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Quick Forklift Facts

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Did you know that forklifts could save your business a lot of money as it does the job of about 10 – 20 men put together?

They could be used to lift heavy merchandise and also clean up heavy scraps of dirt. Forklifts are also known as fork trucks in the U.S. You need to know the size of the load you are lifting in order to choose the right forklift. It is most likely to be a diesel truck, if it is a large one.

There are different types of forklifts available which can be powered by battery, fuel, diesel, electricity and propane. Battery powered trucks cost less to maintain and do not release harmful gases. Fuel, diesel and propane are more expensive to maintain and also release harmful gases, however, they are faster than electric-powered forklifts.