Benefit from a regular materials handling site survey

Regular site surveys can help prevent accidents, improve productivity and save money

In such uncertain times, optimising resources is essential – whatever your industry. Storage, handling and distribution account for as much as 90% of a total production cycle. So, streamlining operations offers opportunities for the greatest dividends. By pinpointing everything from damaged equipment to inefficiency, regular site inspections allow you to uncover potential problems. Plus, more importantly, spot opportunities for maximising efficiency To get the › Read More

Is Finance Right for You?

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION SHOULD ALWAYS BE GIVEN TO ANY CAPITAL OUTLAY. SO THE WAY YOU FINANCE YOUR FORKLIFT TRUCK PURCHASES SHOULD RECEIVE THE SAME KIND OF CONTEMPLATION.

 
What’s the difference between contract hire, hire purchase and finance lease? Weigh up the options with our easy-to-follow guide.  

CONTRACT HIRE

Although you won’t end up owning the truck if you opt for a contract hire arrangement, there are several reasons why this may be the right option for you:› Read More

HOW KÄRCHER SCRUBBER DRIERS CAN HELP WITH YOUR SPRING CLEAN

Spring is finally here, making this an ideal time to give your business a good overhaul. Before you reach for the mop and bucket, here are just a few ways our scrubber driers can help you spring clean your premises with minimum fuss.

PREVENT SLIPS AND TRIPS

Using a traditional mop and bucket may seem like a quick, easy and cheap way of cleaning your company’s floors. But dousing the floor in water before trying to mop this up › Read More

Kärcher: Offering our clients, the very best cleaning equipment.

We are working on new solutions – full steam ahead. Today as we always have.

If you haven’t already noticed, we’re now working with Kärcher to offer our customers the best cleaning equipment. And in case you haven’t heard of Kärcher, here is a little bit of history…

Alfred Kärcher – inventor and entrepreneur

Alfred Kärcher, like Robert Bosch, Gottlieb Daimler and Graf Zeppelin, was one of the inventors and entrepreneurs that Württemberg produced in such great › Read More

Pallet Stacker an Alternative to a Forklift?

A new pallet stacker could the best alternative to a used forklift

It’s often the case that the company hasn’t really thought about how the machine is actually being used day-to-day. Ideally, they’d look at how often it’s being used and in what situations. After all, the truck may have been in service for 5 or 10 years and businesses can change significantly in that time. By looking at the situation with fresh eyes, they may › Read More

Revealed: your forklift truck’s most valuable component

In any forklift truck, the part that has the biggest impact on safety, performance and running costs is also the most expensive. It’s the operator.

Over the life of your forklift truck, you’ll spend more on operators’ wages than anything else – and with good reason. If your operation is going to be safe, efficient and productive, the driver is your most important investment. The first thing any forklift truck should be is a good place › Read More

Modern Technology for the Modern Forklift Driver

How can modern technology help the forklift driver work better?

Just like modern cars, modern forklift trucks are also increasingly equipped with electronic tools that make the truck work more efficient and safer. What the Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Alert and Pro-Collision System are in road traffic, features like Intelligent Curve Control, Sensitive Drive System, 360 Degree Steering and Auto Fork Levelling are helping the forklift driver. Today, we hardly come across too long braking distances due › Read More

TRUCK VIBRATIONS: ARE YOU BREAKING THE LAW?

LOWERING YOUR FORKLIFT’S TRAVELLING SPEED CAN GREATLY REDUCE THE LEVEL OF BODY VIBRATIONS CREATED.

Body vibrations on forklift trucks have been a hot topic from the moment European Directive 2002/44/EC shone the spotlight on them. The big question is whether the use of damping techniques and better seats is really worthwhile? Wouldn’t it be st_0803_3_main_inline_1.jpgbetter to meet the directive another way? A recent series of on-site tests provide the › Read More

MAKING ORDER PICKERS WORK FOR YOU

If you want to get more productivity from an order-picker, don’t drive faster – work smarter instead. Only by maximising the time you spend on the actual picking will output be increased. Both technical and organisational approaches can be taken to make a real difference. Various tests and measurements carried out, show that maximum driving speed has little influence on an order-picking truck’s efficiency. It doesn’t matter whether the truck can do 11 or 14 kmph if the distances covered › Read More

BENEFIT FROM REGULAR SITE SURVEYS

REGULAR SITE SURVEYS AND INSPECTIONS CAN HELP PREVENT ACCIDENTS, IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND SAVE MONEY

In such uncertain times, optimising resources is essential – whatever your industry. With storage, handling and distribution accounting for as much as 90% of a total production cycle, streamlining operations offers opportunities for the greatest dividends. By pinpointing everything from damaged equipment to inefficiency, regular site inspections allow you to uncover potential problems. And more importantly, to spot opportunities for maximising efficiency. › Read More