5 Forgotten Things To Expect 4 Reasons To Rent A Forklift For The Holidays

Toyotaforklift.com published the “5 Things to Expect When You Rent a Forklift“. Southeast Industrial Equipment has a large inventory of 5,000lb pneumatic and cushion tires forklifts ready to rent for the busy holiday season! Read the reasons to rent for the holidays below!

During the busy holiday season your warehouse seems to be as busy as Walmart is on Black Friday! As much prep goes into getting ready for this time of year our customers are at ease knowing they can quickly add material handling equipment to their fleet for extra support by taking advantage of SIE’s large rental fleet!

With an in-house rental department ready to take your call, Southeast Industrial Equipment’s material handling rental equipment is your down-time eliminator for a number of reasons!

1. When production is up but you just can’t keep up.

Why not add a forklift to your fleet by renting for a day, week, month, or longer if needed? When you just can’t see the return on investment to purchase or lease a new or used forklift just to get you through the hectic seasons, renting can be your best option. Here at Southeast Industrial Equipment we offer a wide range of material handling equipment for lease, purchase, or for rent. We have over 200 units in our rental fleet and growing by the day!

2. In case the only forklift you have is down for maintenance.

When you cannot afford the downtime in your warehouse, we are here to deliver a rental to sub in for the equipment that is being serviced.

3. Maybe you have a special project your company is working on.

You need a piece of material handling equipment to get the job done right? Why not rent the perfect piece of equipment along with the attachment that is just what you need? When you do not have use for a full time forklift for the day in and day out or your business, SIE is your go to when it comes to getting a rental to you fast and efficiently for no matter how long or short of a time period you may need.

4. When you need to lift to new heights

Or reach the pallet positions you normally do not use on a daily basis, why not rent the forklift that can reach just that much higher while you have more product to store? We have forklifts for rent that reach up to your tallest rack, so call (866) 696-9125 today or fill out our rental form for the material handling equipment you need now but may not need later!

See how companies as big as Amazon are adding to their workforce during the holidays here.

Watch our video on how renting can be your best option to get you through the busiest times of year.

Aerial Work Platform Inspections

Aerial work platform inspections must be done 13 months after the previous inspection annually.

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has standards for owning and operating aerial work platforms.

ANSI/SIA A92.6 & A92.5 section 6.7; “The owner of an aerial platform shall ensure that an annual inspection is performed on the aerial platform no later than thirteen (13) months from the date of the prior annual inspection. The inspection shall be made by a person(s) qualified as a mechanic on the specific type of aerial platform or one having similar design characteristics. The inspection shall be in accordance with items specified by the manufacturer for an annual inspection. The owner shall not place the aerial platform into service until all malfunctions and problems have been corrected.”

What is to be inspected annually, you might ask? See the limited list below and note that inspections of all equipment should be performed and documented daily.

Operational inspections include/not limited to:

  • Lift, drive and emergency controls
  • Horn
  • Parking brake
  • Battery charger
  • Limit switches
  • Other safety devices
  • And more!

Visual Inspections include/not limited to:

  • Damaged, worn or missing parts
  • Leaks
  • Tires
  • Railings
  • Entry gates or chains
  • Loose pins or hardware
  • Structural damage
  • And more!

Southeast Industrial Equipment offers Aerial Work Platform inspections service according to ANSI guidelines utilizing our certified equipment specialists to help you avoid costly fines due to non-compliance. Upon completion of necessary repairs or preventative maintenance, SIE will issue certification. We have 10 locations throughout the southeast with full working shops, over 150+ certified technicians and a fleet of service vans ready to come to your facility. Keeping the headache of annual inspections as convenient as possible.

To learn more about ANSI Certified Annual Inspections for your aerial lift visit www.ansi.org and read the OSHA Aerial Lift Fact Sheet >

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Southeast Industrial Equipment is your full solutions provider of the material handling industry. From new or used equipment to training operators and associates, you can look to SIE for it all. Please enjoy the information provided in this infographic and please contact one of our Territory Managers available at (866) 696-9125 to help find which piece of material handling equipment is right for your application, email us at contacts@sielift.com, or visit one of our Local Branches.

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