No material handling manager wants to hear “the forklift is down.” Downtime means lost production time, unexpected service and repair costs, and a solid bite out of the bottom line. And when most people think forklift they envision counterbalance forklifts. This white paper explores the hidden costs associated with counterbalance forklift ownership to arm purchasers with the information they need to develop their own cost of ownership calculation.
Crown has been providing forklift connectivity and fleet management solutions since 2005. During that time, we have worked closely with our customers to help them integrate forklift fleet management into their businesses. Through that process we‘ve learned valuable lessons about technology adoption in material handling.
This white paper series captures those lessons to help accelerate forklift fleet management adoption and prepare the industry for more complex technology initiatives.
Part One: Five Goals the Connected Warehouse Can Help You Achieve (PDF)
Part Three: Four Keys to Unlocking Value from Forklift Connectivity (PDF)