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Toyota Material Handling Northern California Is Now Total Industries

Dear Valued Customer, We have recently united the business units within our RJMS family — including Toyota Material Handling of Northern California, Total Material Handling, and others — into one unified, service-first brand: Total Industries. It’s natural to have questions during times of transition, and we want to provide you answers. Most importantly: Why the move toward Total Industries? Here’s
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Forklift Battery Maintenance: Extend the Life of Your Batteries

Proper forklift battery maintenance helps your battery exceed the average 5-year lifespan. Get essential care tips for doing away with downtime from under-performing batteries.
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How Long Does Forklift Certification Last?

Whether you’re an experienced forklift operator or getting your license for the first time, this is what you should know about forklift recertification.
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Do You Know When to Replace Your Forklift Tires?

Find out when to replace solid forklift tires and cushion tires and take advantage of our forklift tire sale.
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6 Dock Leveler Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Whether you have a mechanical or hydraulic dock leveler, there are certain problems you shouldn’t ignore. Learn about dock leveler troubleshooting and repair
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Dock Levelers – Straightforward Answers to Common Questions

When to use a dock leveler vs dock plate or board, the difference between a pit leveler and edge of dock, converting a mechanical dock leveler to hydraulic and more
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Forklift Train the Trainer FAQs Answered

Want to certify your own forklift operators? Learn about OSHA requirements, how to become a forklift trainer or find a class in the Bay Area or Sacramento
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What to Expect When You Convert to Lithium-Ion Forklift Batteries

Converting from lead acid forklift batteries to lithium ion is easy. Here’s what you need to know, how to prepare and how to avoid the most common mistake.
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Forklift Certification FAQs

How long does it take to get a forklift license? Can you learn to drive a forklift online? Get answers and find a certification class in northern California
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Forklift Refresher Training

Failure to provide forklift operator refresher training is a common OSHA violation. Read the requirements or book a refresher course in northern California
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Forklift Mast Terminology Explained

Forklift mast types have multiple names. A 2 stage forklift mast can be a V or FV. View all the names and see Toyota’s unique 3 stage forklift masts
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4 Major Benefits of Forklift Safety Training

Forklift safety training can lead to lower insurance premiums, decreased maintenance cost and a more productive operation. OSHA may also require it
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9 Signs Your Forklift Needs Service Asap

9 Signs Your Forklift Needs Service ASAP

Your forklift will tell you it needs service if you know what to look for. The experts at Toyota Material Handling of Northern California break down 9 signs that you need immediate forklift repair. Total Industries services the San Francisco Bay Area, Livermore, Fresno, Sacramento, and Salinas, California.
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How To Get A Forklift Certification In California

How to Get a Forklift Certification in California

OSHA forklift training and certification in Sacramento, Fresno the Bay Area and central California. Forklift classes offered in English and en Español.
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Carb Forklift Regulations: Know Before You Buy

CARB Forklift Regulations: Know Before You Buy

Before you buy a diesel or LP gas forklift in California read about upcoming CARB forklift regulations and cash incentives for buying an electric forklift
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Popular Toyota Forklift Attachments

Popular Toyota Forklift Attachments

New and used forklift attachments for sale and rent in the Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno and Salinas including push/pull slip sheet attachments and clamps
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Forklift Attachments: Move More Product In Less Time

Forklift Attachments: Move More Product in Less Time

Single double, rotator and sideshifter attachments for Toyota forklifts . Buy or rent Cascade forklift attachments in the Bay Area, Sacramento and Fresno
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Single-double Forklift Attachments

Single-Double Forklift Attachments

A single double forklift attachment lets one forklift does the work of two. Buy or rent Cascade multi pallet handlers in the Bay Area, Sacramento, Salinas and Fresno
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Forklift Financing And Leasing

Forklift Financing and Leasing

We answer: is it better to buy or lease a forklift in California? How much is a forklift lease and why is leasing a forklift different from leasing a car?
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Should I Buy A New Or Used Forklift?

Should I Buy A New or Used Forklift?

Our expert uses different business scenarios to illustrate when it’s better to buy a used forklift or a new forklift. Get the best forklift for your budget
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Improve Warehouse Safety With The Toyota Smart Environment Sensor

Improve Warehouse Safety With the Toyota Smart Environment Sensor

Is the Toyota Smart Environment Sensor right for your forklift fleet? Learn how Bay Area companies can improve their warehouse safety with SEnS.
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Save Lives And Money With Smart Hook Trailer Dock Locks

Save Lives and Money with Smart Hook Trailer Dock Locks

Learn more about keeping your loading dock safe with smart hook trailer dock locks. Schedule your free loading dock safety assessment from Toyota Material Handling in Northern California.
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Why The Polaris Pro Xd Is The Most Reliable Work Utv

Why the Polaris PRO XD is the Most Reliable Work UTV

Buy a Polaris Pro XD work UTV and you get the most reliable UTV for your farm or job site. We have the Polaris for sale in Sacramento, Fresno and East Bay
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When To Lease Vs Buy An Electric Forklift - 3 Questions To Ask

When to Lease Vs Buy an Electric Forklift – 3 Questions to Ask

Questions to ask when deciding to buy or lease an electric forklift including: the cost to replace the forklift battery, cash flow and average forklift use.
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Forklift Attachments For The Wine Industry

Forklift Attachments for the Wine Industry

Fork rotators, barrel handlers and forward bin dumpers are a few of the forklift attachments that help wineries in Napa, Sonoma run more efficiently.
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3 Most Common Forklift Accidents And How To Avoid Them

3 Most Common Forklift Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Safety solutions for common forklift accidents preventing tipovers and rollovers and following OSHA forklift training standards, plus general warehouse safety.
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How To Choose Long-lasting Forklift Wheels

How to Choose Long-Lasting Forklift Wheels

Ordering the wrong type of load wheels for your forklift, reach truck or pallet jack can be costly. Heat and debris are the enemies of load and drive wheels, but options are available to help your polyurethane wheels last as long as possible.
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How To Choose The Best Tow Tractor Or Burden Carrier

How to Choose the Best Tow Tractor or Burden Carrier

In today’s post, we’ll look at different options for industrial tow vehicles such as burden carriers, tow tractors and other electric carts.
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Lithium-ion Powered Pallet Jacks Are Here

Lithium-Ion Powered Pallet Jacks Are Here

Choosing the right pallet jack is important for your operations. Read on to see the six features that can help you to determine the quality of a pallet jack.
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Is It Better To Lease Or Rent A Toyota Forklift?

Is it Better to Lease or Rent a Toyota Forklift?

Calculate when to lease a forklift rather than rent. A flexible lease agreement from Toyota can be more affordable than the cost to rent a Toyota forklift. Lease or rent a new toyota forklift in the San Francisco east bay Livermore, Sacramento, Fresno, Salinas, Yolo County or Santa Cruz, California.
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