- What is the Bullwhip Effect? Understanding the concept & definition
- 16 Simple Tips for operating a forklift safely
- What is Cross-docking – Understanding the concept & definition
- RFID VS BARCODES: Advantages and disadvantages comparison.
- How to choose between a Reach Stacker and a Dedicated Container Handler
- Forklift Batteries Maintenance - Make Your Battery Last: Part 1
- How to get a forklift licence in Australia – FAQ’s
- Knowing your Forklifts Load Capacity
- Warehouse Safety Principles: 6 key guidelines to keep your workplace safe.
- Forklift Terminology Part 1: Introduction To Basic Forklift Features
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It is imperative that all forklifts are operated correctly and within their maximum limits.
To ensure this occurs and to provide owners and operators with knowledge of these limits all forklifts under Australian standard AS2359.2 – 2013 must be fitted with a rating plate from the manufacturer that clearly defines the unit’s specifications.
This blog will explain how to read and understand the specifications on a rating plate for both combustion and battery electric models.
Adaptalift is committed to providing the latest innovative units to our customers, offering the full suite of Hyster products including units with specialist applications.
This blog post will look at the latest specialist application unit available, that has been specifically engineered and built for the paper and recycling industries.
In 2016 new standards have been introduced regarding forklifts operating in the hazardous areas. This blog post will provide insight on the new standards and what they’ll entail for forklift manufacturers as well as both owners and operators alike.
Due to the expensive capital required to purchase a forklift, rental is becoming a preferred option for owner and/or operators looking to source new equipment.
This blog will provide a comparison between forklift ownership and fully maintained long-term rental (LTR); it will explain when each option is most beneficial along with the major advantages of each option.
For many forklift owners and operators having an up to date and technologically advanced unit is imperative for operations.
This blog will look at the options available to forklift operators and owners when their forklift is reaching the end of working life.
In conjunction with Adaptalift’s specialist handling solutions blog back in November late last year, we discussed the benefits of flameproof and multi-load handling.
This blog will look at another specialist application in the supply of materials handling solutions, more specifically working in the cold storage industry.
This week’s blog post will provide a brief summary and analysis of forklift related injuries and fatalities nationally, whilst also looking at the impacts incurred due to injury or fatality.
Research and development in the materials handling industry has led to hydrogen powered forklifts becoming a reality. There is now a strong trend with purchasers moving away from the traditional LPG, diesel and battery electric units to the more environmentally friendly and cost effective hydrogen fuel cell technologies.
This blog will explore the many advantages and few disadvantages of hydrogen power forklifts.
This week’s blog is part two in our series looking at proper tyne care and maintenance. Following on from our previous blog providing an introduction into tyne care and maintenance, this blog will look at how a proper tyne inspection should be carried out. The post will provide detail on seven critical elements of a pair of tynes that need inspection.
Due to the high volume of large loads tynes are repeatedly used to carry, proper maintenance and care is crucial.
This blog is the first in a series looking at tyne care will provide ten examples of misuse and what to avoid so tynes are not damaged in the course of normal operations.
Further blogs will also look in-depth at tyne care and when and how to conduct a proper tyne inspection.