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12 Ideas to Improve Warehouse Safety

12 Ideas to Improve Warehouse Safety

20 April 2020

This weeks blogs looks at 12 safety ideas to improve warehouse safety.

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5 Considerations to Understanding a Forklifts Lifting Capacity

5 Considerations to Understanding a Forklifts Lifting Capacity

14 April 2020

All forklifts and materials handling equipment (MHE) have a maximum lift capacity as specified by the manufacturer.

The overall rated capacity of a forklift is calculated based on a number of factors to specify the maximum weight a forklift or MHE can safely lift at any one time.

This week’s blog looks at 5 key consideration to help understand a forklifts lifting capacity.

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Real Warehouse Design Layout Examples

Real Warehouse Design Layout Examples

6 April 2020

A correctly designed and implemented warehouse layout can lead to a number of benefits, this week’s blog looks at three real life examples of how the implementation of a more efficient warehouse layout has positively impacted our clients.

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Hyster’s Cool Truck the Ideal Forklift for the Recycling Industry

Hyster’s Cool Truck the Ideal Forklift for the Recycling Industry

27 March 2020

Recycling plants are unforgiveable working environments for operators and forklifts.

Units need to be able to stand up to the more severe operating conditions of the plant environment.

Hyster has worked closely with industry partners to design and engineer its cool truck variant of its standard industry leading forklifts.

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Construction Industry Forklift Solutions

Construction Industry Forklift Solutions

20 March 2020

All construction sites have requirements for forklifts to assist in load and unload goods as well as transporting them around the site.

This week blogs looks at the types of construction industry forklifts and what tasks they are adept at carrying out.

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Advantages of Hydrogen Forklifts

Advantages of Hydrogen Forklifts

13 March 2020

The rise in popularity of electric forklifts in conjunction with continued environmental concerns surround greenhouse gas emissions and availability of natural resources has led to manufacturers researching and designing a new type of forklift powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

This week’s blog and discusses some of the advantages of hydrogen powered forklifts.

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5 Key Considerations When Choosing a Rental Forklift

5 Key Considerations When Choosing a Rental Forklift

21 February 2020

Before renting a forklift there are a number of key considerations to ensure the most suitable unit for the application is selected.

Five of the most important considerations are detailed in this week’s blog.

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Forklifts for Tight Spaces – What are your Options?

Forklifts for Tight Spaces – What are your Options?

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.

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Features and Benefits of Forklift Bin Tipper Attachments

Features and Benefits of Forklift Bin Tipper Attachments

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.

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New Lithium Battery Electric Pallet Jack - Benefits

New Lithium Battery Electric Pallet Jack - Benefits

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.

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