Jib Crane

Definition: What is a Jib Crane? A type of crane, which has a horizontal member (known as jib or boom) that supports a moveable hoist fixed to a wall or to a floor-mounted pillar is known as jib crane. Used mostly in industrial premises and on military vehicles, the jib may swing through an arc, …

Just In Time

Definition: What is Just In Time? To reduce inventory costs, increase efficiency and decrease waste by planning to receive and receiving goods only as they are needed in the production process, companies employ the so-called “Just-In-Time” (JIT) method of planning. The ability to forecast demand accurately is the basic requirement. JIT inventory supply system is …

Electric Pallet Jack

Definition: What is a Electric Pallet Jack? Equipment used for low-level lifting and moving pallets is known as powered pallet jacks. They are also called electric pallet trucks, walkies, single- or double-pallet jacks, or power jacks. Some powered pallet jacks contain a platform for the operator to stand on while moving pallets. They are used …