How to sell and market Materials Handling equipment and solutions. This article has 10 ideas on how to successfully find new customers in the Warehousing and Distribution industries. Read Marketing advice and tips here.
Five Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) employees recently presented a lecture on understanding, managing and resolving conflict to more than 250 students at Harmony Science Academy in Katy, Texas. The presenters, including Tom Clinton, MCFA director of marketing, taught the students the importance of understanding and practicing conflict management skills in school and in their future careers by demonstrating real-life scenarios.
5 Tips on warehouse safety. This article addresses tripping hazards, safety equipment, safety and danger zones and zebra striping. Accidents are not deliberate and identifying dangerous areas is worth the time. Good safety practices are discussed in this blog post.
A forklift has a lifting and carrying capacity at a given height when it leaves the factory, however, that capacity can change when attachments, booms, fork extensions and other modifications are made to the lift truck. This article explains the impact of the load center, center of gravity and other items that impacts materials handling equipment.
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.