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  • Workplace Safety

    5 Ways to Prevent a Workplace Fire

    October is Fire Prevention Month. The history of National Fire Prevention Week has it roots in the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred on October 9, 1871.

  • Wheels and Tires

    Wheels and Tires: What is the Best Option for Your Environment?

    There are a variety of different warehousing environments that require specific material handling equipment. This equipment helps to move products and complete daily tasks in the most efficient and effective manner possible. This same thought process also applies to the wheels that are on this equipment.

  • Weathering The Storm

    Weathering the Storm: Preparing Operations for Natural Disasters

    We all like to get a good deal, whether it is on a car, our clothes, cell phone, you name it. But is the lowest price always the best? There is a difference between price and value. If you get the lowest price on something, you are paying the lowest amount, which is where the adage of “You get what you pay for” was born.

  • 5 Strategies

    5 Strategies to Help Your Employees Thrive in a Changing Workplace

    The one thing that can always be counted on in the business world is the need for change, and the supply chain industry is no exception. In fact, in our increasingly technological world, keeping up with increasing customer expectations and remaining competitive requires companies to be more open to change than ever. New technologies must be embraced to remain competitive. Processes need to become more efficient to offset rising business costs. The organization expands to take advantage of new opportunities, or becomes leaner as the company seeks to refine its goals and mission.

  • Long Term Strategies

    Long Term Strategies Focus on Saving Dollars not Cents

    The lowest cost is not always the best value. We all like to get a good deal, whether it is on a car, our clothes, cell phone, you name it. But is the lowest price always the best? There is a difference between price and value. If you get the lowest price on something, you are paying the lowest amount, which is where the adage of “You get what you pay for” was born.

  • Improving Operational Safety by Identifying the Cause of Accidents

    Making sure your employees are safe is a primary focus issue for all employers and running a facility that operates industrial equipment can add a whole new set of safety concerns. How many workers are injured each year as a result of forklift misuse? We could say “too many,” but to be precise, the total number of injuries per year (non-serious, serious, and fatal) is 96,785. That’s right, nearly 100,000 workers are injured per year due to improper training or sheer carelessness on the job.

  • Wheels and Tires

    Wheels and Tires

    What is the best option for your environment?

  • Pedestrian Safety

    Industrial Facility Pedestrian Safety Tips

    An accident with a forklift can lead to a very serious injury, or even death. A loaded forklift truck can weigh up to 15,000 lbs. and being struck by a forklift is like getting hit by 2-3 full-sized pickup trucks at the same time.

  • Recruiting

    Recruiting In a Tight Labor Market

    If anyone says that they have not noticed that the economy has improved over last year or so they are either living in a vacuum or in denial. Drive through any metropolitan or commercial center and you see help wanted signs everywhere.

  • Need More Space Blog

    Need More Space?

    Examine The Steps To Take When Determining When It Is Time To Modify Your Existing Operation

  • Customer Service Blog

    Customer Service vs. Customer Experience

    Being in business today means that you have no choice but to understand that customers expect an experience tailored to their needs, solving their problems or responding to their wants as they occur. Customer Service of old was reactive, the Customer Experience of today is proactive, demanding that we understand and anticipate the wants and needs.