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Is It Better to Rent or Buy a Forklift?

Is it better to buy or rent? The answer depends on your priorities. Renting a forklift gives you the flexibility of a trial run with no upfront purchase cost. Buying a forklift requires some upfront investment, but it is usually cheaper in the end.

Consider the following factors to determine the best choice for your operation.

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Your Forklift Safety Checklist

We know your warehouse and distribution center is busier than ever. This usually creates additional stress on your operations team and your equipment, making forklift safety extremely important. Take a look at our forklift safety checklist as a good starting point to ensure a smoother and safer operation. These five forklift safety tips will benefit both your forklift equipment and operators.

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How to Maximize Tax Savings on New Equipment

Did you know that you could maximize tax savings on new forklifts, thanks to the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015? This law adds some stability and certainty to tax planning by protecting and extending several tax benefits.

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The Benefits Of Electric Forklifts

 

The future of forklifts is electric. Electric forklifts now represent over 63% of the industry, according to a 2016 report by Material Handling & Logistics. So, what is driving the shift to electric forklifts?

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