Electric pallet jacks (EPJ) are versatile warehouse workhorses that can, in many cases, replace full-sized forklifts, allowing you to:
But not all pallet jacks are created equal. So, choosing the right one can depend upon a number of factors. We’ve chosen six features that we think paint a very clear picture of a pallet jack’s quality. Once we establish these factors, we’re going to narrow our focus and have a look at a pretty exciting and recent addition to our lineup - the Hangcha lithium-ion series light-duty walkie jack.
Toyota 360 Support comes standard with every lift truck sold and includes a wide range of benefits to help you:
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
We’ll also cover:
Learn more about the different options for loading dock sealing systems:
Built with a heavy steel cross supports, impact resistant side thrusters and a heavy duty planetary drive axel, the THDC Line doesn’t flinch. Load-sensing hydraulics and engine management systems ensure your forklift can rise to meet any challenge.
The right tools can make an enormous difference, and a pallet jack is one of these key pieces of equipment. A pallet jack can easily maneuver loads, and go where large forklifts can’t.
Electric pallet jacks take productivity to the next level with the benefit of an electric motor. In addition to helping the operator move loads, the motor assists with raising and lowering the forks. For this reason, electric pallet jack forks can be raised higher than manual pallet jack forks Electric pallet jacks can be used for several hours before they need to recharge and are a popular piece of equipment for warehouses, distribution centers, food and beverage facilities and operations with narrow aisles.
Learn more our year-end special pricing on a Toyota Electric Pallet Jack and how to get a $500 rebate by trading in your old pallet jack.
In the Bay Area, and Central California, hundreds of facilities with high-traffic applications have switched to high speed doors. They preserve cleanliness, conserve energy by helping to maintain a consistent temperature, and offer other cost-saving benefits.
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
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?
On average, the cost to repair a forklift is four times higher than the cost to properly maintain the equipment in the first place. Just like a car, you need to have a certified technician check your lift every 150 hours at least.
By maintaining your asset, you can prevent expensive, unexpected repairs and avoid downtime. Equipment in good working order is also safer for employees, and a well-maintained lift truck commands a higher resale value. Learn more about planned maintenance (PM) from TMH:
The loading area between the truck and the warehouse is one of the most hazardous areas for forklift operators and warehouse employees. Thousands of workers are injured or killed each year due to trailer creep, premature truck departures and sloppy placement.
It’s a sad fact that safety measures aren’t considered until after a serious accident occurs. Many loading dock accidents can be prevented with a simple dock lock, also known as a vehicle restraint. A dock lock is inexpensive protection against a worst-case scenario, such as a forklift falling off the dock. It takes up very little space, and you may be able to get a discount on your insurance for being proactive about loading dock safety.
Toyota's container handlers are designed to improve performance and efficiency in ports, terminals rail yards, shipping and break bulk applications. With Toyota equipment you can:
- Contain Costs with a high-performance diesel engine that is powerful, yet stingy on fuel consumption.
- Increase Up Time with easy access to all major components lowers service costs and helps get your machine back in action quickly.
Read on to learn more about Toyota's
Empty Container Handler
Loaded Container Handler
and Reach Stacker
In order to load or unload a trailer, the warehouse needs a bridge to drive a forklift, pallet jack, or other material handling equipment over the gap. This is where a dock leveler (aka pit leveler) or edge-of-docks comes into play.
Ever wondered why there's a strap dragging on the ground underneath some forklifts? It’s an anti-static strap, also known as a ground strap.
Static electricity can be very harmful to a forklift. This may seem strange, but think about the circuit boards and computer chips that make up a modern lift truck. One good zap and your equipment could go brain dead. Forklift operators don’t like being shocked either!
It’s especially important to get a static strap for lift trucks with non-marking tires. Keep reading to find out how to correctly ground an electric forklift, or contact us to learn more.
Product Name: Toyota Core IC Cushion Forklift Model 8FGCU15-32
Lift Capacity: 3,000-6,500 lb
Small Chassis Warehouse Forklift
Navigation in 11’-12' aisles
Up to 6,500 lb. lift capacity
Over 23' lift height
Automatic Fork-Leveling Standard(Toyota Exclusive!)
System of Active Stability (Toyota Exclusive!)
Price Range: $23,000 to $27,000
Value for the money: Excellent
Options: Gasoline, LPG, Diesel or CNG*
* Toyota also builds an electric version of this lift truck.
The Core IC Cushion can handle a variety of forklift attachments including: sideshifter, side-shifting fork positioner, clamps, rotators, single-doubles and more!
Safety options include: strobe lights, travel beepers, speed limiters, rear view mirrors, dual air filters, non-marking tires, cabs, hydraulic hose protectors, impact monitor system with operator log-in and safety checklists to name a few.
Best for: warehouse applications of all sizes. The Core IC Cushion has truck-to-pallet rack capability. It's extremely maneuverable and easy to operate with a small footprint. This is a great lift truck for multi-shift operations.
Not recommended for: indoor applications with poor ventilation, cold storage freezer applications, food processing , or narrow aisle applications.
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Product Name: 8HBW23 Electric Walkie Pallet Jack
Lift Capacity: 3,000 - 4,500lbs
Notable feature(s): Click to Creep Function, Electronic Brake Release, Steel Battery Case, IP65 Electrical System, and Stainless Steel Linkage Pins
Price Range: $2,999 - $4,500
Value for the money: excellent
Best for: Concrete and asphalt surfaces as well as tight spaces
Not recommended for: Dirt , Gravel, or uneven surfaces
Key Safety Features: Electric Horn, Emergency Power Disconnect, and Anti-roll back system.
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