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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Using High-Capacity Forklifts And Heavy-Duty Equipment

High-capacity forklifts and heavy-duty equipment serve as the pulse of many manufacturing plants and other major industrial facilities. They enable workers to transfer large parts, products and components from one place to another efficiently and effectively. However, along with the benefits of this equipment come certain challenges for proper operation and usage. Learn how to avoid some of the most common mistakes involved with high-capacity forklifts and heavy-duty equipment.


5 Keys to Effective Fleet Management

When it comes to optimizing your material handling equipment fleet, visibility and planning are key. You would not operate a lift truck with obstructions blocking your view. So why do many operations managers approach fleet management and cost-projections without reviewing critical information?


Benefits of the latest safety features in new material handling equipment

Accidents involving forklifts and other material handling equipment are common and can cause significant injuries to both operators and workers. In addition to the detrimental physical impact, the costs associated with any accident can be astronomical.


Material Handling Equipment Solutions for Small Warehouses


Seasonal sales, special promotions and new product introductions become busy periods for smaller warehouses. With arriving shipments, you need to find the right spaces for merchandise that will later be used to fill orders or restock empty shelves. Material handling equipment increases the productivity level for your warehouse workers while enabling them to safely move pallets, crates and boxes.

There are a lot of equipment options specifically designed to fit in small spaces. Whether your warehouse has narrow aisles, limited space or must function within a tight budget, you can utilize a variety of equipment that will best fit for your operations. Learn about the different types of equipment below


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