A telehandler could also be referred to as a reach forklift. They are popular in construction and agriculture for moving and lifting heavy things. The telehandler is an aerial lift vehicle which is similar in appearance to a traditional forklift but performs similar to a crane. The telehandler has advantages over the crane in terms of its versatility. The telehandler has one telescopic boom which extends forward and upward from the truck.
A lot of forklift repair and maintenance services provide service during off hours or on weekends in order to reduce downtime caused by out-of-service equipment. Repair centers often provide forklift rentals until machine can be repaired. Maintenance is required for electrically powered vehicles which sometimes need repair to fuel cells or batteries.
Maintenance contracts provide regular services that include inspections, monitoring, routine adjustments, oil change and lubrication. Contracts can differ depending on the particular requirements of the company. A standard contract could consist of everything from the cost of spare parts to preventive maintenance. A complete service contract would involve a monthly payment for a specified time period. Damages which are caused by accidents are not usually included in maintenance contracts.