Forklift maintenance can be quite tedious and easy to miss bits. So we’ve gathered 5 tips on how to keep on top of your forklift maintenance. So, keep your productivity levels up and reduce downtime by properly taking care of your forklifts.
From maintaining high levels of safety to reading the manufacturer’s guidelines, there is a range of steps you need to take to ensure that your machines are in tip-top shape.
1. Stay safe
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1. CONFIDENCE IN YOUR FORKLIFT BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY
In over 20 years of field research, the most important factor in forklift productivity has always been the operators’ confidence that the truck will behave as they expect. That ability to work instinctively, without hesitating or worrying over the controls, saves more time than lift speed, acceleration or any other statistic – especially when the pressure’s on. So look first and foremost for a truck that’s great to drive – naturally stable, with › Read More
Are your forklifts running as effectively and efficiently as they should be? Either conclusion should have been reached from the basis of data evidence and/or telematics… if it wasn’t, how do you know exactly where your performance really lies?
So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that versatile telematics systems provide do this for you. As well as intelligent systems being able to measure and record operations it can also allow you to assess and optimise › Read More
WHY FORKLIFT PROS PUT VISIBILITY FIRST…
When it comes to purchasing a new truck, it is operator visibility that tops most forklift buyers’ wish lists. Indeed, in a recent pan-European study, 62 percent of respondents named operator visibility as the most critical factor in their truck buying decision – ahead of reliability, stability and operating costs.
And for good reason, too. During forklift operations, operators rely on their vision to gather 90% of the › Read More
Regular Site Surveys Can Help Prevent Accidents, Improve Productivity and Save Money
It’s incredibly important to optimise the resources that are essential, no matter what your industry is. With storage, handling and distributing accounting for as much as 90% of the total production cycle, streamlining operations offers opportunities for the greatest dividends. Regular site inspections can allow you to uncover potential problems, everything from damaged equipment to inefficiency. More importantly, it gives you an opportunity to maximise efficiency, something › Read More