Is Your Fleet UL Compliant?
UL certification, UL approved, UL listed, what do these terms mean? Are they all interchangeable? What rules and regulations do warehouse managers need to know about OSHA standards for UL compliance? The equipment experts at Papé Material Handling have you covered with all the information you need to keep your fleet compliant.Read more
Are Forklift Fork Extensions Safe?
Forklift fork extensions affect the load capacity, stability, and maneuverability of a forklift. As with all forklift attachments, it’s important for operators to use them in accordance with manufacturer and OSHA guidance. When used properly, fork extensions can facilitate the safe transport of large, bulky loads.Read more
5 Forklift Safety Features Your Operators Should Be Using
Warehouse safety is a top priority for employers who understand the high costs of workplace accidents, ranging from damaged equipment to potential lawsuits. In recent years, to address that concern, equipment manufacturers have added many built-in safety features and add-on options for their product lines to reduce the likelihood of forklift accidents and save employers both time and money.Read more
How to Plan a Warehouse Move
So, you’re planning to relocate your distribution center, and you hope to better optimize warehouse space, equipment usage, and employee productivity at your new location. That sounds great, but you may be asking yourself, “Where do I even start this process?” Read on to find out.Read more
Smart Strategies to Reduce Warehouse Picking Error Rates
Even the smallest warehouse picking errors add up. Industry research suggests that average picking error rates significantly impact profitability, driving unnecessarily high labor, shipping, and handling costs. From repackaging, restocking, and reshipping fees to the cost of lost customers, warehouse picking errors can have a significant impact on your bottom line. The good news is that you don’t have to be among the industry average. Decrease your warehouse picking error rates by implementing these streamlined solutions.Read more
6 Signs You Need to Rethink Your Lift Truck Power
The right lift truck power choice can go a long way in improving operational efficiency. In fact, a change in power source can often inform you of the best ways to invest in additional technology to optimize your operations. Now the question becomes how do you identify the need for an alternative power source and which type is best for your business?Read more