Posts Tagged ‘ material handling ’

When Forklifts Are Trending

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November 14, 2013
When forklifts are trending

It’s really too bad that when forklifts are trending, in the news that is, it’s usually just after some disastrous weather phenomena.  In 2005, forklifts were seen loading emergency relief supplies to be sent to the Gulf Coast to aid the victims of Hurricane Katrina.   Similarly rail cars and airplane cargo holds were videoed […]


An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth Tons of Cure

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November 12, 2013
An Ounce of Prevention

A planned maintenance program with Hyundai Forklift of Southern California is the remedy for “all that ails you” so to speak.  In other words, an ounce of prevention (our planned maintenance program) is worth tons of cure (your 4 ton Hyundai 15BRP is not out of service, but is up and running). Nowadays, because the […]


Skilled Forklift Operators Are Still In High Demand

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October 15, 2013
Skilled forklift operators wallet card

Recently you may have read here or elsewhere about how material handling jobs have become more and more automated.  Despite the fact of this so called “robotization” of factories and warehouses, skilled forklift operators are still in high demand. Not all movement of heavy materials on job sites can be entirely performed by totally automated […]


Do Forklift Accident Statistics Shock You?

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September 5, 2013
Forklift accident, forklift over turning

Every year, in the United States, there are over 100 deaths and 100,000 accidents involving forklifts.  We ask, do forklift accident statistics shock you?  If not, they should.  Theses statistics shock us and we’ve been in this business for many years. It’s frightening that in the United States that one person is killed in a […]


Hyundai’s New 80 Volt AC Forklifts Show Their Muscle

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August 27, 2013
Hyundai Forklift 30BHA, 80 Volt AC forklift

Hyundai’s new 80 Volt AC forklifts show their muscle and  are making inroads into an areas previously dominated by the internal combustions engine (IC) lift trucks.  Today, forklifts powered by these new 80 AC volt batteries are able compete with and surpass in efficiency their gasoline, diesel, and propane rivals.  With the latest equipment improvements, these […]


How do I become a certified forklift driver?

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August 9, 2013
OSHA Forklift training

Certified forklift drivers play a vital role in the material handling world.  They move goods around warehouses, airports, docks, and depots.  They load and unload deliveries.  They fulfill orders and in general keep the wheels of industry moving.  How do I become a certified forklift driver?  For those working in less skilled positions in a […]


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