Do you have the right equipment for your business needs?

Join us to take advantage of this opportunity to plan, share ideas, elevate, and discover new solutions for your organization during these uncertain times.

Being prepared, having the appropriate, credible equipment and training are key elements that our team of experts will cover during our weekly webinar series – Elevating Minds

Join us each week for an open discussion with our team of experts who will provide solutions to your organization’s complex challenges when it comes to optimizing and getting the most value out of your equipment.

 


Episode 5

How can you improve your business operations with the right forklift attachments? Join us for Episode 5 of this webinar series discussion of how you can elevate and optimize your business and increase efficiency. More info

Craig Stillwell
Territory Manager, Ontario & Atlantic at Cascade

Craig Stilwell has over 21 years of experience in the Lift Truck Industry and started his career selling forklifts in the GTA in 1999. Craig has been with Cascade as a Territory Manager since 2006 and is currently responsible for sales of Attachments and forks in Ontario and the Atlantic Provinces.

Steve Salter
Territory Manager, Western Ontario & Manitoba at Cascade

In Steve’s 20th year at Cascade, he has had a variety of roles within Cascade and has gained a vast knowledge of the attachment and material handling industry. Steve begun his career in parts, moved to reman & rentals, onto New sales, then Inside Sales Manager. Currently, his role as Territory Manager for Western Ontario & Manitoba.

John Snow Webinar Host
Sales Manager Central Division at Liftow

John has over 25 years’ experience selling Materials Handling Equipment across Canada. Prior to coming to Liftow John worked in British Columbia and Alberta for over 10 years in a variety of sales roles with another OEM. John joined Liftow Limited in 2004 and is the General Sales Manager at Liftow Limited for the Central Division.

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Episode 4 - From Lead to Lithium: The Evolution of Battery Power for Lift Trucks

In this episode we will review available battery and charging technologies as well as the benefits and drawbacks of each. We will also go over how you can determine which technology is right for your application. 

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The Evolution of Battery Power for Lift Trucks
Presented by Ryan Judge
Regional Sales Manager at East Penn Canada 

Ryan has over 15 years' experience in the Materials Handling Industry. He began his career in the lift truck business and then spent a number of years with a leading provider of automated material handling systems. Ryan joined East Penn in 2016 and currently leads the motive power sales team in central Canada. He has extensive experience providing complete material handling solutions for manufacturing, distribution and fulfillment operations.
East Penn Canada provides complete power solutions for material handling equipment right across Canada. They are a market leader providing premium Deka batteries, chargers, accessories, battery handling equipment, comprehensive planned maintenance services and battery recycling. In order to recommend the optimal power solution, the East Penn team analyzes each unique application in terms of current power requirements, anticipated future needs and projected ROI.

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John Snow
Sales Manager Central Division

John has over 25 years’ experience selling Materials Handling Equipment across Canada. Prior to coming to Liftow John worked in British Columbia and Alberta for over 10 years in a variety of sales roles with another OEM. John joined Liftow Limited in 2004 and is the General Sales Manager at Liftow Limited for the Central Division.

 

 


Episode 3 

In this episode, our guests share some tips and details that you should consider when purchasing a Forklift for your business. We also dive deep into understanding operation data and how it allows you to make more calculated and cost efficient decisions when it comes to maintenance as well as why planned maintenance is crucial for your fleet. Lastly, we go over in-house training vs. external training-understanding the benefits/disadvantages as well as pre-shift inspections. 

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EQUIPMENT
Presented by Natalie Barbieri
Major Account Representative

Natalie Barbieri is a material handling specialist with 15 years in the industry. She is customer focused and driven to provide the best service and quality equipment that will take your business to the next level. She started her career in Ontario and has been living in British Columbia for the past 7 years where she is currently a Major Account Representative at MasonLift Ltd, the B.C. Toyota dealer. She has achieved sales society awards 5 consecutive years for highest sales in North America 2015-2019 with TMHU. She most recently has a YouTube channel “The Forklift Girl” where she posts weekly videos on how forklifts help businesses be more productive, efficient and profitable. Subscribe and follow her on Instagram @theforkliftgirl for weekly tips and valuable content.

 

MAINTENANCE
Presented by Amanda Coulson
Aftermarket Sales Manager

 Amanda has 22 years’ experience in sales management and 15 years in the Material Handling Industry in Canada. She has a background in business development, customer service, team coaching and continuous improvement. Throughout the course of her career, Amanda has worked in multiple locations in North America and Europe, prior to joining Liftow Ltd earlier this year.

 

 

 

BUSINESS EFFICIENCIES
Presented by Ryan Ratzlaff
Sales Manager at Badger ToyotaLift

Ryan Ratzlaff has 16 years in the material handling industry. He started as a Toyota Gold Certified Technician for 7 years and moved to the CSS/ASR Role for 2+ years. He has since worked as Sales Manager working with several major accounts for 3+ years. 

IN-HOUSE TRAINING VS. EXTERNAL TRAINING. PRE-SHIFT INSPECTIONS
Presented by Jordan Brimley
Regional Manager at LIFT Training

Jordan Brimley is the Regional Manager for LIFT Training, a Division of Liftow Limited. Liftow has been the leader and pioneers in safety training for over 25 years in Canada. Jordan has a strong passion for safety and is committed to providing new and innovative solutions for safety training and awareness.

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John Snow
Sales Manager Central Division

John has over 25 years’ experience selling Materials Handling Equipment across Canada. Prior to coming to Liftow John worked in British Columbia and Alberta for over 10 years in a variety of sales roles with another OEM. John joined Liftow Limited in 2004 and is the General Sales Manager at Liftow Limited for the Central Division.




Episode 2

In this episode, our guests speakers go over some of the finer details of purchasing industrial equipment for your business. We go over the various options available to you such as Financing, Leasing and getting a Loan-and when it makes sense to do each one. We also go over basic fundamentals of an application and agreement that you should understand prior to making any commitments. 

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FINANCE & LEASE OPTIONS FOR BUSINESSES
Presented by Chris Somos M.B.A
National Sales Manager

Chris Somos leads the retail finance and dealer financial services departments for Toyota Industries Commercial Finance Canada Inc. With nearly a decade in commercial lending Chris has worked with clients in all corners of industry including material handling, transportation and logistics, earthmoving & construction, natural resources, manufacturing, retail, and more. Chris is a member of the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association (CFLA) and the alumni associations of York University and the DeGroote School of Business. 

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John Snow
Sales Manager Central Division

John has over 25 years’ experience selling Materials Handling Equipment across Canada. Prior to coming to Liftow John worked in British Columbia and Alberta for over 10 years in a variety of sales roles with another OEM. John joined Liftow Limited in 2004 and is the General Sales Manager at Liftow Limited for the Central Division.

 


Episode 1

In this episode, our guest speakers go over the fundamentals of buying the RIGHT equipment for your business long-term needs and how to make the most of it. We go over the difference between Electric vs. Power Trucks, Lifting Device inspection, optimizing your fleet and understanding the Health & Safety Training during COVID-19. 

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ELECTRIC VS. IC POWERED TRUCK
Presented by Jamie Stephen
General Manager Sales and Western Division

Jamie Stephen has been in the material handling business for 33 years and with Liftow for almost 32 years and held positions at Liftow in sales, major accounts, branch management and sales management. He has been a member of The Material Handling Management Society for over 25 years specialize in economic forklift fleet management best practices.

LIFTING DEVICE INSPECTION
Presented by Jason Newell
New Business Development Manager Western Ontario

Jason Newell has been with Liftow for almost 16 years. Jason spent his first 11 years a forklift technician servicing the London territory. He is licensed Automotive Technician and worked with Toyota and Lexus before being employed with Liftow. Jason spent 4 years as New Business Development and Customer Service rep for 5 years and has been in his management role since October 2019.

 

FLEET OPTIMIZATION
Presented by Ryan Ratzlaff
Sales Manager at Badger ToyotaLift

Ryan Ratzlaff has 16 years in the material handling industry. He started as a Toyota Gold Certified Technician for 7 years and moved to the CSS/ASR Role for 2+ years. He has since worked as Sales Manager working with several major accounts for 3+ years. 

HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING DURING COVID-19
Presented by Jordan Brimley
Regional Manager at LIFT Training

Jordan Brimley is the Regional Manager for LIFT Training, a Division of Liftow Limited. Liftow has been the leader and pioneers in safety training for over 25 years in Canada. Jordan has a strong passion for safety and is committed to providing new and innovative solutions for safety training and awareness.

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John Snow
Sales Manager Central Division

John has over 25 years’ experience selling Materials Handling Equipment across Canada. Prior to coming to Liftow John worked in British Columbia and Alberta for over 10 years in a variety of sales roles with another OEM. John joined Liftow Limited in 2004 and is the General Sales Manager at Liftow Limited for the Central Division.