Product Name: Toyota 1ZS Diesel Forklift
Manufacturer: Toyota Industrial Equipment
Interesting Features: Tier IV Final Emissions Compliant
Lift Capacity: up to 6500 lbs for the 1ZS engine, higher capacities available with other engines
Notable feature(s): Multi-function digital display with onboard self-diagnostics, rear pillar assist grip with horn button, swivel seat and ergonomic steering wheel knob.
Price Range: Starting at $30k
Value for the money: Excellent
Best for: Any operation that needs clean diesel power outdoors.
Toyota's 1ZS diesel engine is ideal for the agricultural industry because it meets Tier IV final emissions standards.
One of the more overlooked reasons to buy an electric utility vehicle vs a truck is the ability to customize. When you buy a utility cart from Polaris GEM or Taylor-Dunn, you get a hardworking, reliable vehicle and only pay for what you need.
Many of our customers find significant savings by switching to versatile, low-maintenance electric vehicles. Large fleets can expect six-figure fleet reduction costs by switching to electric utility vehicles and significantly reduce CO2 emissions.
- Why pay for a truck that can go 90 mph if your vehicles never travel on the freeway?
- How much could you save by not having to pay for oil changes and other engine-related maintenance?
Electric vehicles can go all day on a single charge, tow up to 10,000 lbs, and handle cargo up to 3,000 lbs. Plus, they cost significantly less to own compared to traditional trucks and vans.
Owning an electric vehicle doesn't mean sacrificing comfort or capability. Get exactly the vehicle you need customized with: ladder racks, custom storage, heater, stake sides, etc. Here are the most popular accessories with our customers in Northern and Central California:
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?
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
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.
Choosing the wrong lift can cause delays, increases costs and the potential for an accident. This article explains the most common types of aerial lifts, the pros and cons of each and how to choose the right aerial lift equipment for your job.