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National Forklift Safety Day

National Forklift Safety Day! June 9, 2020

As we now begin to recover, rebuild and reinvent the best processes for strong and healthy work environments and communities we would like to spotlight National Forklift Safety Day this June 9, 2020.

On June 9 at 9am, the Industrial Truck Association is providing a virtual day of video training, speakers and resources, via video. Find out more here at

Darr is happy to provide the following training either at your facility or at our location:

OSHA Required Operator Training Train the Trainer Service & Technical TrainingAnd More Professional Training Content

If you want to keep your operators and your equipment safe, let Darr train them. Contact us today or email David Burriss at


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Picking the Right Forklift Rental: The Benefits of Rough Terrain Forklifts

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If there is one thing that traditional forklifts cannot do, it’s operate on unstable surfaces in difficult outdoor environments. This inability can be attributed to a number of things, such as inadequate traction or not enough ground clearance (which is necessary to handle uneven, rocky, or muddy terrain). When forklifts are lacking in these areas, the stability of your machine becomes compromised and it is no longer safe to operate. So, where does this leave businesses that must operate under these rugged conditions? This is where rough terrain forklifts come in. These forklifts are an ideal solution for all-terrain applications, including those found in forestry, construction, and agriculture. The lifting functions that a traditional forklift has paired with the utility of a tractor is what makes rough terrain forklifts truly unique. These off-road workhorses can easily climb embankments and operate on rough surfaces while carrying a load without posing safety issues or getting stuck. Read on as we dive into the features of a rough terrain forklift rental that make it much more suitable for the great outdoors than its conventional counterpart.

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Industrial Pallet Racks and Order Picking Efficiency

Order picking can easily consume more than half of a warehouse's resources. Since order picking is one of the most labor-consuming, time-consuming, and budget-consuming aspects of warehouse operations, streamlining it is one of the biggest ways warehouses can improve tight profit margins. Warehouses can adopt many strategies for improving their order picking efficiency. In the effort to create more efficient operations, warehouse managers need to take advantage of the opportunities provided by industrial pallet racks.

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