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7 Ways You Can Ensure You’re Setting Up the Ideal Ergonomic Workstation

Ergonomics is a term that gets thrown around a lot when talking about workstation setups. But why? What does it even mean? Is it actually...

Top 4 Reasons to Rent Vs. Buy a Forklift

Many people think the only reason to rent a forklift is to meet a temporary need. For example: There’s a seasonal spike in business or a one-off...

Forklift vs. Auto Mechanic: Similar Jobs, Different Pay

Are you an auto mechanic looking for better pay and less repetitive work? We’re looking for friendly, helpful people who want to become forklift...

The 7 Different Types of Forklifts (According to OSHA)

If you’re looking at forklifts for sale, you may have seen descriptions such as: counterbalanced lift trucks (class 4) or electric-powered rider...

How to Move a Forklift With a Dead Battery - 3 Options

When your electric forklift has a dead battery, you have a few options. Use a bigger forklift to move the dead one Hook the dead forklift up to...

When To Buy a Sit-Down vs. Stand-Up Forklift

A stand-up forklift can deliver massive productivity gains and spike profits, but stand-up forklifts aren't the best choice for every application....

How to Buy A Like-New Used Forklift

There are many reasons to buy a used forklift: you need equipment right away, you have a limited budget, etc. BUT  (some may argue) there are some...

8 Frequently-Replaced Clark Forklift Parts To Keep On Hand

Forklift parts are a little harder to get these days due to shipping delays and supply shortages caused by COVID-19. Avoid unnecessary downtime by...

What is a Yard Truck and Why Are They Increasingly Popular?

Yard trucks, also known as yard jockeys, spotter trucks and terminal tractors, are designed to move trailers and cargo containers. These trucks...

Forklift Extensions: What You Need to Know

Forklift extensions, also known as fork extenders or long lifts, temporarily make your forks longer. Many industries use forklift extensions...