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Buying used forklifts can be an affordable way to fulfill your material handling requirements, especially if you’re a small business. Used forklifts can offer the same level of productivity as newer models, especially when you already know the type of lift you’re looking for. Just like buying a used car, there are several key things… Read more »

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As of the 25th of May, 2012, The United States’ Occupational Safety and Health Administration introduced a slew of new changes to their hazard communication standard. Revisions to this standard, also known as the worker right-to-know rule, are focused on reducing confusion about hazardous materials in the workplace. The changes to OSHA’s current standard will… Read more »

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When forklifts and other large pieces of equipment get damaged, it can bring work to a screeching halt. The problem is that some equipment repair services aren’t worth the hassle. You could get lucky and have a technician fixing the problem that day. But more often than not, repair service technicians take forever to get… Read more »

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When planning a new warehouse layout, there are several things to keep in mind. First of all, consider warehouse standards. You must adhere to local fire code, have the proper docking doors and equipment, and keep working areas clear. Secondly, your warehouse design will be an integral part of its success or failure. The most… Read more »

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When you work in the material handling business, it’s incredibly important to understand and respect the equipment you work with. These are complex and potentially dangerous pieces of machinery and those operating them must be prepared. This is why industrial truck training is not only recommended, but often required. Companies are bound by law to… Read more »