aisle master forklift

Maximize Storage Space with Very Narrow Aisle Forklifts

When storage capacity needs to be optimized, incorporating additional or taller pallet racking offers room for your product. However, this solution brings its own challenges. Will your forklifts have the ability to maneuver small spaces? Can the upright extend to the highest rack? Customers with high density warehouses invest in very narrow aisle forklifts to […]

reach truck options

Equipment Options for Your Toyota Reach Truck

Reach trucks are the ideal forklift for narrow aisle operation in your warehouse and distribution center. Their ability to maneuver within tight aisles provides the opportunity to increase your pallet racking and storage. To enhance productivity for your specific application and the operator’s experience, reach truck options are available. Popular Toyota Reach Truck Options and […]

Toyota Reach Truck

Single Reach Truck versus Double Reach Truck

Our company has narrow aisles and will be investing in a Reach Truck for its ease of use in smaller faces. Why would I select a Double Reach Truck over a Single Reach Truck? If you have an opportunity to create a pallet racking configuration that places (2) racks back-to-back, without an aisle in between, […]

double reach forklift

Maximizing Storage with a Double Reach Truck

Can warehouse storage increase using double reach trucks? Double reach trucks can increase pallet racking storage by up to 50%; however, it is best for applications that have a high quantity of pallets and a low number of SKUs. Number of SKUs Storing product double deep could decrease your selectivity because the forklift operator can’t […]

Toyota Stand-Up Electric Forklift

Reach Truck versus Stand-Up Rider Forklift

Currently, our warehouse utilizes reach trucks for their ease of use in narrow aisles. In the next 6 months, our application will require our forklift operators to load and unload trailers. Can we continue using our reach trucks? For narrow aisle applications, reach trucks offer a clear advantage. Operators can perform work in aisles as […]

5-Series Toyota Forklift

Forklift History and Classification

The first seated counterbalance forklift was produced by Clark Material Handling Company in 1918. The forklift was gasoline powered and started by manually cranking the engine. The Tructrator, as it came to be known, was the first vehicle to integrate an engine, frame, transmission, brakes, wheels and a steering system to address material handling jobs. […]