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At some point, every forklift – even the “old reliable” ones – must ride off into the sunset. Responsibly recycling your forklift is a smart way to get the best value for your investment. Unlike some assets, an old forklift …

A recent accident in New York City showed yet again how forklift disasters can surface in the most unlikely places. Most mishaps occur in warehouses, loading docks, construction sites and similar places. But for one person in NYC’s Brooklyn borough, …

Working on a forklift can be a tough job.  But for indoor drivers (warehouses, enclosed manufacturing facilities, etc.), one thing that shouldn’t be a factor is the weather outside. Keeping your warehouse cool in the summer months will help your …

Similar to the popular flight simulation games in the 1980s, video games are now putting would-be forklift drivers to the task – but don’t worry, if you bump into another forklift, nobody gets hurt. A new simulation game called Forklift …

The statistics say that 1 in 10 forklifts will be in an accident in 2014. For a James City warehouse worker, that 10% chance became a reality.

Forklifts are mostly thought of as indoor machines. With so many forklifts in warehouses, factories and other large industrial settings, people sometimes forget that forklifts are also used outside. And what’s one area where lifts are used all the time …

Let the debate begin. Ford vs Chevy. Coke vs Pepsi. MJ vs LeBron. Manning vs Brady. It seems every segment of American life has to have an argument. And whether you’re talking about cars, soft drinks or sports, it always …

“Dress for success.”   The saying applies to Wall Street businessmen, top executives and other office-type jobs. And while a forklift driver doesn’t need a suit & tie to perform his or her job, it’s still a good idea to …

A forklift driver can earn a lot of money. It’s a well-paying career for someone who doesn’t have education after high school – and that’s saying something. Most jobs require an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, but a forklift driver (with …

Certification is an important “piece of the puzzle” for anyone looking to become a forklift operator. Many companies will not hire a forklift driver if they’re not certified. If you don’t have proper training and certification, it will limit your …