So many choices. So little time. Lift truck maintenance parts management can be a little overwhelming at times. Worse yet, it may seem fairly mundane. But it’s not, and it can have quite an impact on your fleet operations. As the experts say, it’s better to take the time to make a choice that will keep your fleet up and running.
“The best practice whether you go in-house or contract,” says Megan McGriff, Toyota Material Handling’s manager of parts sales, customer service and marketing, “is to do your due diligence up front and make sure you have immediate access to those parts most likely to maximize the uptime of your lift truck fleet.”
Locating the common parts of a forklift is vital to make certain that your operators are reliably using equipment as intended in a safe manner. The following list of forklift terminology will help to ensure all associates are prepared to use equipment effectively and identify the forklift parts that require the attention of a maintenance technician.
If you ever thought that forklift parts wasn’t exciting. Be the merchant selling the wrong part, or the customer receiving it.