If you’re wondering about forklift jobs for 2019 and into the 2020s, you’re not alone. From automation to robots to OSHA rules and regulations, there are plenty of considerations for forklift drivers, pallet jack operators, and other powered industrial truck employees heading into the New Year.
It happens every year. The holiday shopping season starts heating up, and so does the need for retail stores to staff up to meet increased consumer demands. This year, industry experts are predicting that finding enough seasonal workers could be a real challenge.
If you’re a forklift driver, or interested in becoming one, you’ve probably heard the term material handling. It’s one of the most talked-about subjects in the logistics industry. This is because most companies can save money and raise profits with a good material handling system in place. Material handling is
What does a typical day in the life of a forklift operator look like? It all depends on assigned duties and the workplace. There’s nothing “typical” about a forklift operator in a frozen food distribution warehouse and a rough terrain lift driver on a construction site. Those two jobs are
The mere mention of OSHA fines and penalties is enough to make any forklift driver, safety supervisor, or HR personnel pay attention. You’ve probably heard a few stories about how OSHA fined a company millions of dollars, while other rumors suggest that OSHA penalties aren’t really a big deal at