Forklifts

Proper Safety Techniques for Operating a Self Dumping Hopper

Posted in Forklifts, Instructional, Materials Handling

Self dumping hoppers have built-in fork pockets that allow forklift operators to easily store and transport bulk materials. These low-cost units are designed to be perfectly balanced, so that they roll forward when they are dumping their contents and return automatically to the upright position…

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Koke Order Picker Platforms Continue to Become the Industry Standard

Posted in Materials Handling

As order pickers enjoy their continued rise in popularity due to modern warehousing methods, order picker platforms are seeing a similar rise in popularity as well.  Koke Order Picker Platforms are built to order and designed to fit your order picker precisely.  We can customize…

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Hydraulic vs. Mechanical Dock Levelers

Posted in Materials Handling

The difference between a hydraulic and mechanical dock leveler is obvious on the surface – the hydraulic leveler works automatically with the push of a button, while the mechanical leveler is activated with a pull chain. The most important is the cost of ownership. A…

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Multiple Uses for a Platform Cart

Posted in Instructional, Materials Handling

How many different ways can you use a platform cart? Let us just count them! As a trolley. Our platform carts come in various sizes and weight-bearing capacities. You can transfer boxes, machine parts, supplies, product – you name it. Own a ranch or a…

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The Importance of Gas Cylinder Cages

Posted in Materials Handling

Gas cylinders should be treated with the respect they deserve – and put in a cage. A gas rupture can cause a huge explosion, possibly killing or maiming many people and certainly causing exceptionally costly damage to buildings, cars, trucks, equipment, and products nearby. It’s…

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6 Warehouse Safety Tips

Posted in Materials Handling, Safety Equipment, Warehouse

Warehouses can be one of the most dangerous places to work when it comes to accidents and injury: large and moving machinery (forklifts, for example) carrying heavy loads (pallets full of product) can be quite hazardous to your workers. Read below for six safety tips…

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Door Widths Trending Larger Requiring Wider Dock Plates

Posted in Materials Handling

As the size of your warehouse doors become larger, so will the need for a larger dock board and other dock equipment. Used to be, warehouse loading doors were a standard 60”-72” and so dock boards were stocked in that size. But now that doors…

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Safety Accessories

Posted in Materials Handling

You know that sign you more than likely have in your warehouse, “X Days Accident Free”? It’s important that your workers follow safety rules and guidelines, of course, but did you know that the types of safety accessories you have in your warehouse, distribution center,…

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Order Picker Platforms Built with Custom Specification to Be More Efficient

Posted in Materials Handling

Not every warehouse or distribution center is the same. Not every picking order is the same. Not every picking worker is the same. So why would you want to use the same order picker platform as the company down the street? Instead, consider purchasing a…

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OSHA Regulations for Personnel and Man Baskets

Posted in Materials Handling

When it comes to purchasing crane or personnel baskets, are you familiar OSHA compliance regulations so that you can be sure you buy one that meets OSHA’s stipulations? Read below for an overview of OSHA’s compliance requirements. Any personnel or man basket must have been…

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