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Tips for Organizing Large Warehouses And Warehouse Supplies

Receiving merchandise, storing items on shelves, picking, packaging and shipping deliveries are just a few of the main activities that occur in large warehouses. Workers are constantly on the move trying to keep operations running optimally. Yet warehouse supplies can become lost or misplaced. Damaged goods may end up being shipped by mistake, and disorganization can create an unsafe and inefficient work environment. 

Warehouse management solutions can improve your large operations while minimizing order errors. Here are the top five tips to consider when it comes to organizing your warehouse.

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INFOGRAPHIC | Forklift Safety Tips & Lifting Concerns

A forklift is an essential piece of equipment in any warehouse, distribution center or factory. Without it, it would be nearly impossible to efficiently move heavy objects in these environments. The strength and versatility of lift trucks certainly make life easier for the people who work in most industrial settings. However, the power that forklifts provide must be used with a great deal of responsibility.

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Can Electric Forklifts Operate Safely in the Rain?

We often receive questions about operating an electric forklift in various weather conditions. Because these forklifts rely on complex electrical components, it is important to know when and where you can run your electric forklift.

Three frequently asked questions we receive about using electric forklifts in the rain are:

  1. Are electric forklifts able to operate in the rain?
  2. How waterproof are electric forklifts?
  3. What safety precautions should I take in the rain?
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How to Extend the Life of Your Forklift Battery

Electric forklifts are a great option if you are looking to lower your total cost of ownership, increase productivity and reduce emissions. However, you have to make sure the battery is maintained properly so you can extend its life and maximize your investment.

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