10 Reasons to Use Forklift Cameras in Warehouses

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Operating a forklift has always been a tough job, primarily due to restrict
ed vision. Thus, blunders by forklift operators happen frequently, which ca
n damage the products, equipment and even be a serious risk to people?
?s lives. This is where a forklift camera can help. With a wireless forkl
ift camera system, you can minimize the visibility challenges of operating  
a forklift and the resultant general safety dangers. In warehouses where yo
u handle heavy loads, a forklift camera system can be a real asset. Wonderi
ng why does it matter? Here are 10 reasons why you should use a wireless fo
rklift camera in warehouses:

Reduce forklift?s inherent blindspots: A wireless forklift camera c
an be installed at the back, front, sides or at any other spot around the l
ift truck where visibility is impaired. This would help reduce the truck?
??s blindspots, and give the operator a clear view of the forks, racks  
and the surroundings.
Team it up with other vehicle safety systems for better results: You can co
mbine your forklift camera system with auto-braking mechanisms, mobile CCTV
 systems, and vehicle radar. This will let the truck operator get complete  
vision of the top, bottom, right and left blindspots, together with full vi
sion of fork. This way, all blindspots around your forklift can be effectiv
ely eliminated.
Improved safety of your employees: With a precise and clear view of the sur
roundings for forklift operators, chances of accidents and risks of other d
amages would decrease.
Improved accuracy: The forklift operators? improved vision would he
lp them position bulky loads with better accuracy.
Boost to productivity: Straining the neck to look back and front, or strain
ing the back to peep out of truck and ensure the forks fit the load is comm
on with forklift operators. This hinders their concentration, accuracy and  
speed. With a wireless forklift camera, these issues can be eliminated comp
letely, thus increasing productivity.
Ease of use: A big advantage of a wireless forklift camera system is that i
t can be installed on literally any kind of forklift, even gigantic counter
balance forklift trucks.
Decreased trial and error times: Thanks to his improved vision due to a for
klift camera system, the forklift operator can clearly see the position of  
the forks and the load. This certainly decreases time that would have other
wise been wasted on repetitive trial and error.
Improved speed: A forklift camera system usually has an LCD screen set up o
n the dashboard that is easy for the forklift operator to view. Thus, he ca
n clearly see how and where the forks are being placed right from his seat  
without any fatigue, neck or back strain. This in turn lets him move faster
 and more efficiently.
Reduced damages: Forklift operators deal with bulky and expensive goods, na
rrow aisles, different rack heights, tight corners and noisy surroundings.  
All of these increase the chances of damages. A forklift camera makes the f
orklift operators become more aware about what?s happening in their
 surroundings, thus reducing the chances of on-site damages.
An economically judicious decision: The best part of installing a forklift  
camera system? With it, you can not only reduce damages to goods, but even  
reduce the risks of accidents, which may cause serious injuries or even dea
th. This will let you save a considerable sum in the long run.
Perhaps now you understand why your warehouse just can?t do without
 a forklift camera. If you have any questions or want to know how you can g
et it installed, we would be happy to help.

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