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.

Forklift Spotlight: Gas Forklift

If you’re looking to replace some of your company’s tired forklifts or you are looking to expand the size of your fleet, the choices can seem pretty overwhelming. What you’re looking for in a forklift depends mostly on the needs … Continue reading

How to Increase Material Handling Productivity

Everyone agrees that time is a valuable resource, no matter how you spend it. In life, it often pays to relax, as the body requires downtime. Other times, the body needs exercise. It’s about balance and efficiency, for the most … Continue reading

Ensuring a Healthier Forklift Fleet

The performance of your supply chain is never far from your mind when managing a fleet of forklifts falls on your shoulders. The health of your fleet is of the utmost importance. A healthier forklift fleet means longer-lasting equipment, a … Continue reading

Forklift Spotlight: Man Lift Equipment

Construction lifts are powerful and often necessary to get the job done. Aerial lifts, specifically man lifts, are essential in order to make certain repairs or perform certain types of maintenance jobs. The ability to lift workers up to 100 … Continue reading

Sit Down vs Stand up Forklifts

Of the many things to consider when deciding on which type of forklift to buy is whether you want to go with a sit down vs stand up forklift. Each has both pros and cons, so it’s important to understand the … Continue reading

Forklift Type Spotlight: Very Narrow Aisle Forklift

No two job sites are exactly the same — but many share common challenges, including trying to maximize efficiency while minimizing cost. Those competing obstacles mean many warehouse settings have to transport and store high volumes of materials in smaller spaces, … Continue reading

5 Forklift Safety Tips for Winter Weather

Whether it’s rain, snow, sleet or a combination of all of the above, inclement weather is an unfortunate reality in most parts of the country. And, as those who work in busy construction and warehouse settings know, the job can’t … Continue reading

Purchasing Tips for First Time Forklift Buyers

First-time forklift buyers may feel overwhelmed as they start the process of researching and selecting the right equipment for their work. Like with any purchase, it’s important to consider all the factors that go into making a smart buy—and, as … Continue reading

Forklift Type Spotlight: Rough Terrain Forklift

Forklifts are a common sight in warehouses, but many jobs that could benefit from the lifting and loading powers of this equipment can’t be carried out within the indoor confines of such as space. That’s where a rough terrain forklift … Continue reading

Forklift Type Spotlight: Explosion-Proof Forklifts

Workplace accidents are a risk in any setting, but especially so in environments in which hazardous and flammable materials are routinely handled. That’s why it’s important to follow all safety protocols stringently, ensure employees are up-to-date on training and use … Continue reading

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