Lift Truck

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A type of vehicle used for lifting and moving heavy loads in a warehouse or shipping facility.

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What is a Lift Truck?

A lift truck, also known as a forklift or a powered industrial truck, is a material handling equipment used for lifting and moving heavy loads within a warehouse or a manufacturing facility. It is equipped with hydraulic forks that can lift pallets or other heavy objects and move them around with ease. 

In the shipping context, lift trucks are commonly used for loading and unloading cargo containers, stacking pallets in a warehouse, and moving heavy machinery or equipment. They are essential in the logistics industry as they enable efficient and safe movement of goods and materials. 

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