Buying Used Forklifts: A Guide for NZ Warehouse Managers 

Why Consider Used Forklifts?  Used forklifts can be a great option for start-ups, growing companies, and businesses with occasional needs or mixed fleets. They offer a cost-effective alternative to new equipment while still delivering on quality.  Key Considerations Before Buying  Forklift Fit and Purpose:  Forklift Condition:  Engine & Hydraulics  Lift Mast & Forks  Lighting &…

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Switching from IC to Electric Forklifts: Key Considerations 

Why Consider Electric Forklifts?  Switching from internal combustion (IC) to electric forklifts is increasingly popular. While IC forklifts have served the industry for over a century, electric models offer significant energy and environmental benefits. However, there are situations where IC forklifts might still be preferable. Here’s a look at the key factors to consider when…

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Case Study: Early Settler Ups its Game with Yale

Business is booming at Early Settler NZ and their Auckland warehouse keeps pace with YaleForklifts. Picture it: stacks of household products, everything from small decorator items to substantial furniture, forklifts doing pirouettes, and Ben Solomona—the warehouse wizard—waving his wand (okay, it’s more like a tablet, but work with me here). Meet Ben Solomona – the…

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Boost Your Material Handling Productivity

As warehouses and manufacturers work tirelessly to keep up with the demands of modern consumers, increasing your material handling productivity should be a top priority. Effective material handling can improve efficiency, reduce costs, and increase productivity. Discover some of the equipment and techniques you can utilise to improve your material handling capabilities. Material Handling Equipment…

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Counterbalance Vs Reach Forklifts

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What’s Right for Your Business? When choosing the right forklift for your business, there are two main options: counterbalance or reach forklifts. Both forklifts have unique advantages and applications, but which one is better for your business? This blog post debates counterbalance vs reach forklifts to help you make the right choice when finding a…

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Preventing Forklift Hazards

In NZ, Forklifts are an essential tool in many warehouses, allowing for the efficient movement of heavy loads over short distances. However, forklifts are dangerous if not operated properly or if proper safety protocols are not in place. As such, warehouse managers and workers must be aware of common forklift hazards in warehouses and take…

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What to Look for in a Second-hand Forklift

It isn’t always practical for a company to fork out the large sum of money it takes to purchase a brand-new forklift. In these situations, a second-hand forklift is an affordable alternative. When purchasing anything second-hand, it is essential to know what to look for when searching for used forklifts for sale in NZ. Buying…

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Which Type of Forklift is Right for Your Job?

All types of forklifts are used in warehouses and other industrial sites to help employees move things with ease. With a wide variety of models, classifications, sizes, and features available, it can be challenging to know which type of forklift is the most suitable for your job. But you don’t need to commit to purchasing…

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Sit-Down vs Stand-Up Forklifts: Which is Right for Your Jobsite?

The type of forklift you drive will impact your safety, comfort, and flexibility. With both standing and sitting models available, which one should you choose? Many warehouse operators consider the traditional sit-down forklift ideal for their operation, but is that always the case? Have they considered all the options between sit-down and stand-up forklifts? Here…

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