About Tom Reddon

Tom has been involved in the forklift industry since 1986. He loves doing research, blogging, and speaking about forklifts. You can contact Tom on his Twitter or Google+ profiles.

How to Create a Sense of Community in the Warehouse

The old saying is true, if you enjoy what you do you will never work a day in your life. Much of this can be attested to the people you work with as much as the work itself. Creating a … Continue reading

What Does OSHA’s New Funding Announcement Mean for the Material Handling Industry?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, otherwise known as OSHA is the governing body of workplace safety and continuous improvement across America. In the material handling industry, OSHA is the go-to source for those seeking to improve the welfare of … Continue reading

When Is It Time to Replace Forklift Attachments?

Forklifts are sophisticated material handling appliances. These robust instruments help businesses complete a broad arrange of logistic, shipping, and receiving tasks on a daily basis. However, the machine itself had some limitations. Thus, ergonomists created a wide range of forklift … Continue reading

Trends In The Material Handling Industry: Automation

Automation is taking the material handling industry by storm. Presently, there are many emerging trends that are manifesting in this field but this one is one that stands above the rest. As we have seen in the supply chain industry, … Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t Make Modifications to Your Forklift

It is an obvious practice that every operator, owner, and practitioner desires a forklift that works best for them. It has already been mentioned that there are a plethora benefits that forklift attachments offer to all those that utilize them. … Continue reading

How to Safely Change a Forklift Battery

Changing a battery seems like a menial task, however it can present a wide range of hazards and troubles if not done correctly. Have no fear, adhering to proper protocol and practices will make any novice an expert in changing … Continue reading

How to Properly Change the Forks on Your Forklift

The benefits of forklift attachments have been sung across the board. From enhancing efficiency, expediting project times, and driving productivity there are a plethora of positives that can be yielded from these devices. However, the forklift forks are the basic … Continue reading

How to Make the Most of Your Workers’ Productivity

Honing productivity is an art as much as it is a skill. Deriving methodologies to enhance the outcomes of already productive endeavors is a maneuver that must be taken in the material handling, procurement, and supply chain fields. Whether it … Continue reading

How to Develop a Forklift Maintenance Schedule

It goes without question that maintenance is the cornerstone of forklift operations. Ranging from the routine repair to good old fashioned preventative care, every forklift truck needs the appropriate care and upkeep to enjoy a full life span full of … Continue reading

How Much Can Human Error Cost the Warehouse?

In the warehouse accidents are bound to happen. Sometimes these incidents are chalked up to the forces of nature, but more often than not it is a result of human intervention. With this being said, almost always these events are … Continue reading

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