This month's product review post compares Toyota's Stand-up Counterbalance Rider (8BNCU18) to Toyota's Three-wheel Electric Forklift (8FBE18U).
The price range for these two products is similar, $30,000- $40,000. Both are an excellent value for the money, and both come in a wide range of lifting heights. So how do you choose the best lift truck for your operation?
As 2018 comes to an end, let’s take some time to reflect on our most popular blog posts. Starting at #10 our list covers product reviews, information on batteries, forklift technicians, safety and more.
Which topic was the most popular? Scroll through the post to find out.
Toyota 360 Support comes standard with every lift truck sold and includes a wide range of benefits to help you:
Forklift mechanic salaries vary by location and level of experience. That said, TMH offers competitive wages and excellent benefits. Also, as the graphic below illustrates, mechanics can generally expect to make more as a forklift technician than an auto mechanic.
Kirk Hamre, account manager for Alameda County has announced he and his wife are moving to Southern California in the new year. “After long consideration, my wife and I have decided to move to Orange County. My wife is from the area, and she has wanted to move back for many years. Recently, her job was restructured in a way that will allow us to make this move,” Kirk said.
Kirk’s last day with Toyota Material Handling Northern California (TMH) is Monday, December 31st. Kirk joined TMH in 2013 and has been a valued and well-respected member of our team ever since.
Kirk’s family has lived in the area for generations and he has a remarkable material handling lineage….
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.