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Need a Lift? Remember to Spec the Right Liftgate

Need a liftgate? Remember this. According to Work Truck Online: A properly spec’ed liftgate equips operators to load and unload heavy cargo from their trucks more efficiently, in a way that reduces operator fatigue and injury risk, shortens delivery times, and improves productivity (and profit) per stop. But, with a wide range of types and options to choose from, what should fleet managers consider when selecting a liftgate that best fits the job — and their budgets? Here are 10 points to...

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Liftgates Market Size 2021

Curious about the future of the liftgate market in the coming year? Consider this. According to MarketWatch: "Global 'Liftgates Market' (2021-2027) Research report covers the present situation and the development possibilities of the Liftgates market. The examination report incorporates key market data identified with the present market size, share, key performing areas, driving brands present in the Liftgates market space. The investigation done in this report is done both for area level just as worldwide level. In this way, the report...

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Liftgates Versus Ramps

What are the differences between liftgates and ramps? According to Transport Topic News: "Liftgates, once beset with maintenance and power problems, largely have overcome those issues and are being used to help deliver more freight faster while preventing driver injuries, industry experts said. "Ramps, on the other hand, remain useful in specific applications, such as moving lightweight loads or loading and unloading without a dock. "Ace World Wide, a franchisee of Atlas Van Lines, uses ramps and liftgates. “'Ramps are convenient for household goods...

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5 practices to improve your truck’s liftgate performance

Liftgates are an important tool in protecting workers from injuries and ensuring cargo goes undamaged. They can, however, quickly drain the auxiliary batteries used to operate them. For the batteries to last the entire day, drivers are forced to leave their trucks idling during loading and unloading in order to keep the alternator spinning and charging. In addition to costing fleets big on wasted fuel, idling contributes to air pollution and violates government codes in several municipalities. However, if drivers do not idle...

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