Forklift driving is a sub category of material handling, forklift driver uses a motorized machine to transport product from one location to another. A material handler uses hand truck, electric fork jacks as well at forklifts to move product. Just depends on your knowledge of different ways to move product.
In Statesboro, Ohio forklift and material handlers are the same
Forklift drivers moves the finished product to there destinsted area , material handlers brings the work orders or stock request
Answered - shipping and packing (Current Employee) - Plainfield, IN
Forklift generally pick, replenish and load trailers were as material handlers just handle materials
Answered - Picker (Former Employee) - Joliet, IL
Material handlers may operate a various amount of equipment wwhile fork lift operators are more specific/
Answered - Fork/Clamp Lift Operator (Current Employee) - Shippensburg, PA
Forklift is use to move pallets and is operated behind a propane driven machine.
Material handler is like a pallet jack that is pushed and pulled manually.
Answered - Customer Logistic Supervisor (Current Employee) - Inglewood, CA
Answered - Logistics Coordinator (Current Employee) - Greensboro, NC
The forklift operator is mainly dealing with Hilo's as material handler deal with materials without a Hilo's
Answered - Customer Logistics Manager (Former Employee) - Highland Park, MI
Only had forklift