Known for being sturdy, easy to use, and reliable, forklifts have become an integral part of dozens of different industries.Many businesses would not be able to function without their forklifts, and in the article we’re going to provide you with just a few examples of the tasks that forklifts can carry out.
As providers of forklift hire services in Durban, First Forklifts has a fleet of forklifts and our team is very aware of what these incredible pieces of machinery are capable of.
Loading and Unloading Shipping Containers
Forklifts are an essential part of the shipping industry as they are needed for loading and unloading shipping containers.
Forklifts of all kinds are a common site on docks around the world, and they add precision and efficiency to the entire process.
Whether stacking pallets, or placing pallets and goods on racks and utilising vertical space in your warehouse, this is where forklift really come in handy in the warehousing industry.
Thanks to their compact size, and the option to be fitted with non-marking tyres, they are perfect for indoor use and moving items within a warehouse.
Loading and Offloading Trucks
Whether a manufacturing site or a warehousing and logistics application, heavy goods need to transported. Forklifts help operations run smoother and create a safer work environment by easily and efficiently loading and offloading trucks.
This not only reduced the risk of injury when manually lifting heavy goods but also increases productivity as loading can be executed at a faster rate.
All-terrain forklifts are the backbone of the fresh produce industry. Fresh produce is packed into pallets and then driven along internal roads by forklift, to the awaiting trucks to carry this fresh produce to surrounding areas.
The above uses are simply just a few of the possibilities that forklifts offer. When making use of the different attachments available, the applications multiply!
Do you need a forklift for an upcoming project or operation?
Here at First Forklift, we offer forklift hire in Durban.
Our fleet of forklift is made up of many different makes and models, and our experts would be more than happy to offer advice regarding which forklift would best suit your needs.