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OEM vs Aftermarket Forklift Spare Parts

May 18, 2015 0 Comments

There is a continued age old debate surrounding the topic of spare parts. Which ones are best genuine or aftermarket? Are there any obvious advantages or disadvantages of one or the other?

This blog post will explore both genuine and aftermarket parts, providing a list of OEM part advantages and some of the disadvantages of aftermarket parts.

Noise induced hearing loss and forklift operations

May 14, 2015 0 Comments

Noise induced hearing loss and forklift operations

Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a growing problem in Australia. This blog post looks to define NIHL, look at some of the effects it can have on exposed workers, whilst also recommending some solutions to mitigate the effects of NIHL. An example case study also illustrates how Hyster big truck ergonomic design provides reduced noise levels for operators and the positive effect on workers at Port of Melbourne Containers.

Measuring Your Warehouse Efficiency

January 14, 2015 1 Comments

Measuring Your Warehouse Efficiency

There is only a limited amount of space in your warehouse and you will need to ensure that you are making best use of this space to make the highest profit. Measuring the time it takes to complete each of these processes will help you to determine how efficient your warehousing system is.

Purchasing vs Renting

December 17, 2014 0 Comments

Purchasing vs Renting

When looking at acquiring a forklift, one of the first decisions you need to make is will you be purchasing the machine outright or renting? The answer will be different for everyone depending on your current situation.

FAQ about Forklift Batteries

December 03, 2014 0 Comments

FAQ about Forklift Batteries

Today on the blog, Adaptalift Hyster’s Motive Power Product Specialist has addressed the most common FAQs to do with forklift batteries, regenerating a second hand forklift battery or purchasing a new one.

ForkTrack - Key Safety Features

November 26, 2014 0 Comments

ForkTrack - Key Safety Features

Many view ForkTrack as the most comprehensive safety and fleet management product on the market today. It was built to ensure peace of mind that equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner.

ForkTrack has an extensive array of key safety features to assist operators in their day-to-day work in order to keep them safe.

Top 3 Tips to Maintain an Efficient Forklift Fleet

November 12, 2014 0 Comments

Top 3 Tips to Maintain an Efficient Forklift Fleet

When forklifts are not appropriately maintained or utilised efficiently, downtime can increase which means productivity decreases and profits suffer. Ultimately, your bottom line is affected, as costs increase due to maintenance when efficiency could be elevated.

These are our Top 3 Tips to improve efficiencies and ultimately increase profits.

Fleet Replacement and Lifecycle Management

October 15, 2014 0 Comments

Fleet Replacement and Lifecycle Management

Fleet management is a function which aims to reduce the risks associated with vehicle or machinery investment, improving efficiency, productivity and reducing overall costs whilst complying with government legislation on topics such as duty of care throughout the process.

Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

Servicing a materials handling fleet at the optimal time will result in an increase in productivity and decrease in costs. Both under-servicing and over-servicing a forklift is a common practice which results in unnecessary spending for businesses.

This article explains this best way to achieve the optimal service time for your equipment.

High Risk Work Licence – What You Need to Know

September 03, 2014 2 Comments

High Risk Work Licence – What You Need to Know

A High Risk Work Licence is issued to persons who have been trained and assessed as competent to work in a class of work defined as high risk work. High risk work includes Forklift operations.

Today on the blog we answer some of the most common questions about forklift licences.

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