Forklift Theology

Faith musings from the seat of a forklift.

Cross or Crucifix?

In the shipping industry, we use placards to denote when a particular trailer has hazardous materials loaded in it, and those placards are designed to indicate what type of hazardous … Continue reading

23/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Pants on Fire

Growing up, I can remember saying things like “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire”, and other such types of phrases. Honestly, as a fairly popular meme on Facebook says, “Wouldn’t it … Continue reading

24/04/2016 · Leave a comment


I admit it. I love the end of work on a Wednesday or Friday night. That is when the last trailer is loaded and out. Nothing like telling the boss … Continue reading

02/08/2015 · Leave a comment


Walls can be quite useful. Trailers walls, like the one pictured, keep the freight in the trailer. Without it, you have a flatbed, and a need for chains and straps. … Continue reading

16/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Thanks Unforgiving

Some things just don’t belong together, and putting them together is very dangerous, if not volatile. One such example of this is food and corrosives. Simply put, there must be … Continue reading

23/11/2014 · Leave a comment


Tamper seals are quite useful. They help to ensure that a trailer is not compromised. Part of that is because each seal has a serial number. If a given trailer … Continue reading

12/10/2014 · Leave a comment

I Saw the Sign

“The Sign” was a Swedish pop hit around 1994. In 1996 it was the song playing at bar in Bali when a female asked me “Hey baby, what’s your sign”. … Continue reading

13/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Write it down.

How do we know what the contents of a trailer are? Simple. There is usually a manifest or van map. For those who are unfamiliar with the term “van map”, … Continue reading

22/03/2014 · Leave a comment