How Much Can a Forklift Lift?

Joyce Schwob - December 6, 2022

Understanding your forklift capacity is crucial to using it safely and effectively in your warehouse or other material handling operation. Just because your forklift says its rated capacity is 20,000 lb doesn’t mean that it can lift that amount in all situations. The dimensions of the load, its placement, and its weight distribution can all Read more

How to Use a Forklift Nameplate to Find Out More about a Forklift

Joyce Schwob - February 1, 2019

As a forklift buyer, you might find yourself in a position where the seller doesn’t know much about the forklift (this, of course, would NEVER happen at JIT Toyota-Lift.) Or perhaps you have a new job that uses a forklift, and no one knows much about it. You can get some very important information from Read more

Buying Used Forklifts on the Web Can be Risky Business

Joyce Schwob - July 17, 2013

You are in business to make money and sometimes that means shopping for a forklift bargain. You might open a web-browser and search for a reliable forklift brand, like Toyota and see a list of forklifts at prices way below what you found at the local dealership.   Before you put that cream puff in Read more