Top 5 Forklift Accessories

Don Haas takes us on a tour, showing off the top 5 accessories that you will find on material handling equipment.  If your equipment doesn't have these items or they aren't working correctly, we would be happy to...
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Pop Quiz: Forklift Safety

You ask us questions all the time, and while we love answering your questions, this time we’re turning the tables on you. Here’s a pop quiz, Hot Shot, to see how well you’re paying attention.  The subject is: FORKLIFT SAFETY. Questions are here.  The answers are below.  Let’s see how well you do. Q: If you’re carrying a...
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A few more forklift questions answered

Some of the questions we get asked are complicated, others only require a short answer.  Here are some of the easier questions we get asked, in no particular order: Q:What is the purpose of the lift where the operator goes up into the air? A: That’s called an “Order Picker.” They’re different from a conventional forklift in that they...
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Hidden Costs of Forklifts

You’ve crunched all the numbers every which way and made your decision to purchase a fork lift.  Have you considered some of the hidden costs? We can help. The fact is a new forklift has a remarkably low cost of ownership- but there are situations that could end up costing you in the long run, and at the top of that list is abuse. You...
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The Future of the Forklift

We’ve looked back at forklift history. Now, let’s look forward to the future of the forklift. Forklift technology has stayed consistent, but changes in materials handling have necessitated some changes along the way. New advancements in tires, in mobility, energy efficiency and safety have been the biggest advancements in forklift...
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Forklift Battery Charging

JP Ippolito explains the differences in conventional and opportunity battery charging.  Each have their own sets of advantages and disadvantages so take some time to evaluate your options and what is best for your equipment and...
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The “Alternative” Forklifts

You’ve got product to move around, but it’s not especially bulky or heavy, or maybe it doesn’t need to be moved around a lot.  A giant forklift (and the cost) just doesn’t make sense for your operation.  DO you have options? Of course you do. Atlantic Forklift Services offers a complete line of warehouse equipment that can get your...
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Top Three FAQ’s

Ask any museum employee what questions they get asked the most and the answer is almost always the same.  They could work in the most interesting place in the world and the number one question is always this: “Where is the restroom?” We rarely get that question (through the offices on the right if you must know) but we do get questions...
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Workplace Ground Rules

Workplaces are like baseball stadiums.  Stick with us on this. They’re similar in function, but every one of them has quirks that sets them apart from the others, and necessitates the establishment of ground rules that are unique to each park. For example, the old Tiger Stadium at the corner of Michigan and Trumball avenues in Detroit had...
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Forklift History

You know your forklift as an integral part of your facility, performing tasks and keeping products and materials moving.  You probably don’t give your forklifts a second thought beyond operating them safely (of course) and keeping your business moving forward. But the forklift actually has a rich history and played a large role in the...
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