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by Dan Elliott, on December 24, 2021 at 2:57 PM

When it comes to finding the right industrial cleaning tool, your options are not necessarily one-size-fits-all. If you’re in the process of looking for an industrial scrubber, you might want …

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Topics:Sweeper ScrubberFloor Cleaning

by Phil Handford, on December 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM

As we wind up the year, we want to wish you happy holidays. 2021 was another year unlike any other for the material handling industry. With an ever-increasing demand for …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift SafetyForklift BatteriesElectric Forklifts

by Phil Handford, on November 26, 2021 at 10:46 AM

For warehouse safety managers, reducing risk is the name of the game. Unfortunately, loading docks remain one of the highest-risk areas for your workers. While you can’t eliminate risks, you …

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Topics:Loading DockSafety

by Phil Handford, on November 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM

If the supply chain challenges of the last 18 months have taught us anything, it’s that optimization matters. For busy warehouse managers in the Pacific Northwest, the right warehouse configuration …

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Topics:Warehouse PlanningPallet RackingWarehouse Products & Equipment

by Dan Elliott, on November 8, 2021 at 9:49 AM

Made in the USA, Factory Cat has been hand-building the highest-quality, most durable floor scrubbers on the market since 1986. The Factory Cat GTR is one of the larger ride-on …

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Topics:Floor CleaningProduct Review

by Kim McDowell, on October 1, 2021 at 6:15 AM

For busy warehouse managers, choosing the right forklift is essential. It goes beyond lifting capacity and tire type, though. You have to consider your physical workspace to keep things optimized …

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Topics:Warehouse Planning

by Kim McDowell, on September 24, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Are your forklift brakes wearing out earlier than you expected? Are frequent repairs eating into your maintenance budget? If your business is dealing with this challenge, it can be incredibly frustrating. Between brake …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift Brakes

by Dan Elliott, on September 17, 2021 at 5:30 AM

Worker safety is a complex challenge. Busy safety managers in material handling businesses know how tough it is to reduce risks. Personal protective equipment (PPE), training, safety culture, and maintenance …

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Topics:Floor Cleaning

by Hank Ansley, on September 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Shipping and logistics have never been simple. However, increased shipping demands during the COVID-19 pandemic have transformed the industry. Choked ports and limited container availability have made shipping and fulfillment …

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Topics:KalmarHeavy EquipmentWashington State Ports

by Dan Elliott, on September 3, 2021 at 7:15 AM

When it comes to warehouses, cleaning is essential. But if you don’t have a cleaning plan in place, there’s no way to make sure things get and stay tidy. Putting …

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Topics:Sweeper ScrubberFloor Cleaning

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Material handling articles to help answer the questions you have about forklifts, aerial equipment, utility vehicles, warehouse optimization, and safety.

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