There are several things you need to consider when choosing a pallet stacker machine. Of course, the weights of items that are being lifted are a primary variable, but there are several other considerations choosing the best stacker for your application. Consider the following… 1. Powered Lift Stacker vs. Manual Lift Stacker Presto Pallet Stackers are available with either manual lift or powered lift. Manual pallet stacker lift styles include foot-pump, hand-pump and hand cra
Rental or Contract Hire The best option if: You don’t want the risk of owning an asset You’re looking for an off-balance-sheet financing method You don’t want the responsibility of maintenance and repairs Forklift rental or contract hire is one of the most popular ways to lease warehouse equipment. In summary, you take control of the forklift truck for an agreed period. It’s yours to operate, but you’ll never commit to owning the equipment. Instead, you’ll pay a monthly fee d
There is a common misconception regarding electric powered counterbalance forklifts when compared with their Diesel or LP Gas engine powered counterparts.
1. There is little or no performance reduction compared with engine forklifts, plus great savings to be made.
2. The initial cost of a new electric forklift is usually higher because most of the fuel to power it, i.e. the battery and the charger, are bought up-front. However, bear in mind that the fuel costs have been a
As most material handling professionals realize–and despite how silly it may sound–forklifts can sometimes be viewed as a member of a warehouse or workplace, given their knack for reliability and indispensability. Because your business depends highly on forklifts for its daily operation, keeping your workhorse team fully staffed is as critical as keeping a team of professional forklift operators on board. If your warehouse is in need of a forklift, you may want to consider bu
Electric forklifts can be beneficial in many different work indoor applications. Using electric forklifts in your warehouse is one of the most common uses of these machines and for good reason. Electric warehouse forklifts can reduce fuel costs and be charged at intervals that can maximize efficiency across shifts. Take a look at some of the following benefits electric forklifts could have in your warehouse space. Electric Warehouse Forklift Benefits: Less Noise You may not t
Although many people see pallet trucks as fairly utilitarian items of equipment that “just are”, in actual fact they are beautifully designed items that play a crucial role in the transport and distribution of a wide range of goods. It is highly unlikely current levels of warehouse efficiency could be maintained were it not for pallet truck products, forklift trucks and pallet stacking trucks. Whether it’s moving cargo from freight vessels around the docks, transporting palle
We find that some of our customers have a difficult time deciding whether to rent or buy their forklift or lift truck. With all the different options out there, it isn’t always clear whether the right choice is to buy new, buy used, lease, or rent your material handling equipment. There are a number of different variables for your management team to consider and the aim of this blog is to help identify some of these questions you’ll need to ask yourself, as well as discussing
1. Increase Productivity Every business aims at maximizing its level of productivity. This can only happen if all the systems are in good condition. All the workers should be healthy (both physically and mentally), the machines should be in good condition among many other key issues. A forklift camera wireless system can help you achieve this goal. Obviously, this triggers the question of “How”. The operator will have a much clearer view of sight rather than a blind-spot. Und
Forklifts are used for lifting and maneuvering large quantities of materials and are utilised within various industries. Not all companies who employ the use of a forklift within their operations opt to buy their own forklifts even when they are used on a very regular basis. This week’s blog discusses some of the advantages of renting in comparison to buying a forklift for your daily operations. No large upfront purchase costs: Forklifts can be hired on either a short term or
Ease of maintenance is an advantage often mentioned about electric forklifts. However, like internal combustion forklifts, regular intervals for electric forklift maintenance help decrease breakdowns. What are the most important items to inspect during electric forklift maintenance? MOTOR CABLES Every modern forklift has at least 2 electric motors that have a minimum of 3 cables to carry the electric current. During forklift operation the motor cables can become loose. The lo
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Are you new to forklifts? Or just need a quick review? This blog is the first instalment of a four part series that will focus on getting you familiar with basic forklift terminology or recap on basic forklift terms that you might already know. Today we will begin with a short introduction to the basic features of a forklift. Familiarise yourself with the picture below labelled with the important forklift features and also find a small description of them. We will now run thr
Optimum productivity, efficiency, and productivity demand that your forklifts be in the best working condition all the time. That is why religious maintenance of your forklift fleet is very important. Red Forklift Pte Ltd provides forklift maintenance and repair services in Singapore to help you keep your forklifts in the best shape. We also provide forklifts for rent in Singapore to help mitigate the effects of any maintenance or repair requirement. We also provide a full r
Even if your warehouse operation is running smoothly and you’re happy with your forklift fleet, there can still be times when you need a little extra help to meet peaks in demand. Short term forklift hire is often used by logistics professionals to make these busy periods easier, but there’s also plenty of great reasons to hire trucks for short periods even at quieter times of the year.
No matter the size of your material handling operation, this option could really help you
1. Operators must be qualified Operating forklifts should only be done by individuals who have been trained properly and contain a licence to operate the equipment. 2. Appropriate clothing must be worn. It needs to be ensured that operators wear the appropriate safety work wear; usually consisting of a hard hat, safety shoes and hi-visibility jackets. The work wear must be reasonably fitted as any loose clothing can get caught on machinery. Don’t operate/hold any of the contr
Out of all of the industrial equipment available on the market today, forklifts are possibly one of the most important tools for many business owners across industries. Forklifts are the heavy lifters that make it possible for businesses to rapidly move weighty materials. Yet, newly manufactured forklifts are expensive. A variety of factors increase the cost of a forklift, including the size, capacity and any attachments needed based on the ways a business owner plans to use
To keep a forklift running properly - and to extend its life - it is necessary to keep its battery working efficiently. A forklift battery should be able to last for a number of years if it is properly cared for. But what is the best way to maintain a forklift battery and ensure that it lasts as long as possible? Just follow these easy steps. CHARGE THE BATTERY CORRECTLY It can be tempting to charge a battery whenever it is convenient, but the fact is that in order to properl
A forklift is a useful piece of equipment that is integral to the building and construction industry in Singapore. It helps ease operational tasks which in turn speeds up a job. Just like any other piece of heavy-duty equipment, forklifts also require regular care and maintenance. If you look after them, they can last for over 10 years. Since the consistent use of forklifts could lead to general wear and tear, maintaining them allows you to ensure that all your transportation
Before every work shift, forklift operators are required to perform a pre-shift inspection. One item of focus is the brakes. Malfunction of the forklift brakes can result in serious damage, injury or death, making regular inspection a must. FORKLIFT BRAKE INSPECTION While an operator’s inspection is limited, basic functionality can be tested. It is important the brake pedal does not fall to the floor and has enough resistance to create a safe stopping distance. The parking br
What Are the Top Reasons Forklifts Tip Over? Forklift tip over can be a serious hazard in the materials handling workplace, and a tip over can lead to product loss, damaged equipment, and potential injury to the forklift operator. When lift trucks tip over, they usually tip forward or to the side, and tips in each of these directions tend to happen for different reasons. Before stepping behind the controls of a lift truck—no matter the design or size—operators should understa