Safely Lift and Transport Heavy Loads Indoors with an Electric Rider – Part 2

An electric rider does all the heavy lifting for you. Electric Rider Lift Codes Electric riders are divided into categories or lift codes. They are available in lift code numbers 1, 4, 5 and 6. Electric riders under lift code 1 are stand up forklifts. These lift trucks have their counterbalance weights integrated within the … Read more

Safely Lift and Transport Heavy Loads Indoors with an Electric Rider – Part 1

Find electric riders at Bahrns Equipment. The electric rider or class 1 forklift is ideal for lifting heavy loads in indoor environments such as warehouses and silos. For businesses that unload and transport large amounts of items and supplies every day, a forklift like the electric rider is an indispensable tool. The electric rider is … Read more

Toyota’s New 8 Series Electric Forklift

In March of 2010 Toyota Material Handling presented its new line of electric forklifts in Irvin, California.   These forklifts are available in 4,000 and 6,500 pound load capacities.   This introduction also included a new 5,500 pound model.  This new model fits virtually any indoor material handling need. Delivering longer run times and quicker acceleration, this … Read more

Lift Truck Safety

A forklift or lift truck is a serious piece of industrial equipment that needs to be operated and maintained carefully. Operators of lift trucks should be regularly reminded of the common safety hazards that can occur, so that accidents and injury are prevented. The first line of defense against fork lift hazards is to perform … Read more

Battery Power and Your Forklift

Your business depends on many things for its efficiency and profitability. One of these is your forklift operation.  As a piece of industrial equipment, a forklift is a valuable tool, and as such it needs to be in good running order for all of the demands placed on it.  Therefore, experiencing any unscheduled downtime for … Read more

Safety Equipment – Electric Pallet Jacks & Your Operation

Business owners understand that safety equipment is a vital part of their operations and material handling. An electric pallet jack allows your employees to move heavy goods easily, without the risk of injury related to manual lifting. An electric pallet jack also protects goods from being damaged, by providing a strong, sturdy lift system that … Read more

Order pickers – When You Should Use This Specialized Type of Forklift

A forklift is an essential component of industrial equipment, and an order picker has a unique function that can be of great benefit to your material handling needs.  An order picker is essentially a specially designed type of forklift. This lift truck is used for retrieving goods from vertical shelves, such as a pallet rack … Read more

Promote a Healthier Work Environment Through Cleaner Lift Trucks

Your warehouse, distribution center, or loading dock can be made a more environmentally friendly area through the use of clean operating industrial equipment for material handling. In today’s world, people are more cognizant than ever of harmful emissions and other environmental contaminants in their lives. By switching to lift trucks that are ‘green-friendly’ you can … Read more