18 February 2020
Sims Metal Management is implementing positive changes to help meet its sustainability targets and has started transitioning its fleet of vehicles and machinery from non-renewable fuels to electric.
Sims’ latest investment is in a number of new Hyster five-tonne battery powered electric forklift trucks supplied by the Adaptalift Group.Read post
17 February 2020
With warehouse rents in Melbourne increasing by 5.5% in 2019, retailers and owners are looking to maximise the amount of usable warehouse space in their existing facilities.
One way this is occurring is by reconfiguring warehouse setups with narrower aisles and adopting the use of a wide variety of specialist very narrow aisle (VNA) materials handling units.
This week’s blog highlights some of the key narrow aisle materials handling units available from Adaptalift Group.Read post
7 February 2020
Easy to install and operate forklift bin tipper attachments allow the easy and rapid movement and dumping of product and waste.
This week’s blog looks at the features and benefits of using bin tipper attachments.Read post
31 January 2020
Manually operated hand pallet jacks/trucks have been a mainstay of materials handling operations for years.
As the size of loads and frequency of movements increase many businesses are looking for more efficient and safer ways for operators to move loaded pallets.
One advancement in the engineering of hand pallet jacks/trucks to improve efficiency and operator safety is battery electric versions.
In this week’s blog we look at the features and advantages of the Liftsmart PT15-3 battery electric pallet jack/truck.
24 January 2020
This week’s blog looks at another beneficial forklift attachment bale clamps and how they benefits industries in moving bales of product.Read post
17 January 2020
This week’s blog provides a brief overview of forklift rotator attachments and their benefits to forklift operations.Read post
16 December 2019
With increasing occurrences of wild and unpredictable weather resulting in heavy downpours of rain this week’s blog looks at important precautions and considerations to operate a forklift during wet weather.Read post
27 November 2019
With increases in elevating work platform hire, it is imperative that operator and site safety are the number one priority.
Hiring the wrong EWP or having inexperienced operators can increase the risks associated with working at heights.
This week’s blog looks at four key considerations when making a decision on which EWP unit is best to hire for an application.Read post
11 November 2019
The repetitive motion of bending down to pick-up stock from the floor to then put away on shelves is a common source of worker injuries including back and muscle strains.
To assist in the prevention of worker injuries Adaptalift recommend warehouses invest in and prescribe workers use scissor lift tables.
This week’s blog provides a brief overview of scissor lift tables, their benefits and a list of basic do’s and don’ts.Read post