What is an Orderpicker?

You may have seen an Orderpicker in use at  a hardware store or at another warehouse.  You might be wondering how to use one in your warehouse.  Or you might be trying to figure out what an orderpicker is used for and why.  In this article, we will describe what an orderpicker is used for …

Forklift Aisle Requirements – A Guide for Best Warehouse Layouts

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.

Reduce Warehouse Labor Costs – Warehouse Efficiency

How do I reduce labor costs in my warehouse? This article looks at ways to reduce costs by looking at warehousing processes. Counting the steps it takes to store and retrieve a pallet from the pallet rack or pick an order allows you to determine if there is a more lean approach to your distribution center. Read more about reducing costs here.

Lift Trucks Explained – A Materials Handling Primer

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”.