If you’ve been thinking about converting your lift truck fleet from diesel to electric, there’s never been a better time. Few projects offer a better long-term return on investment, and forklift fleet conversion is a relatively simple process. The Tennessee Valley Authority recently announced a program incentivizing diesel-to-electric lift truck conversion, providing hundreds of businesses in the region with an excellent new resource. This isn’t the only program of its kind in the United States, but it’s easily one of the most substantial, and many businesses will use the incentive to justify a full-scale fleet conversion. Electric forklifts are smaller, quieter, more environmentally friendly, and generally more maneuverable than their gas-powered counterparts. They’re also easier on operators, and ergonomic designs…more
The first Earth Day was celebrated 45 years ago. In honor of this global environmental movement, BHS is focusing our April blogging on going green in the lift truck battery room. Our blogs touch on reducing energy consumption, recycling wastewater, preventing acid spills, LEED certification, and more. The blogs will also point you toward various BHS products that can help your facility level-up environmental friendliness. Check out our latest video, “Going Green in the Lift Truck Battery Room” for an overview of this month’s blog topics.
2014 was an exciting year for us. We had many successes including launching new products, improving manufacturing processes, and starting several new development initiatives. In 2014, our entire team maintained our focus on providing the highest quality, most reliable, and most efficient products and services in the industry. Our successes would not have been possible without the dedication of the entire BHS team and our Dealer Network. Thank you to everyone who had a hand in making our success happen! Check out our 2014 Year-in-Review video for a look at our many shared accomplishments.