FORKLIFT SERVICE - OUTLINE SERVICE CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Replace air filter inner and outer,
  • Drain and refill engine oil,
  • Replace oil filter,
  • Replace transmission filter,
  • Replace diesel filter,
  • Fill up transmission, hydraulic oil and radiator water/anti freeze,
  • Sundries (Chain lubricant spray, cleaning material etc.),
  • Labour including check list completed

ADVANTAGES TO SERVICES:

  • ¬†Extend the life span differential, transmission and engine,
  • Prevent breakdowns,
  • Making sure equipment is always working throughout the year,
  • Once a month maintained will make sure staff is not exerted.
  • Cut down on expenses or cut down on unnecessary break downs.
  • Manage units to motivate new units bought/rent if necessary,
  • Reporting misuse, abuse, damage by staff/trucks to RAMs.

DISADVANTAGES AND RISKS FOR NOT SERVICING JACKS:

  • No life span can be allocated for pallet jacks,
  • Wheels which bearings are not replaced regular will not secure wheels which will be damaged,
  • Breakdowns can occur any time (Overtime/Weekend rates must then be taken account),
  • Cost to replacing parts due to no service will increase,
  • Risk for peak /busy season equipment not operating will increase if jacks are not serviced and maintain on regular basis.