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Preserve Your Electric Forklifts with These Storage Tips

Battery-operated forklifts, called electric forklifts, are a popular choice for indoor needs. Cost-effective, low-maintenance, and efficient, they can improve your bottom line and your warehouse workflow. Investing in one means investing in a top-quality piece of machinery, so naturally you want to make sure it lasts as long as possible.

While following routine maintenance schedules, purchasing a comprehensive maintenance plan, and dealing with any problems that arise promptly are good steps to take in ensuring the longevity of your machine, the way in which you store your electric forklifts is also important. Correct storage can prevent problems and help your machine to last longer. Here are a few tips for properly storing your electric forklifts.

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Pricing Insights for the Next Time You Buy a Forklift

Sticker shock is a common occurrence when customers look to buy a forklift. With prices ranging from $15,000 to more than $100,000, however, it is possible to find a forklift within your price range. In order to find the machine that meets your needs and fits in your budget, as well as to avoid sticker shock that might make buying a forklift seem out of your reach, you need to understand which factors affect price. When you know which factors influencing the price, you can be aware of which ones are important to you when you go to buy a forklift. Here are the biggest things that can affect forklift pricing, and tips for deciding which of them are most important to you.

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Electric Forklift Maintenance Basics

Electric forklifts are a popular choice of machine thanks in part to the fact that they require less maintenance than do internal combustion forklifts. Due to having fewer moving parts, the engine itself does not require the same kind of regular preventative servicing as do the internal combustion engines. That reduced maintenance translates into saved time and money for companies that use electric forklifts.

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