Blog Posts | Atlas Toyota Material Handling
1815 Landmeier Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Visit Our Other Companies 877-438-2719


Posted on December 20, 2017

Design Stability Testing for Forklifts

Forklifts or powered industrial trucks are used to move materials in many different industries. They can raise, lower, or move large heavy objects. These lift trucks are often used to move… Continue reading »

Posted on December 15, 2017

Forklift Selection Guide: How to Tell Which Kind of Forklift You Need

When you are in the market for a forklift, there are several key considerations you need to take into account to ensure you are purchasing the right one. A good place… Continue reading »

Posted on November 27, 2017

Teaching Forklift Safety to Warehouse Workers

Compared to all industries nationally, warehousing has a higher average injury rate. About 100 workers are killed every year while operating forklifts and 95,000 are injured… Continue reading »

Posted on November 10, 2017

6 Ways to Increase Warehouse Productivity

The typical warehouse is a dynamic operation. Its staff performs certain tasks over any given period of time, but each shift may not consist of the same series… Continue reading »

Posted on October 17, 2017

The Process of Buying Forklifts

Purchasing a forklift should be considered a major investment, not a minor one. There are costs beyond just the initial purchase… Continue reading »

Posted on October 2, 2017

Do You Know Your Average Forklift Cost per Hour?

Operating forklifts have costs associated with them. While you might not think it worth your time to track these costs, this is never beneficial… Continue reading »

Posted on September 21, 2017

Electrification: The Future of Forklifts

Toyota has long been at the forefront of developing new technologies designed to rely less upon fossil fuels. From Toyota forklifts to other types of construction… Continue reading »

Posted on September 18, 2017

Forklifts: What Can Go Wrong?

According to a report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA), every year there are about 95,000 people injured while operating forklifts… Continue reading »

Posted on August 22, 2017

Forklift Buyers Guide: The Process for Finding the Best Forklift

Not all forklifts are created equally, or for the same types of work. There are specific models, styles, and sizes, each designed to perform certain tasks and functions… Continue reading »

Posted on August 21, 2017

What to Do in the Event of a Warehouse Emergency

In the event of a warehouse emergency, you should calmly follow your OSHA evacuation plan template you put in place when you created your Emergency Action Plan (EAP). The Occupational Safety and Health Administration… Continue reading »

Posted on August 14, 2017

What Is a Forklift Capacity Data Plate?

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), a standard forklift capacity plate is a nameplate that contains the capacity of the lift truck… Continue reading »

Posted on August 11, 2017

Important Factors Which Reduces/Alter Fork Truck Lifting Capacity

There are several different factors which will alter or reduce the fork truck lifting capacity, even if no after-market alterations are made to the lift truck. It is important to… Continue reading »

Posted on August 1, 2017

The Importance of Accurate Capacity Labels on Warehouse Equipment

Labels serve many useful purposes in distribution center, warehouses, and other storage facilities. There ar different types of labels, depending on where they are used… Continue reading »