Category Archives: Forklifts

What is the Best Brand of Forklifts?

What is the best brand of forklift? Top Forklift Brands Hyster. Hyster is probably the best-known forklift brand in the world. … Yale. Yale was first known as a lock manufacturing company back in the 1800s. … Bendi. … Combilift. … Drexel. … Crown Equipment Corporation. … Toyota. … JCB. Southeast Forklifts of HoustonUsed Forklift […]

What Are the Different Types of Forklifts?

What Are the Different Types of Forklifts?  What are the different types of forklifts? Industrial Reach Forklift Trucks. … Industrial Counterbalance Forklifts. … Rough Terrain Forklifts. … Industrial Side Loader Forklifts. … Telescopic Handler Forklifts. … Pedestrian Operated Pallet Trucks.   Southeast Forklifts of HoustonUsed Forklift Equipment Sales2121 East FreewayBaytown, TX 77521(281) 393-7202galen@southeastforklifts.com

How Do I Know Which Forklift I Need?

How should I know which forklift I need? You’re right in asking this question because having the right forklift for your application and work environment is imperative for safety and productivity. And, Southeast Forklifts line of used equipment is extensive. If you don’t know which forklift you need, don’t worry. All of our salespeople on […]

Galen Gardner, Owner of Southeast Forklifts – The Best Used Forklift Sales of Houston, is Back in Baytown, Texas.

Baytown, TX – Southeast Forklifts of Houston – Used Forklift Equipment Sales boasts the largest inventory of forklifts for sale across Texas. With years of experience in the business and having become a trusted name, the company has fast expanded their service area to cover the entire Houston, Texas region. As a top-rated supplier of […]

Types of Forklifts

Types of Forklifts (Forklift Classifications I-VII) CLASS Description Ideal Uses Benefits CLASS I Electric Motor Rider Trucks Loading/unloading tractor-trailer; handling pallets Electric means no emissions, minimal noise CLASS II Electric Motor Narrow Aisle Trucks Operating in tight spaces, handling pallets, picking/storing inventory Can be used to gain more storage space in same warehouse footprint CLASS […]

What You Need to Know About Buying a Used Forklift

How much does a used forklift cost? How much does a used forklift cost? A brand new, standard capacity electric warehouse forklift might cost approximately $15,000-$25,000 or more in addition to around $2,500 to $5,000 for a battery and charger. A comparable internal combustion forklift costs around $15,000-$30,000 and up. Search for: How much does a used forklift […]

How To Reduce Your Forklift Repair Bill

As with any machine, your forklift will require maintenance in order to keep it running as smoothly as possible. Huge forklift repairs can be costly and time consuming, the last thing your business needs! These 3 Routine Checks can keep your forklift running efficiently for as long as possible, and will allow you to identify any problems early to […]

Common Forklift Attachments

There are hundreds of forklift attachment designs and configurations on the market today.  While choosing the right one can increase productivity of your logistics handling dramatically, such a process is daunting which makes understanding the most common forklift attachments and their benefits of utmost importance.  The most common attachments are presented here. Sideshifters (SS) Most […]

Unsafe Forklift Driving: 10 Warning Signs to Watch For

Are your forklift operators driving safely? We’re always tempted to say, “Of course!” to a question like this. But the truth is, unsafe driving can happen anytime. Someone speeds up a little too much, takes a corner a little too fast, they tip a load…and you have an accident. In our industry though, accidents come […]

Wear & Tear Signs for Forklift Tires

If you see a forklift tire missing a huge chunk or rubber, or a tire with a big blow-out on the side…you’re going to replace that tire. The question is, when does “normal wear & tear” produce a dangerous tire? Most tires don’t have spectacular blow-outs; they wear slowly over time. Reacting to the conditions […]

How to Prevent Forklift Accidents at Your Workplace

Safety measures that would have stopped the death: Curbs on loading ramps. Not only do they protect against driving off the ramp, they’re a visual aide which operators can follow. Restraints available for pallet loads in several easy-to-see locations. It may seem like overkill to tie down one cement bag. But it only took one to cause […]

How to Avoid Overheating During Summer Operation

Thinking about overheating might seem strange right now—it’s cold outside! However, it’s important to remember California’s summer heat when reserving, and using, rental equipment. Don’t let your forklift’s forks hit the ground. Forks used over & over outside do absorb some heat. Steel attachments like carton clamps do too. Striking the ground can cause a warp […]


There are many different types of forklifts, each carefully designed for specific applications and each offering its own unique set of benefits and features. Selecting the right forklift for your needs is essential to efficiency and productivity, which is why it is so important to understand the key differences in each class of forklifts. But […]