Materials Handling Trends in 2012

Written by Arturo on May 2, 2012 – 9:15 am -

This article discusses the materials handling and warehousing trends for 2012: Labor cost containment and productivity, Lowering maintenance costs, Lowering energy costs, Environmental impact, and Financing flexibility. Topics covered include Fleet Optimization and Forklift design improvements.


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Forklift Aisle Requirements – A Guide for Best Warehouse Layouts

Written by editor on October 8, 2011 – 12:07 pm -

Guide to designing forklift aisle dimensions based on the type of lift truck. Wide aisles, narrow aisles and very narrow aisles are explained. With this article, you will be able to budget space and layout a warehouse and set the rack to rack dimension based on whether you are using an orderpicker, turret truck, reach or deep reach and stand up counterbalanced forklift truck.


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NEWS: Viccaro Equipment is acquired by HILO-Yale Industrial Trucks

Written by Administrator on March 29, 2011 – 9:52 am -

Two New York area lift truck dealers merge: Viccaro Equipment and HILO-Yale. To be called HILO Materials Handling Group.


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Video: Hyster’s new W40Z Palette Truck at ProMat 2011

Written by Administrator on March 22, 2011 – 10:39 am -

Video: Hyster’s new W40Z Palette Truck at ProMat 2011


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Lift Trucks Explained – A Materials Handling Primer

Written by editor on March 12, 2011 – 9:40 am -

New to materials handling? Thinking about buying a lift truck and were wondering about the different types and uses of material handling equipment? Here is primer on the various types and uses of what most people refer to as “forklifts”.


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