For many companies, the holiday season brings in a substantial portion of their annual sales. With the increase in demand, warehouses need extra personnel and equipment. In today’s edition of the Papé Material Handling blog, the material handling experts at Papé discuss some key seasonal rentals that can help you prepare for the holiday rush.
From stocking orders to moving materials, forklifts play a huge role in your warehouse. So when orders increase during the holiday season, you may need more equipment to help fill them. In fact, many companies end up hiring additional help during the holiday season, but without additional equipment, your fleet will risk overwork and burnout. That’s why electric and internal combustion cushions forklift rentals can be such a lifesaver; when you’re up against high demand and tight deadlines, these efficiency-boosting rentals can help keep your fleet moving.
During the holiday rush, warehouse space can be tight. In fact, many warehouses will have to better utilize their space during the holidays by capitalizing on vertical space in their warehouse. That’s where combilift forklifts come into play. Not only do they allow you to utilize vertical storage space, but they’re also great for handling narrow aisles, which is especially useful for the holiday season when warehouses are full and worker counts are at an all-time high.
While pallet jacks are the most basic form of a forklift, they’re also one of the most essential tools for transporting small loads short distances. In fact, if you’re hiring extra warehouse workers for the holiday rush, extra pallet jacks can help you get the most out of these employees. Whether you opt for manual or electric pallet jacks, they’re sure to maximize your uptime for a more efficient warehouse.
Why Rent from Papé
Don’t take any chances; when you rent forklifts and other equipment from Papé Material Handling, you can rest assured that you’ll be taken care of. Not only do our trusted technicians inspect each piece of equipment before and after use, but routine maintenance and repairs that utilize OEM parts are a top priority. That way, we can provide you with the performance and reliability you need to get the job done during the holiday rush.