May the Forks Be with You – Free Forklift Forks Inspection

Joyce Schwob - April 19, 2024

Every May at JIT we celebrate what we like to call “May the Forks Be with You.” It’s a combination of three things that our team loves: Forklifts, Star Wars, and the month of May. The way we celebrate this annual tradition is by ensuring your forklift is as effective as it can be. It Read more

Signs You Need to Replace Forklift Tires

Joyce Schwob - June 14, 2023

When to Replace Your Forklift Tires You depend on your forklift to move your products and complete daily operations in your facility, and your forklift depends on its tires. Worn out forklift tires can cause instability for the machine and for whatever it is moving, stopping or accelerating can become more difficult, and potentially dangerous Read more

Fleet Management Tips

Joyce Schwob - April 17, 2023

Your company has a lot invested in its forklifts. If you have multiple forklifts in operation, you need to be strategic about keeping them safely running for as long as possible. To help you maintain your return on investment, we’ve put together several forklift fleet management strategies. Planned maintenance Performing planned maintenance (PMs) according to Read more

Choose Your Forklift First

Joyce Schwob - October 11, 2022

Why Choose Your New Forklift before Designing Your Warehouse Operation When it comes to warehouse efficiency and developing a successful operation, we suggest that you start with your forklift. This machine is at the heart of your material handling processes and is the backbone of your warehouse. Once you determine which new forklift is best Read more

Can You Drive an Electric Forklift Outside?

Joyce Schwob - October 10, 2022

WHICH ELECTRIC FORKLIFTS ARE OK TO DRIVE OUTDOORS? At JIT, we carry a wide variety of pneumatic tire electric forklifts. A question that we get a lot is whether or not you should be using an electric forklift outside, or if they are only for indoor warehouse applications. Because modern electric models can deliver just Read more

Forklift filters

Tips for Forklift Filters

Joyce Schwob - July 18, 2022

Filters are some of the most important forklift components. They are used to keep fuel, oil, and hydraulic fluids clean and pure as they flow throughout your machine’s systems, lubricating parts and dispersing heat. Small pieces of material and particles created by component wear and tear are picked up by your forklift’s oil and hydraulic Read more

Nylon or Polyurethane Pallet Truck Wheels – Which is better?

Joyce Schwob - January 24, 2019

Deciding between Nylon Pallet Truck Wheels and Polyurethane Pallet Truck Wheels is a mostly straight forward decision, but for most people making it, it’s unchartered territory. Noise Noise reduction is a strong point of polyurethane wheels. They do not make a lot of noise while in use. Most other types, including Nylon, make audible noise Read more

10 Ideas for National Forklift Safety Day

Joyce Schwob - May 26, 2018

National Forklift Safety Day is on June 12th this year.  This day is a great opportunity to bring forklift safety to everyone’s “top of mind”.  Now is the time to prepare a worthwhile day for your team. If you search National Forklift Safety Day online, you’ll find hundreds of safety tips.  The hard part is Read more