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Electric or Manual Pallet Truck – The Pros and Cons

When deciding what pallet truck to buy – Manual or Electric,  it’s handy to understand the benefits of both and weigh up the pros and cons against your requirements. The following list may help you decide:-

Manual Pallet Trucks

  1. Hand pallet trucks are robust and sturdy.

  2. Capable of carrying heavy loads smoothly and efficiently.

  3. Simple design ensures quick repairs and readily accessible spare parts.

  4. Basic design fits all sizes and shapes of pallets.

  5. Many variations on fork size available.

  6. They are the most widely used pieces of lifting equipment in the logistics industry.

  7. Vital to warehouse operations of any scale.

Electric Powered Pallet Trucks

  1.  Power assisted lifting minimizes muscle strain and other lifting associated injuries.

  2.  Great performance, high efficiency and easy to operate.

  3. Powered lifting, lowering, walking and turning by electric system.

  4. Speeds up operations in the warehouse with minimal effort.

So before you decide consider your own requirements and you can always call Nationwide Handling to discuss the options. Have a look at the rest of this site where you will find more information on manual and electric pallet trucks.

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