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The global forklift industry was valued at approximately $2.06 billion USD in 2021. Now, it is expected to soar with a 9.5% CAGR – meaning, we could be looking at a value estimated at around $4.65 billion USD for the forklift industry.

Online shopping has become a financial juggernaut in recent years, with corporations like Amazon taking record-breaking profits annually. The coronavirus pandemic undoubtedly played a part in this – many people looked to retail therapy to cope with lockdowns, and entire sectors went online. Studies suggest that, by 2040, nearly 95% of all retail will be via e-commerce.

Ensuring your forklift trucks are properly prepared for the colder months of the year makes a significant impact on the health and safety of your operation, as well as productivity. From making sure optimum capability of equipment is assured to avoiding serious incidents and promoting safe use, getting forklifts winter-ready is vital for the businesses that use them. Secure forklift operation always depends on two key factors: ensuring that forklifts are in good working condition and suited to the job they will be used for and making certain your forklift truck operator is fully attentive and sufficiently trained.

Before an employee can operate a forklift, they need to have comprehensive training in how to use one safely. After a verified course, they will hold a license and be able to safely operate a forklift in the workplace. Forklift operators are an integral element in making sure your business runs smoothly. With companies like Budget Fork Trucks offering accredited courses with experienced instructors, there’s no excuse to hold out on a training course that could vastly improve the efficiency of your business. One of the best ways to give your business an edge is to have your employees trained to use forklifts. Not only does this build competency in the workplace but it can improve productivity and safety.

The heavy lifting equipment industry is booming, with many companies scrambling to get their hands on the latest models. The debate between pallet jacks and forklifts has been going on for years. The decision over which type of machine to buy or hire can be difficult, as it's often not clear whether a company should invest in a pallet jack or forklift.

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