift 101: Tips for New Forklift Drivers

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Forklifts give us the power to save time, money, heavy lifting, and unloading, as well as increase efficiency in warehouse logistics. With that being said, being a forklift operator takes discipline, focus, and continuous training. There is a hard line between being a professional forklift operator and being an experienced forklift operator professional. Don’t worry […]

Choosing a Reputable Forklift Wholesaler

There are many moving parts (quite literally) when choosing a forklift wholesaler, but the number one contender is finding a trustworthy company. Analyzing company reputation, purchase terms, leasing opportunities, equipment quality, customer service, and experience level are all crucial factors in choosing the best wholesaler for your needs. Though a used forklift purchase may be […]

Forklift Seat Belt Safety Tips

If you are old enough to remember riding in a car during the 1960’s through the mid-1980’s you’ll probably remember not being diligent about wearing a seat belt. It wasn’t until 1985 that the NHTSA and the Ad Council began using advertising to promote seat belt use with the Vince and Larry dummies. The commercials […]

Forklift Attachments Series: Where Would We be Without the Side Shift?

Forklifts have come a long way since the first efforts combining horizontal and vertical movement staring back in 1887. Even with all the advancements in technology from a safety and productivity standpoint, there are still more ways to save time, money, and increase worker safety when it comes efficiently running your business. Here at The […]

Forklift Trade-In Value: 8 Areas to Keep in Mind

There’s no doubt that the forklift is a useful asset to many operations, but machines don’t last forever. Eventually, what used to be a productive piece of equipment turns into a something that’s spending more time in the repair shop than on the job. Nobody has time for a loss in productivity when it comes […]