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Selling a Used Forklift

     Selling used forklifts can be compared to selling a used car, except that the target audience is much narrower.  Limited access to potential buyers — and the marketing of a specialized industrial product make selling even more difficult.       Classified ads in industry-specific media is your best bet for selling. Your ad is going […]

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Buying a New Forklift

     The decision to buy a new forklift is an important and expensive business investment.  The first aspect of that decision is whether or not it will be “new” as in brand spanking new – off the showroom floor.  The criteria for purchasing a brand new forklift are very basic and a bit different than […]

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Buying Used Forklifts: Pros and Cons

     In many cases, good arguments can be made for having a combination of both new and used forklifts in a business. Good management will include decisions about short and long-range equipment rotation that involves both new and used forklifts.  If your equipmentplanning includes the purchase of used equipment, what are some of the factors […]

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Leasing a Forklift

The decision to buy, lease or rent a Forklift is based on very substantial factors and is not simply an arbitrary choice with minor ramifications. Buying, of course, implies a sense of permanency. Rental on the other hand depicts a temporary, passing state. Leasing, reflects something in-between – a long-term commitment leaning more on semi-permanency. […]

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Renting a Forklift

You’ve made the decision to rent rather than buy a Forklift. Now what are some of the steps you should take before you make your final choice? Your accountant will advise you to create a budget and plan of action which, in the long run, will save you money, time and headaches.      The basic […]

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Forklift Jobs

  The Forklift Industry has been a growth industry during the past decade, and therefore is a great career for an individual with basic mechanical skills and who is not interested in any complex or extensive training. It is not a simple one dimensional career, but offers a great deal of opportunities for the individual […]

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Taylor Forklifts

FAITH – VISION – WORK With 85 years of experience to back its claims of excellence, Taylor Forklifts started as a small machine shop in 1927 and grew to a world-wide organization with state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing resources. Today, Taylor Machine Works has grown to become one of the United States’ leading manufacturers of industrial […]

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Linde Forklifts

The name “Linde” is uttered with respect in engineering circles in Germany.  Dr. Carl von Linde was a Munich engineer held in high regard as the developer of early refrigeration technology. He held many early machinery patents and partnered with Dr. Hugo Güldner and Dr. Georg von Krauss as founders of Güldner Motoren Gesellschaft in […]

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Kalmar Forklifts

CHARTING SIXTY YEARS FROM SEAPORT DOMINANCE TO WAREHOUSE PROMINENCE Kalmar Forklifts are better known in Europe than in the United States, mainly because of their origins in Sweden and late entry into the US Forklift competition. They also have an identity issue when pitted against the more commonly recognized material handling products because of their […]

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Mitsubishi Forklifts

CAPITALIZING ON THE FAMILY NAME Mitsubishi was founded in 1870 by Yataro Iwasaki – the son of a samurai family – who played a leading role in transforming Japan into a modern industrial society. The company’s first venture was shipping, but through the years Mitsubishi has become synonymous with high tech and high quality products […]

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