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How To Select a Forklift Tire – 3 Things to Consider

Trevor Cowser - Saturday, January 26, 2019
How To Select a Forklift Tire – 3 Things to Consider

A forklift tire might seem like a small, inconsequential detail in finding the perfect forklift, but choosing the wrong forklift tire could minimize your forklift’s effectiveness. 1) Pneumatic or Cushion – Indoor or Outdoor? This is a primary decision in selecting a forklift Most forklifts can only use one of these two tires – supporting parts are designed to support a specific type of tire and the entire forklift is classified based on which type of tire it supports. Pneumatic f ..

Nylon or Polyurethane Pallet Truck Wheels – Which is better?

Trevor Cowser - Thursday, January 24, 2019
Nylon or Polyurethane Pallet Truck Wheels – Which is better?

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 while in use. Abuse Nylon’s strong point is its ability to take abuse. They are harder than other materials and while other materials might scratc ..

10 Ideas for National Forklift Safety Day

Trevor Cowser - Thursday, April 05, 2018
10 Ideas for National Forklift Safety Day

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 turning those tips into worthwhile action. That's why we've created this list of 10 ideas you can implement on National Forklift Safety Day to make forklift safety a priority. Yo ..

Full Maintenance Plan Saves More Than Just Money

Joyce Schwob - Monday, November 07, 2016
Full Maintenance Plan Saves More Than Just Money

If you spend hours every week reading, interpreting, approving and disputing forklift repair invoices you may find this interesting. With a Full Maintenance agreement on your forklifts, that could be a thing of the past. Full Maintenance agreements (/service/full-maintenance) are typically offered on new equipment and rolled into the monthly lease payment. And if you don't care to lease, a fixed monthly amount can be paid directly to the dealership for an agreed term and at a set cost.  ..

Safe-tember Forklift Safety for All

Joyce Schwob - Monday, September 19, 2016
Safe-tember Forklift Safety for All

Safety Comes First For the month of September (affectionately dubbed Safe-tember) we’re focusing on safety in the warehouse and anywhere our industrial equipment serves you. Equipment Engineered for Safety Designed to not only meet but exceed OSHA and ANSI safety requirements, all Toyota forklifts are equipped with standard safety features such as overhead guards, operator restraint systems (https://www.toyotaforklift.com/solutions/forklift-seatbelts-are-not-an-option/), horns, and To ..

Is an Electric Forklift the Right Choice?

Joyce Schwob - Monday, April 25, 2016
Is an Electric Forklift the Right Choice?

Every type and model of forklift has unique advantages. Safety and productivity require that you use the right forklift for your application. Electric forklifts are a great fit for warehouses and manufacturing facilities that require primarily indoor use. If you are concerned about fumes or noise and you operate forklifts indoors, an electric forklift may be the best fit The Advantages of Electric Forklifts: Lift capacities of up to 12,000 LBS Operating costs can be lower than inter ..

Greener Equipment - Small Decisions Big Impact

Joyce Schwob - Monday, April 11, 2016

Thanks to advances in technology and thoughtful attention to environmental concerns, buyers have plenty of earth friendly options on industrial equipment. Toyota Electric Forklifts Orange is the new Green. Electric forklifts can lower maintenance costs up to 30% when compared to traditional propane-powered units. They deliver high performance material handling while producing zero emissions, which means you can decrease your carbon footprint but still increase your productivity.  ..

Toyota Forklift Offers Options, Failure isn't One of Them

Joyce Schwob - Monday, January 25, 2016
Toyota Forklift Offers Options, Failure isn't One of Them

When selecting a new forklift for your business you have a lot of options to consider; fuel types, lifting capacity, lifting height, turning radius, physical dimensions, fuel economy, ease of use, resale value. The list goes on. While no one expects failure as an option, there are plenty of things manufacturers can and should do to ensure that their products perform well from day one. Many years ago on my first visit to the Toyota forklift plant in Columbus Indiana I had a chance to ..

Keeping It Real - Toyota Genuine Forklift Parts

Joyce Schwob - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

You bought your Toyota forklift for a reason, right? In your buying decisions you factored in the quality, durability and reliability of the Toyota product. Toyota owners recognize the value of the Toyota brand and that's why they choose to invest in it for the long run. So when it's time to purchase replacement parts for your investment, keep it real! Forklift parts are unique goods and should not be regarded as mere commodities. Toyota forklift equipment and Toyota Genui ..

Determining the Right Forklift for You

Joyce Schwob - Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Determining the Right Forklift for You

You have a heavy job to do and you need a forklift to do the heavy lifting! With that, we know that every job is different and not all forklifts are "one size fits all." So how do you know which forklift is right for you? Knowing which type of equipment you need will save you time, money and frustration, but we understand that choosing the proper forklift can be difficult. Here are a few different types of forklifts to help you determine which is the perfect fit for you: Electric ..

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