forklift hoists and moves around large, heavy items. Renting or buying one may seem out of reach until you compare their benefits against their costs. Many business operators consider them indispensable. They’re an investment in the long-term safety of workers and also in production efficiencies. Here are three reasons for renting or buying this machine. 

3 Reasons to Use a Forklift

1. Safety

Rigging up a series of ropes and pulleys to hoist large loads is risky. Pallets may shift, and cables may break, endangering workers. A forklift reduces the risk of injury and damage from dropped loads, leading to healthier, happier crews. 

2. Efficiency 

construction equipmentPeople use heavy equipment instead of manual labor because it saves both time and muscle strain, and saving time means saving money. Forklifts enable on-the-job efficiencies and don’t exhaust employees. When you buy or rent a lift, your employees will work faster and smarter as well. 

3. Physical Capacity

A forklift outperforms a manual laborer on any number of dimensions. It can move more material and inventory faster, lift heavier loads, and maneuver loads more skillfully into tight and high warehouse spaces. It will also conserve warehouse space by letting operators fit more product into smaller areas. Skilled forklift operators are an asset to any builder, warehouse manager, or manufacturer. REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR OPERATOR GET CERTIFIED IN SAFE OPERATION BEFORE OPERATING A FORKLIFT. 


ABC Equipment Rental & Sales in Brunswick, OH, carries a large inventory of quality construction, manufacturing, warehouse, and earth-moving equipment for rental or sale, including air compressors, generators, pumps, forklifts, skid steers, excavators and manlifts. Stop in to browse their used equipment selections or to speak with their knowledgeable staff.  A certified Kubota dealer, they also carry equipment produced by Kubota, Stihl, Gehl, Honda, Wacker, and Mustang at competitive prices. For more information, call (330) 220-4545, or visit them online today to find the equipment you need to get the job done.