Looking for an easy way to improve efficiency and help forklift operators stay productive? Don't wait too long to replace your forklift's tires.
New forklift tires:
Just 40% tire wear causes the forklift and driver to absorb 84% of the vehicle's vibration. That means transmission has to work harder, and your operator is going to get tired much faster.
Imagine how much more your staff could accomplish if they didn’t have to manually guide a scrubber across the floor. With an autonomous scrubber-dryer, the operator can complete tasks that require human skills and dexterity, while the Nilfisk Liberty SC50 does the rest. The machine can even send the operator a text when it’s done - minimizing downtime.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, nearly 100 workers are killed and another 20,000 are seriously injured in forklift-related incidents annually. Statistically, that means one of every ten forklifts in the US will be involved in an accident every year.
An OSHA study found 25% of forklift accidents are due to inadequate operator training, but what about the other 75%? In today’s article we’ll review the most common forklift accidents and how to prevent them through: proper training, safety equipment and proactive technology.
Toyota Material Handling Northern California (TMHNC) is honored to be a recipient of The President’s Award, Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A.'s highest honor. The annual award recognizes dealers who perform at the highest level in parts, service, equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall operations
Only 15 out of 68 Toyota forklift dealers in North America receive this elite recognition each year, and TMHNC was one of only two forklift dealerships west of The Rockies to receive The President's Award. In the past 20 years, TMHNC has received this high honor 13 times, and we couldn't do it without you. We are extremely grateful to our customers and all of our amazing team members!
The award is based on a point system that rewards safety, effective communication, and other core values. Please help us recognize the Top Forklift Techs of 2019 from each TMHNC branch.
Countless lumber yards in northern California choose Toyota forklifts because they’re durable, reliable and efficient. Ashby Lumber (Berkley, Concord, CA) switched to an all-Toyota fleet several years ago after noticing their Toyota forklifts outlasted other brands, and they’ve never looked back.
This article will cover the most popular forklift models for lumber yards. We’ll also look at time-saving attachments and accessories.