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How to Gauge the Lifespan of a Used Forklift

A used forklift offers a number of advantages for your fleet. They generally cost less than new machines, while being easy to locate and purchase. However, finding the right forklift requires you to carefully inspect the machine before buying it. The last thing you want is to purchase a used forklift that will quickly suffer a catastrophic breakdown due to age or poor maintenance.

One of the factors you need to consider before buying a used forklift is how much life that forklift may have left in it. For example, a dirt cheap machine won't really save you money if you have to replace the machine again in 6 months or a year because its engine or transmission died.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways to determine just how much life might be left in a used lift truck. Here are a couple of tasks to add to your inspection.

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How to Choose a Pallet Racking System

For businesses seeking the most efficient and cost effective way to store their inventory, the number of pallet racking systems out there can seem overwhelming. Choosing the right pallet racking system is more involved than simply selecting the cheapest one.

Instead, the right pallet racking system is the one that meets the unique needs of your business. This means that you must understand these needs and how they can be met with the right storage system. Here are a few factors to consider before you purchase your next pallet racking system.

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