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Forklift Truck Training Test

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Forklift Basics

In order to help you in your forklift training or forklift refresher training, try our training test. Forklift training will reduce, or even prevent, accidents from happening on your site. It also trains operators on how to deal with difficult scenarios, such as elevated loads that can possibly tip the forklift over. Training is a core part of site safety, productivity and cost effective use of your equipment. Make sure you and your forklift operators are trained and given refresher training on a regular basis.
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How Do Forklifts Work?

A forklift truck is a small industrial vehicle featuring a power operated forked platform, attached at the front, that can be raised and lowered for insertion under a cargo to lift or move it. Forklifts serve the needs of various industries including warehouses and other large storage facilities.

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Warehouse Efficiency

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Maximise your warehouse efficiency

When products are distributed on time and customers are happy, it’s easy to assume that your business is being efficient – but it’s amazing how many little tweaks can be made to make a big positive impact to your bottom line.

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How Attachments Increase Warehouse Efficiency

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Forklift attachments are accessories that allow your truck to lift, carry, crane, push, pull, hold, dispense, rotate and clamp with better efficiency. Most attach to the forks, but others, such as salt spreaders, are towed. Fork truck attachments come in a range of sizes and capacities, so there is an attachment for any workplace and any truck.Read More »

How To Minimise Downtime

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Forklift trucks that aren’t in use are draining your return on investment. Minimising downtime is essential to the smooth and successful running of your warehouse. If your forklift fleet is a core aspect of your business, you need to be avoiding breakdowns, delays and inefficiencies.Read More »

How to Measure Warehouse Efficiency

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Measuring warehouse efficiency and productivity is vital to the successful running of your operation. To ensure that you are getting the best return on your investment, you need to be able to measure not just your profits, but your performance.

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Warehouse Picking Error Rates

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Total picking accuracy is the goal for any material handling operation, but how do you get there? Ensuring accuracy requires organisation, strategic flexibility and of course this often comes at a cost. This blog will help you figure out your cost-per-error and provides tips for improving your warehouse pick rate.Read More »