Narrow Aisle Forklifts
Narrow aisle forklifts are specially designed to be able to fit down extremely narrow warehouse aisles. This provides some advantages to business owners such as greatly increasing their space to keep items. Even smaller aisles can fit a lift truck through them. Narrow aisle forklifts are known for their maneuverability and not a lot of space is required to move a narrow aisle forklift. Their design has allowed them to move without a lot of space due to the fact that the majority of objects that hinder movement have been squished up the main forklift body in their design.
These forklifts have a weakness in that they are somewhat slow. These forklifts would not cut it if you need it to transport supplies across large distances. This issue can be solved easily if you also have access to a regular lift truck. Some businesses prefer to utilize the narrow aisle forklift to move the load to a central location. These items are then handed off to a standard forklift which will take it the bulk of the distance. Usually, narrow aisle forklifts can not move as much weight so they are just effective for loads that are small.
How to Drive a Forklift Truck
A forklift or an industrial powered lift truck operates on the same principal as your standard car. It has brakes, an accelerator and a steering wheel and also needs concentration and some hand-eye coordination to operate. The forklift could raise loads which weigh several tons up to heights of 24 feet or higher. They can function in very narrow confines. Utilizing a lift truck needs additional expertise and training to be able to run smoothly and efficiently.