Product Name: Large Capacity Forklift
Lift Capacity: 22,000 lbs or more
Interesting features: Truconnect & Load Sensing Hydraulics
Price Range: $150,000+, but the price varies depending on the capacity and style of forklift (reach stacker, empty container handler, etc.).
Value for the money: Excellent - low overall cost of ownership
Optional Equipment: Konecranes lift trucks come with many great standard features. Available factory add-ons include:
- FWD/REV Cameras,
- Electric Tilt Cab
- Central Automatic Greasing System, etc.
Konecranes in-house engineers can customize any lift truck to meet a customer’s specific needs - above and beyond the standard and factory add-on options.
Best for: Any operation which requires a 22,000lb or higher capacity forklift.
Recommended Applications: Heavy-duty Konecranes are built for industrial material handling including
Not recommended for: Small lift truck applications
In today’s post, we learn from electric utility vehicle product expert Russ Ziegler how he helps organizations with large fleets find the right vehicles based on safety, sustainability and budget. Russ has extensive experience advising fleet managers who oversee higher education, transit and/or shuttle applications. Read on to learn more about the benefits of an LSV compared to conventional, gas-powered vehicles and how Russ helps fleet managers make data-driven decisions.
Product Name: GEM ONE Sapphire Fleet Management System
Manufacturer: GEM ONE
Notable features: Impact notifications, GPS (last know position outside), daily operator checklist, operator certification expiration notification (30-days prior), cellular-based (no WiFi required).
Price Range: $2,500 - $5,900
Value for the money: Excellent
Best for: A fleet size of five or larger
Not recommended for: Extremely dirty or harsh (outdoor) conditions
Downtime is something every material handling operation wants to avoid, but for food processing operations downtime is a dirty word. In today’s article, we’ll look at some of the best material handling equipment available for:
- commercial food processing
- cold storage warehouses
- food and beverage material handling
Product Name: Aichi Scissor Lift
Manufacturer: Toyota Industries Company
Interesting Features: 500-1000 lb capacity, 24-volt AC Drive Motors, Zero Degree Inside Turn Radius, High-efficiency Batter Charger
Price Range: $14,250-$24,500
Value for the money: Excellent
Recommended for: Construction, general warehousing, retail, facility maintenance, and general manufacturing applications.
In our latest employee spotlight, we'd like you to meet Ryan Chapman, one of our newest forklift technicians, and John Sullivan, Fleet Manager in Livermore. Check out Ryan's great pic from his world travels, and learn how windmills helped John earn ice cream money as kid.
In this article we’ll answer common questions about lithium-ion (L-I) forklift batteries including:
- How long does it take to charge a lithium-ion forklift battery and
- When are lithium-ion forklift batteries worth the extra cost?