Materials Handling Related News & Articles

Aluminum Dock Plates vs Dock Boards

Posted in Dockboards

Our aluminum line of dock boards and plates are a customer favorite and perfect for businesses with light dock usage. While slightly more expensive than their steel alternatives, there’s a few reasons why our aluminum dock equipment may be the best choice for your business:…

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Propane Safety & Propane Storage Cage Requirements

Posted in Materials Handling, Safety Equipment

Does your warehouse use propane to power its forklifts? If so, and you’re storing propane tanks on site, its important to know the proper safety protocol for storing your gas cylinders to ensure for a safe workspace. Propane storage cages like our Gas Cylinder Cages…

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How to Know When Your Dockboard Needs to be Replaced

Posted in Dockboards, News & Press, Products

Koke Inc. carries a wide array of high quality dockboards for your business’s loading and unloading needs. From our universal steel model to our high capacity rail dockboards, our dockboards are designed to withstand frequent use in your dock bay to help you get the…

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5 Tips for Dockboard Safety

Posted in Instructional, Materials Handling, Products

We carry a variety of sturdy and durable loading dockboards to make your loading and unloading process easier. Our dockboards are designed to bridge the gap between delivery trucks and your warehouse’s dock bumper to withstand frequent cargo transfers. While our dockboards are equipped with…

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7 Attributes of a Successful Warehouse Manager

Posted in News & Press, Warehouse

Warehouse managers are essential personnel for any business with inventory, therefore many companies live and die on the strengths and weaknesses of those managers. Finding the right person for the job may not be easy, but it is crucial to do so, in order to…

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Why Do I Need To Replace A Dock Leveler?

Posted in Forklift Attachments, Materials Handling

A dock leveler may seem like a long-lived piece of equipment, however there are multiple reasons why you may need to replace a dock leveler as they are used over time. Like bridges, they get driven over a lot, and eventually wear out. First, a…

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Dock Leveler Replacement Parts

Posted in Materials Handling, Products

Maintaining the proper operation and safety of your dock levelers and related equipment should be a number-priority, regardless of the frequency in which the equipment is used. There are numerous upgrades and dock leveler replacement parts available for both manual and hydraulic dock levelers. Mechanical…

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Forklift Attachment Capacity: Fact vs. Fiction

Posted in Forklift Attachments, Instructional

When considering capacity of potential attachments for your forklift, it’s crucial to review the forklift’s rating at its load center, which determines how much weight the machine can safely lift. This will also determine what is possible when attempting to build and implementing longer, high-capacity…

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The Many Uses of Safety Baskets

Posted in Safety Equipment

There is a wide variety of applications for safety man baskets, with several types of baskets used for varying purposes. Knowing the intended uses of each basket, as well as the safety procedures for each, is essential for making informed purchasing decisions and proper implementation…

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Tools for Your Carrying / Lifting Needs

Posted in Materials Handling, Products

When it comes to carrying and lifting a wide variety of items in a warehouse or job site, there are numerous devices and attachments that can make the work easier and more efficient. Most work in conjunction with forklifts, expanding the uses of these already…

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