Resources in Category “Material Handling”

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  • 55 Warehouse and Distribution Best Practices: The Manager’s Guide

    by Christina Dube, Kardex-Remstar Warehouse management is often one big balancing act – ensuring there is enough inventory (but not too much!), keeping inventory secure from theft (but easy to access!) — all within a compact footprint.  Having consulted some of the industry’s brightest minds, we’re proud to offer these warehouse best practices guaranteed to improve […]

  • 3 Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Warehouse in 2023

    by Gary Higginbothem, Kardex-Remstar Economic turmoil, recessions, and stock market crashes are a fact of life in the modern world. These days more people are planning for when a recession hits more than if a recession is going to hit. Others say it already has hit. Amidst economic uncertainty it’s best to be prepared before […]

  • Managing Inventory Amid Supply Chain Disruptions

    by Christina Dube, Kardex-Remstar Turns out many supply chains are not nearly as secure as once thought. Starting with the truck driver shortage, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushed forward by the continued warehouse labor shortage, natural or other disasters – getting the right goods to the right place at the right time has […]

  • Used Forklift Horror Story & 5 Things to Consider When Buying a Used Lift Truck

    Here’s a “buyer beware” forklift story to get your wheels turning. This year, Andersen Material Handling learned a tale of a hard-learned lesson when it comes to purchasing a used forklift. A customer called in desperate of help getting his newly purchased forklift to operate. This customer had owned an LP forklift but when the time […]

  • Should I Rent, Lease, or Buy a Forklift?

    Almost everything is moved by a forklift, stored on a rack or tracked by a bar code. Whether it’s moving food, medical supplies or teddy bears, today’s market demands efficiency, expediency and accuracy. Forklifts are an essential part of tackling day-to-day inventory operations for most businesses. They get goods from point A to point B […]

  • The Best Techniques for Improving Your Warehouse Space

    When it comes to warehouses, organization is critical in providing a well-oiled supply chain. Warehouses that are optimized for efficiency will save companies time and money in their day-to-day operations. That is why it’s essential to create the best layout and follow the best tips for trouble-free storage, order preparation, and receiving inventory. There is a perfect combination of floor […]

  • Things to Consider Before Renting a Forklift

    Smooth operations are critical when it comes to handling material in our bustling warehouses and storage facilities. Forklifts are the beasts of burden that make heavy lifting a breeze. And when you need to move tons worth of cargo around your space, they’re the best tools for the job. Forklifts provide more efficiency and flexibility […]

  • Should I Rent Or Buy a Forklift? The Benefits of Renting Forklifts.

    By carefully considering the benefits associated with renting a forklift—vs buying one—you may be able to save your business extra money and time.

  • The Benefits of Used Forklifts vs New or Rental Lift Trucks

    An affordable alternative to new forklifts is to lease or buy used. Here are a few reasons how a used forklift can generally benefit most warehouses.

  • 3 Things to Consider When Buying a Used Forklift

    Buying a used forklift can be just as easy as buying it brand-new. Here are some important tips on what to consider when making a used forklift purchase.