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- How to choose between a Reach Stacker and a Dedicated Container Handler
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Fleet management is a function which aims to reduce the risks associated with vehicle or machinery investment, improving efficiency, productivity and reducing overall costs whilst complying with government legislation on topics such as duty of care throughout the process.
Servicing a materials handling fleet at the optimal time will result in an increase in productivity and decrease in costs. Both under-servicing and over-servicing a forklift is a common practice which results in unnecessary spending for businesses.
This article explains this best way to achieve the optimal service time for your equipment.
A High Risk Work Licence is issued to persons who have been trained and assessed as competent to work in a class of work defined as high risk work. High risk work includes Forklift operations.
Today on the blog we answer some of the most common questions about forklift licences.
August 28, 2014
Forklifts are used for lifting and maneuvering large quantities of materials and are utilised within various industries. Not all companies who employ the use of a forklift within their operations opt to buy their own forklifts even when they are used on a very regular basis. This week’s blog discusses some of the advantages of renting in comparison to buying a forklift for your daily operations.
You may have seen a video making the rounds recently. It shows a forklift lifting another forklift in order to load a container on the back of a truck. Creative? Maybe. Dangerous? Hell yes!
In this post, we look at why this was a major safety fail, and what they could have done differently.
Choosing the right forklift is important for your business. It affects everything from operation costs, productivity, employee morale and stock management.
There are a large range of forklifts, and each one is designed to be used for specific jobs.
So how do you know what type you need for your business?
This year, a few major changes were made to the Australian Standards of the manufacturing of forklifts. The blog today not only discusses these changes but also when they must be complied with by the forklift manufacturing industry and how you can overcome these changes if you have a forklift which doesn’t comply to the new safety standards.
This year seems to be flying by, with end of financial year almost upon us.
We’ve put together 8 ways you can lower your materials handling costs in the lead up to EOFY.
Slips, trips and falls can happen in any workplace. Many employees have consequently suffered sprains, broken bones, back injuries, burns from hot surfaces or handling of hot fluids and bad cuts from sharp objects. As a result companies have had to face many financial, physical and emotional costs for the injured employees and their families. These falls and slips can be prevented and their severity reduced from some simple safety actions.
Within the materials handling industry, the commitment of companies to sustainability practices has been increasing in recent years. Companies are now beginning to see the benefits of incorporating sustainability concepts which save both money and resources. This week’s blog discusses the benefits of implementing sustainable practices in the materials handling industry.