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  • 04/05/2022 0 Comments
    Best Rough Terrain Forklifts for Multipurpose Use

    Rough terrain forklifts are the off-road workhorses of the agriculture, construction, and forestry industries. If you run a farm, ranch, oil refinery, construction site, or logging company, you may wonder which rough terrain forklifts are best suited for the job. Learn more about the different types of outdoor, multipurpose forklifts to help you decide.

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  • 27/04/2022 0 Comments
    Rough Terrain Forklifts Ease Material Handling in Challenging Settings

    Many different types of forklifts are available today, each with the intent to increase productivity in various settings. For smooth, stable material handling performance in challenging outdoor environments, you need a rough terrain forklift.

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  • 20/04/2022 0 Comments
    What Forklift Parts are Replaced Most Often?

    Like cars, trucks, and SUVs, forklifts require many replacement parts to keep them in good operating condition throughout their lifetime. Learn which ones are replaced most often so you can keep a stock of replacement parts on hand for routine maintenance and repairs.

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  • 13/04/2022 0 Comments
    Narrow Aisle Forklifts: Do More with Less

    Making the most of your warehouse storage space is more important than ever these days. As a result, you may find yourself moving your racks closer together to increase product volume within the same square footage.

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  • 06/04/2022 0 Comments
    Choosing Your Pallet Jack: Manual or Electric?

    If you find yourself wishing your material handling team had access to pallet jacks, you may be wondering—which is better, manual or electric?

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  • 30/03/2022 0 Comments
    8 Things to Look for When Buying a Used Rough Terrain Forklift

    Today, rough terrain forklifts are the preferred material handling equipment for farms, construction sites, military outputs, and other rugged outdoor settings. As you search for an affordable rough terrain forklift, you may have the opportunity to buy or rent a used one.

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  • 23/03/2022 0 Comments
    Forklifts for Farming and Agriculture

    When you picture farming equipment, you probably think of tractors or combines, but do forklifts come to mind? If not, they should! Agriculture and farming forklifts help farmers, nursery operators, and livestock owners in Florida speed up production and reduce labor costs for a more competitive edge. Having the palletized inventory necessary for forklift processing also increases storage space and keeps things organized.

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  • 16/03/2022 0 Comments
    Advantages and Disadvantages of AGVs

    Automated guided vehicles (AGVs), also known as driverless vehicles or automated forklifts, are becoming an integral part of the material handling industry. Capable of automating tasks that once relied on human personnel, AGVs are being adopted in numerous applications, including raw material storage, finished goods storage, assembly operations, and more. 

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  • 09/03/2022 0 Comments
    Forklift Truck Buying Guide

    Is your Florida material handling business expanding? It could be time to buy new forklift trucks to help boost your output. Maybe you’ve never bought or rented a forklift before. 

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  • 23/02/2022 0 Comments
    Guide to Forklift Features

    Most people who work in warehouses and other work environments with forklifts are familiar with their most basic features - the fork, the brake, the accelerator and gear shift. Fewer employees are familiar with all the other components of these vehicles. Here’s a handy guide to the features of forklifts.

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  • 16/02/2022 0 Comments
    4 Qualities to Look For in a Forklift Dealer

    A forklift is a major investment, and shopping for one can be a daunting experience if you haven't found a good dealer. Here are four top qualities to look for in a forklift dealer.

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  • 09/02/2022 0 Comments
    How to Get Your Forklift License

    Driving a forklift is a serious job because it involves serious risks to personnel, inventory and buildings. OSHA is the federal government’s workplace safety watchdog. One of their regulations is that all forklift operators must complete a training and certification program to ensure that they can be safe operators of industrial lift trucks. (They also must be recertified every three years.) 

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  • 02/02/2022 0 Comments
    What You Should Know Before Buying Forklift Parts

    Forklifts can last many years if properly maintained. A big component of that maintenance process is access to the right parts. Unfortunately, the process of buying forklift parts can be a bit complicated. Here’s what you need to know before you buy parts.

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  • 26/01/2022 0 Comments
    Uses of Electric Forklifts

    Electric forklift sales and rentals have been growing in market share for years, and now dominate the market. There are many reasons that electric models have overtaken diesel and other internal combustion forklifts. They offer greater efficiency. They don’t emit carbon emissions that contribute to global warming.

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  • 19/01/2022 0 Comments
    Top Reasons to Replace Your Forklift

    You want your equipment to last forever. If you maintain it well, it can last a long time. But eventually, equipment needs to be replaced. Here are a few reasons to replace your old forklift. 

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  • 12/01/2022 0 Comments
    Indoor Vs Outdoor Forklift

    If you’re renting or buying a forklift for your business, it may be tempting to base your decision on price, versatility, or power. While these are important factors, the first element of this decision is often whether the forklift will be used indoors, outdoors, or both, because different kinds of forklifts are suitable for different environments. 

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  • 05/01/2022 0 Comments
    Top Reasons to Buy a Used Forklift

    A forklift is a major benefit to your operation, but it can also be a major expense. What are the benefits of buying used? The obvious reason is that used forklifts are less expensive than newer ones, but there’s more to it.

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  • 22/12/2021 0 Comments
    Forklift Pedestrian Safety Tips

    Your workers are your most precious resource. If they’re working in an environment which includes powerful machines such as forklifts, you need to have serious safety protocols in place at all times. Here are some tips to help you maintain the safe coexistence of forklifts and pedestrians. 

     

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  • 15/12/2021 0 Comments
    Forklift Safety Tips to Avoid Injuries

    Forklifts can be a great benefit to your business. They enhance the safety of your work place by saving your employees from the dangers of carrying heavy cargo or hazardous materials. But a forklift is a dangerous thing if not used carefully. Here are some tips to ensure that your company uses forklifts as safely as possible.

     

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  • 08/12/2021 0 Comments
    How to Get the Most out of Your Forklift Rental

    There are many benefits to owning forklifts, but renting has its advantages too, especially if your need for forklifts is seasonal or temporary. Another benefit is that you’re not responsible for servicing or maintaining the vehicles. But since you are paying for every day you have them, it’s good to know some tips for how to get the most out of your rental period. 

     

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  • 01/12/2021 0 Comments
    Finding the Best Forklift Fuel Type for Your Workspace

    There are several factors to consider when choosing a forklift for your workspace - size, strength, cost, agility, and versatility. It’s also important to choose a forklift that uses a fuel source appropriate for the space where it will be used. 

     

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  • 24/11/2021 0 Comments
    Different Types of Forklift Engines

    If you’re in the market for a forklift, it’s a good idea to become familiar with the main types of forklift and what they’re used for. Forklifts are classified according to their function (order pickers, reach trucks, etc) but also in terms of the kind of engines they have. Here’s an overview of these five forklift engine types and their common application.

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  • 17/11/2021 0 Comments
    Common Forklift Issues

    Forklifts are generally rugged, trusty machines, built to last. But every machine has a few problems from time to time. If your business depends on forklifts, it’s good to be familiar with a few complications that may arise. 

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  • 10/11/2021 0 Comments
    Benefits of Propane Powered Forklifts

    You have a lot of options when shopping for a forklift. You’ve got your quiet, zippy electric forklifts. You’ve got your hefty, rugged diesel models. But don’t overlook the propane powered forklift, also known as an LP (liquid petroleum) gas forklift.

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  • 03/11/2021 0 Comments
    Diesel Forklift Vs Electric Forklift

    One thing that electric and diesel forklifts have in common is that they reliably do their job. If you’re interested in electric or diesel forklift rentals or sales and would like an on-site demonstration, come and talk to us at Ring Power Lift Trucks.

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  • 27/10/2021 0 Comments
    Forklift Rental Maintenance

    The forklifts you use are important to your business. For them to operate properly they need to be regularly maintained. For many companies, this factors into the decision of whether to buy or rent a forklift. Here’s why.

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  • 20/10/2021 0 Comments
    Importance of a Forklift Demo

    Before you buy a car you do a number of things. You determine your budget. You compare a number of cars in terms of price, quality, features, warranty, efficiency and more. And then you test drive a few. Buying forklifts should be no different. Here are a few reasons why it’s important to demo a forklift before making your purchase.

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  • 13/10/2021 0 Comments
    4 Types of Forklift Tires

    If you work with forklifts, someday you’ll need to change their tires. How do you know when forklift tires need replacing? Further, how do you know which tires fit your particular forklift? Don’t worry, we’ve got all the information about forklift tire types, how to maintain them, and when they should be replaced. 

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  • 06/10/2021 0 Comments
    How AGV Can Improve Your Workflow

    Are you considering integrating automated guided vehicles (AGVs) into your operation? They offer numerous advantages, including quality, precision, consistency, safety, and increased output. And while some may worry that machines will take jobs away from people, the truth is that using an AGV in your workplace allows humans to focus on tasks that effectively utilize their skills, judgement, and dexterity.

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  • 22/09/2021 0 Comments
    How to Prep your Operation for a Hurricane

    Hurricane season is upon us once again and, as everyone in Florida knows, we’ll inevitably take a hit. It’s part of the price you have to pay for living in a tropical paradise! The good news is, we don’t have to worry about preparing a forklift for winter weather the way those in snowy climates do. 

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  • 15/09/2021 0 Comments
    Pros and Cons of Electric Forklifts

    Are you considering adding electric forklifts to your fleet? They’re fast becoming a popular option. Beneficial in many different work applications, they can reduce fuel costs and maximize your efficiency.

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  • 08/09/2021 0 Comments
    3 types of Class 2 Forklifts: Order Pickers, Reach Trucks, and Turret Trucks

    Class 2 forklifts are electric narrow aisle forklifts. They run on lead acid, lithium-ion, or hydrogen fuel cell batteries and can handle anywhere from 1,500 to 5,000 pounds of lift capacity. Class 2 forklifts come in three different types.

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  • 01/09/2021 0 Comments
    Benefits of Automation

    One very exciting development for labor is the emergence of automated guided vehicles (AGV). Take a look at some of the benefits of AGV technology with Ring Power Lift Trucks.

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  • 25/08/2021 0 Comments
    Types of Motors Used in Forklifts

    Are you shopping for forklifts? Will you choose a diesel, propane, or electric forklift? It pays to understand a little bit about each kind of forklift motor before you make your decision about which kind to purchase

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  • 18/08/2021 0 Comments
    Benefits of Buying a Used Forklift

    Do you need to replace a forklift? Whether you need to replace outdated or broken equipment or you’re looking to expand your fleet, a used forklift is a good option. Why would you choose a used forklift over new? We have several good reasons.

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  • 11/08/2021 0 Comments
    Debunking Electric Forklift Myths

    Are you considering adding electric forklifts to your fleet? An electric forklift is a great choice, because new innovations have made them reliable and cost-effective. They also improve both your sustainability and workplace health and safety, so why would you hesitate? It could be because you’re working with an understanding based on outdated data. Let’s look at some common myths about electric forklifts.

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  • 04/08/2021 0 Comments
    Common Misconceptions About Buying a Used Forklift

    There are many great reasons to purchase a used forklift. You can typically find a wide variety of used forklifts for sale, so it’s easy to quickly find one that meets your needs and is familiar to your operators. What’s more, used forklifts can be purchased for about half of what it costs to buy a new forklift. So why aren’t more people buying used forklifts? It comes down to some basic misconceptions.

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  • 28/07/2021 0 Comments
    Tips for Buying a Used Forklift

    When you’re in need of a forklift, it pays to look for used forklifts for sale. The benefit of buying used forklifts is well-documented, as they’re generally more cost-effective and more familiar to your operators. Buying anything used can involve some risk, so it pays to shop carefully. We can help, with these tips for buying a used forklift.

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  • 21/07/2021 0 Comments
    Are Forklift Operators in Demand?

    2020 was a rough year, and many businesses suffered. Guess what actually boomed? Ecommerce! Because of that fact, warehouse workers are in high demand this year. By extension, this means we’re going to need more forklift operators. The need for forklift operators has been steadily rising for about a decade, but the recent growth in warehouse jobs may mean an even brighter future ahead.

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  • 14/07/2021 0 Comments
    Forklift Purchasing Options: Buy, Rent or Lease?

    You know you need material handling equipment for an upcoming job or ongoing project, but how should you procure the machines you need? Buying, renting, and leasing forklifts each have their own advantages. Explore those here to help you make the best choice for your operation.

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  • 07/07/2021 0 Comments
    How to Choose a Forklift

    Forklifts can do it all, from transporting pallets around warehouses or loading docks to aiding workers on construction or agricultural sites. They come in various sizes, lifting capacities, and fuel types to suit multiple demanding applications. Here are the factors to consider when choosing a forklift for the job.

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  • 23/06/2021 0 Comments
    Stand-Up vs. Sit-Down Forklifts

    Many different forklift styles, fuel types, lifting heights, and weight capacities are available to meet the unique needs of warehouses and industrial applications worldwide. The two primary operating styles to consider are stand-up forklifts and sit-down forklifts.

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  • 16/06/2021 0 Comments
    Tips for Maintaining a Forklift

    You count on your forklifts to keep your business moving forward. But like all mechanical equipment, these machines experience wear and tear over time, which can lead to unsafe operation and unexpected breakdowns. Extend the lifespan of your forklifts and avoid hefty repair bills along the way with proper maintenance.

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  • 09/06/2021 0 Comments
    Who Should get Forklift Training?

    If you use forklifts for your business, whether in a warehouse or onsite, it’s imperative that the people operating the forklifts know what they’re doing. Not only that, but proper training is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). So, who should get forklift training? Further, what must that training entail?

     

     

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  • 02/06/2021 0 Comments
    How Often is Forklift Training Needed?

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does not require a regular schedule of training. In fact, how frequently training is offered to forklift operators is at the discretion of each business owner. OSHA does require that each forklift operator’s performance be reevaluated every three years, but if the evaluation demonstrates competence, no further training is required.

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  • 26/05/2021 0 Comments
    Questions to Ask When Buying a Forklift

    So, you’ve been working with a forklift rental company for a while, and you think you might be ready to take the plunge and buy a forklift. Forklifts are useful, and if you find that you’re spending more time renting a forklift than going without, buying might be a very good idea. It’s a big investment, though, so before you buy, there are some important questions you need to ask.

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  • 19/05/2021 0 Comments
    7 Classes of Forklifts Explained

    Forklift trucks have been around for a long time, and they’re used in warehouses all over the world. Did you know there are seven different classes of forklifts? Forklift operators must be certified for every class of forklift they’ll operate. Do you know which class of forklift is right for your business? Whether you are buying a forklift or simply using a forklift rental company to provide your equipment, it’s important to know the differences between the seven classes.

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  • 12/05/2021 0 Comments
    5 Reasons to Rent a Forklift

    Why would you rent a forklift? Some businesses are resistant to the idea, believing it’s better to make the investment in owning their own equipment.  Forklift rental is a smart move, though. If you plan to purchase your own forklifts, renting first helps you make an educated decision. But if you only need the forklift temporarily, because a short-term job requires specialized equipment or your workload has increased, renting is a cost-effective way to efficiently meet your company’s needs.

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  • 05/05/2021 0 Comments
    Factors to Consider When Choosing a Forklift Rental Company

    For many businesses, renting a forklift makes sense. Especially if you only use forklifts seasonally, there’s no need to make the investment to own one when you can get a forklift rental for a fraction of the cost. And consider this: if you choose the right company, the forklift you rent will often be a top-of-the-line model, with all the bells and whistles. Once you know you want to rent, it’s just a matter of determining the right forklift for you, and the right company with whom to do business.

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