Toyota Reach Truck

Single Reach Truck versus Double Reach Truck

Our company has narrow aisles and will be investing in a Reach Truck for its ease of use in smaller faces. Why would I select a Double Reach Truck over a Single Reach Truck? If you have an opportunity to create a pallet racking configuration that places (2) racks back-to-back, without an aisle in between, […]

Pallet Flow Racking

Pallet Flow Racking Systems

When a company has a need to distribute products by earliest production, the system of FIFO (First In, First Out) is implemented. This system ensures a quick rotation of goods, helps identify batch quality issues and reduces the cost of obsolete inventory. FIFO is often used by companies that produce and distribute perishable goods or […]

drive in drive thru pallet racking

How to Protect Your Drive-In Pallet Racking

Drive-in pallet racking is an effective solution to create high-density storage. The forklift operator drives directly into the rack, lifting the pallet above the rails to drop the load. This allows you to decrease the floor space given to aisles and make room for more pallet positions. Overall, it has tremendous cubic foot utilization at […]

double reach forklift

Maximizing Storage with a Double Reach Truck

Can warehouse storage increase using double reach trucks? Double reach trucks can increase pallet racking storage by up to 50%; however, it is best for applications that have a high quantity of pallets and a low number of SKUs. Number of SKUs Storing product double deep could decrease your selectivity because the forklift operator can’t […]

industrial mezzanine

10 Questions to Ask When Purchasing an Industrial Mezzanine

An industrial mezzanine is a heavy-duty industrial platform that is an ideal solution for creating more warehouse floor space. The industrial mezzanine’s structure creates a work station or storage area above and below it. If you are considering an on-site visit with a storage & handling specialist regarding an industrial mezzanine, prep for your meeting […]

Modular Office

Advantages of Installing a Modular Office

You need more space in your facility. Time, budget and disruption of production are concerns as well as keeping the area clean and having construction flexibility of the structure. A modular office has several advantages compared to a stick built structure and is a great solution for each of the mentioned concerns. How can a […]

loading dock equipment

Loading Dock Equipment Maintenance

As the primary area to move product in and out of the warehouse, your loading dock equipment is heavily used throughout the month. Like your forklifts, a regular maintenance schedule will help keep your loading dock equipment working efficiently and safely. Maintenance Frequency The frequency of loading dock equipment maintenance will vary by company, but […]

warehouse dock upgrade

Upgrades for a Safer, More Reliable Warehouse Dock

A warehouse dock is the bridge used to move product from the warehouse to the customer. Therefore, it’s important to any business that it is safe, sturdy and reliable. Beyond the basics, which upgrades for the dock should you choose? 3 Upgrades for the Warehouse Dock Hydraulic dock leveler A hydraulic dock leveler is a […]

high efficiency lighting

Lighting Requirements For Your Warehouse and Forklift Operation

Have your ever walked through a dark warehouse? It can be intimidating. That feeling occurs because the risk to your well-being is real. An electric forklift, which is designed to operate quietly, traveling at a high speed, may not be noticed … until it strikes you. OSHA Warehouse Lighting Requirements Per OSHA, companies are required […]

dock shelter

Warehouse Dock Seals & Shelters

How can you prepare your warehouse loading dock for the winter season? Except for its cold temperatures, the winter season is unpredictable. With it comes wind, rain, snow, sleet and ice – all factors that increase risks of accidents during forklift operation. With the falling temperatures, more companies are installing dock seals and shelters to […]

air curtain

Air Curtains Create Needed Barrier

Air curtains create a laminar airflow that is projected over the opening of a doorway. This “curtain” of air acts as an invisible barrier that won’t let air flow through it. Conditioned air from the inside of the door that would normally escape when the door is opened is instead diverted back inside when it […]

high speed door

Why Replace High Speed Doors?

In the manufacturing industry, each minute of production is important to meet customer deadlines. We are also faced with the challenge of staying within budget and providing a safe working environment despite the fast pace. How do our high speed doors meet the challenge? Doors move at a rate up to 8 feet per second Soft […]