Forklift Operator’s Career Paths Into a Lucrative Future

Forklift Operator's Career Paths - Earning your forklift certification and becoming a licensed forklift operator is a strategic stepping stone for many, as it creates the opportunity to get your foot into the door of some of the most rewarding careers, including becoming a foreman, technician, manager, supervisor, or business owner. As you may have…

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Added Safety Measures For Forklift Operators Amid The CoronaVirus

Safety Measures - With social distancing practices in place due to the CoronaVirus (COVID-19), manufacturers and warehouse managers have been busy adjusting their practices to keep forklift operators safe, as well as tracking the health of not only their employees, but also their equipment. In fact, in addition to many facilities taking the temperature of…

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Hiring Forklift Operators Amid The CoronaVirus

The consequences surrounding the CoronaVirus have brought our modern times fear, confusion, and a sense of helplessness. That said, we’ve also learned a lot. While there’s no denying that the Covid-19 CoronaVirus pandemic has impacted the economy and the labor market, particularly given the soaring and record number of individuals filing for unemployment benefits, it’s…

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Forklift Success Story

“I literally went from a general warehouse worker with no skill to a person who can go anywhere in the United States of America and secure employment with no problem. (Forklift is in very high demand!)” ~ Christopher Atkinson This is the story of Christopher Atkinson. Christopher was “tired of general warehouse labor” and decided…

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Advance Your Career By Investing In Yourself

Advance Your Career - In our last blog, we discussed the importance of investing in yourself so you can advance your career. If that blog wasn't enough to convince you, here are a few more reasons to invest in yourself to earn your forklift certification from American Forklift Training Centers, INC. and advance your career.…

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Investing In Your Career

Investing In Your Career - There’s a saying ... everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. Therefore, if you want to see different results, you have to do different things, as it’s insanity to do the same thing over and over again and expect different outcomes. So, what results…

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Forklift Accidents

Forklift Accidents – Approximately 90% of all forklifts in the United States will be involved in some sort of forklift accident over its useful life (approximately over eight years). About 11% of all active forklifts in the United States will be involved in some sort of forklift accident each year. Why such numbers? Forklift accidents…

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Building Business Relationships

Building Business Relationships - “Partnership is not a posture but a process – a continuous process that grows stronger each year as we devote ourselves to common tasks.” – John F. Kennedy At American Forklift Center, Inc. we are committed to not only helping our students learn how to safely and properly operate a forklift,…

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Outdoor Forklifts – Job Opportunities On the Rise

Outdoor Forklifts – Over the years, we have talked a lot about forklifts primarily being used for lifting heavy materials off of shelves and/or moving loads in and out of shipping trucks. We have discussed the many benefits of working in a warehouse setting and the lucrative opportunities available to those working in the warehouse…

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Forklift Operator to Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager - Forklift jobs are not only great careers, but they are gateway jobs – allowing forklift operators to grow into six figure, managerial positions with some strategic career planning, hard work, and confidence to take advantage of the great opportunities that come along the way. As described in previous blogs, forklift operators play…

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