Entries by Heather Palmer

When Should You Replace Your Forklift Tires

Regardless of the brand of forklift tires you use, all forklift tires are subject to typical wear and tear. Coupled with the fact that forklifts don’t feature a traditional suspension system, your forklift tires carry a lot of weight (most have to be able to support around 10,000 lbs. on the front tires alone) around […]

Proper Forklift Maintenance can Prevent Most Injuries

When it comes to any form of heavy machinery, proper maintenance is the best preventative measure anyone can take to avoid injuries, or in worst-case scenarios… a fatal accident. OSHA has gathered data on forklift-related injuries and have stated that 34% of all accidents that occur with a forklift lead to someone being injured. Furthermore, […]

Is Your Forklift Fleet Ready for a High Volume Season?

With one of the largest holiday shopping seasons right around the corner, having a stocked fleet of forklifts that are ready and able to pick pallets of orders is crucial. This is especially true for anyone who operates a fulfillment center. Having the machinery necessary to help fulfill orders is not an option, it is […]

How to Prolong the Life of a Used Forklift Battery

Your forklift is only as good as the battery that is powering it. In order for your forklift to stay operational and fulfill routine tasks, it needs power. It almost sounds like a no-brainer, right? Well, believe it or not, batteries are one of the most overlooked components on a forklift. In fact, we often […]

How to Shop for Used Forklift Parts

When the time comes for you to replace a part on your forklift, and it will, you need to have a good idea of not only where to purchase your parts… but also how to shop around for the right ones. Knowing how to assess the quality of a part and recognize certain red flags […]

Which Forklift Parts Require the Most Maintenance?

Forklifts require routine maintenance to keep them in good working order, but it is inevitable that no matter how well it is maintained, there will come a point when something simply needs to be replaced. If some of these parts are not replaced before they are completely worn down, they can cause massive amounts of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Certifications

Are you considering obtaining your forklift certification? Then you have come to the right place. We have compiled a guide that covers everything you need to know about becoming certified and staying certified throughout your career. It’s important to know that it’s not just a one-time thing, but continuous learning to ensure top safety within […]

What Are the Advantages of Buying Used Komatsu Forklift Parts?

If 2020 has taught us anything – it’s that money and financial resources are tighter than ever. While each US State has unique challenges due to COVID-19 to combat, one hurdle that exists in virtually every industry is a significant loss of revenue. Nonetheless, warehouse and commercial facilities still have equipment that allows them to […]

Is Buying a Used Forklift a Smart Business Decision?

The modern warehouse or industrial manufacturing facility has a lot of expensive equipment under its umbrella. From Computer Aid Design machines, to transportation equipment like forklifts, warehouse managers are tasked to invest wisely with major investments. With a price tag that can range from $40,000 up to $150,000 or more, buying new forklifts is a […]

Can You Buy Komatsu Forklift Parts Online?

Komatsu is a leading provider of durable, high-capacity forklifts, liftrucks, and commercial equipment. As they approach their 100-year anniversary, the company continues to build on their reputation for staying ahead of competitors by infusing modern technology. Although they have 25 manufacturing plants located across the globe, sometimes warehouse and fulfillment center managers struggle to find […]