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How Planned Maintenance Saves You Money

by Bruce Hatch on July 5, 2018
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how planned maintenance saves you money
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:

Why Get Planned Maintenance for Your Forklift?

Protect Your Investment
Regular maintenance extends the life of your equipment, which in turn keeps your costs down. Whether you have an electric lift or a propane lift, you need to take care of it. For electric lifts, the main issues is watering the battery properly and with propane lifts is lack of checking fluids. That is where planned maintenance is valuable because we WILL monitor those issues for you.

Don't Pay for Service Twice
We've had several customers who chose not to sign up for planned maintenance and paid the price.  Instead, they had independent service companies work on their equipment, but 8 times out of 10 they end up calling TMH to come out and fix their forklift.

One Less Thing to Worry About
With planned maintenance, you don't have to worry about breakdowns or remembering to get service done. TMH will call with reminders to schedule service, so you can schedule maintenance when it's convenient for you.  Our factory-trained technicians have all the resources, tools and parts to maintain your asset.

Service on Your Schedule
We have over 23 mobile technicians in the Sacramento area, and more than 110 techs total operating out of Livermore, Sacramento, Fresno, and Salinas. Our technicians can work on all forklifts from any make or model (not just Toyota forklifts). We also service docks, dock plates, industrial vehicles, boom lifts, and scissor lifts. 

Choose the PM Plan That's Right for You
TMH has three maintenance plans to accommodate a variety of fleet sizes and budgets.  All plans include:

  • Comprehensive, 95-point inspections
  • Factory-recommended servicing at 250, 1000 and 2,000 hours (protects your warranty)
  • Repairs completed at your facility when possible
  • All repairs and maintenance completed by a certified technician
  • Lock-in maintenance costs for 36 months or more

Read more about our planned maintenance packages. For questions, contact us online or by phone.

East Bay - Livermore (510) 675-0500
Fresno (559) 834-9500
Sacramento (916) 376-0500
Salinas (831) 757-1091

Further Reading
Why Do I Need the 2,000-Hour Forklift Service?
Top 7 Forklift Options to Reduce Maintenance Costs 
How Often Do Your Forklifts Need Service? 6 Questions to Ask 

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Topics: Service, Forklift Maintenance

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