Safety Railing in a Facility

How Guardrails Keep Your Facility Safe

Protect your people, your facility, and your bottom line. Employers are required to provide a safe workplace, but warehouse injuries still happen. Private industry employers reported 2.1 million nonfatal injuries in 2020, down from 2.7 million in 2019 (according to statistics published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Nov 2021). Even with a decline from 2019…

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell for Forklift

What is hydrogen fuel cell power?

Hydrogen fuel cells produce electricity by combining hydrogen and oxygen atoms. The hydrogen reacts with oxygen across an electrochemical cell like that of a battery to produce electricity, water, and small amounts of heat. Hydrogen fuel cell power for your lift equipment uses alternate energy sources for your lift equipment are more than just a green…

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Forklift Forks

When is the right time to replace your forks?

When is the right time to replace your forks? Using a forklift with worn-out forks can be a tremendous hazard in your business. It’s just a matter of time before bad forks can give way and damage product, your facility, or worst of all cause an accident with injury. There are OSHA requirements for all…

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Operator Assist Technologies

Forklift Operator Assistance Technologies

In today’s marketplace there continues to be an increase in online purchases and less in-store visits by consumers. The demand for order fulfillment in warehouses and distribution centers seems to be never ending. Operators and warehouse staff are at an increased demand to perform safely and within the OSHA regulations no matter the task at…

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When Is It Time to Replace Your Forklift?

As a construction or material handling professional, you need a forklift you can rely on to run a successful business. This equipment plays a valuable role in getting the job done safely and efficiently. Still, even the best-maintained fleet eventually needs a refresh, so you need to know when it is time to replace an…

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Pneumatic Forklift Tire

Do you need Cushion or Pneumatic Tires?

What’s the right lift truck tire? When it comes to deciding on a lift truck for your operation there are more options to think about than just power, load capacity, and mast height. What type of surface you will be using your lift truck on will determine which tire type is best. The most common…

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Lithium-Ion Tiger and Taylor-Dunn Vehicles Unlock Electrification Adoption

Anaheim, Calif., January 31, 2022 – Waev Inc. opens orders for the all-new, fully electric, lithium-ion-powered Tiger tow tractors and Taylor-Dunn Bigfoot utility vehicles. These trusted vehicles outperform internal combustion and other electric vehicles with significantly lower total cost of ownership, zero emissions, industry-first safety features and limited maintenance. Tiger and Bigfoot Li-ion vehicles knock…

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Should I Buy or Rent a Forklift?

Should I Buy or Rent a Forklift?

Forklifts are essential machines for many industries, but whether you should rent or buy a lift truck can depend on a few different factors. Learning about the benefits of renting and buying can help you find the right direction for your operation. What to Consider The question of whether to rent or buy often depends…

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Certified Forklift Training

How to Become a Certified Forklift Operator

  How to Become a Certified Forklift Operator Forklifts are essential machines in many work environments, like warehouses and construction sites. While using them can make a team more efficient, safety should always be your first priority. Forklift operator training gives you the certification you need for compliance and workplace safety. Learn here how to…

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Container Handler at a port

Boost Container Handling Capacity

Boost Container Handling Capacity – Severe congestion in container yards can wreak havoc on port terminal operations and subsequent stages of the supply chain. Disarray opens the door for excess container movements, and inefficient use of container handlers can in turn lead to longer queues and waiting times for inbound ships and outbound trucks alike….

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Forlift entering a container

Forklift Wear and Tear Inspection

Don’t get stuck without a RELIABLE LIFT. Regularly inspect these 5 forklift parts to help prevent wear and tear. Keep your equipment and operations moving – in many companies, lift equipment is moving around the clock. Over time forklift parts, components, and accessories begin to show signs of wear and tear due to their constant…

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new vs. used forklifts

New or Used Forklifts

When you’re looking to expand your fleet of forklifts, you’ll have the choice to purchase new or used forklifts or lift equipment. Both of these options have various benefits that make them an attractive choice for companies. When you buy new or used forklifts, you’ll want to be aware of their advantages so you can…

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Gregory Poole Lift Systems

2620 Discovery Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 468-9033