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.
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
Here are a few of our favorite videos that showcase drivers with amazing forklift skills. We've got the classic forklift-picks-up-a-quarter video, and a few new surprises. Also, if you like amazing basketball tricks, there's a forklift assist video that's not to be missed.
Common forklift accidents on loading docks include:
The lift truck falling off the edge of the dock
Employees being struck by a forklift
Skidding or slipping due to wet or icy conditions
Trailer separation (the truck pulls away with a forklift still inside)
Learn more about common forklift accident causes and three simple ways to prevent them.
There are a few reasons to do the manufacturer's recommended maintenance, not the least of which is OSHA’s requirement. Other reasons include: ensuring the lift is in safe operating condition and increasing the up time and longevity of your lift truck (or other material handling equipment).