Materials Handling Related News & Articles

Dock Bumpers 101

Posted in Products, Safety Equipment

Dock bumpers are essential to protecting your dock, building, trailers and employees. The impact force of a backing truck can range from 100,000 to 300,000 lbs., potentially causing structural damage to your building and causing injury. Dock bumpers provide durable, economical protection against damage and…

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Steel Yard Ramps vs. Aluminum Yard Ramps

Posted in News & Press

Do you need an aluminum or steel yard ramp? The answer to this question lies mainly in the answer to another question: what you need the ramp to do? Check out our helpful infographic to compare aluminum and steel yard ramps and decide which yard…

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Risky Forklift Operations That Can Be Avoided

Posted in Forklifts

With proper training and best practices, most forklift-related injuries can be avoided. The following forklift safety tips will help you address four of the most common forklift risks, and prevent workplace accidents and injuries. Turnovers. The average forklift weighs several thousand pounds and can easily…

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Benefits of Using a Quick Attach Snow Plow (Snow Bucket)

Posted in Forklift Attachments

A quick attach snow plow for forklifts, a snow bucket actually has multiple applications, contrary to its name. With so many different applications, it’s easy to see why this piece of equipment has so many benefits. In this article, we’ll explore some of the benefits…

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Best Selling Forklift Attachments

Posted in Forklifts

When it comes to transporting products and materials in a warehouse, nothing is more useful than a reliable forklift. But sometimes just a forklift isn’t enough. That’s when forklift extensions and attachments come in handy! Forklift attachments and accessories come in a variety of styles…

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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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Safety Bollards FAQ

Posted in Safety Equipment

We see them everywhere, these thin – or fat – short steel poles (usually no more than three or four feet high), painted a bright yellow that stick up out of a floor, sidewalk or road letting us know it’s unsafe to proceed. In fact…

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Introduction to the Forklift Fork

Posted in Forklifts, Products

A forklift is only as good as its driver – and its forklift fork. A skilled and experienced driver can maneuver a forklift quickly and safely as he loads and unloads items in and out of fleet of trucks and warehouse. But without a well-constructed…

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