Wearables Prompt Warehouse Workers Into Better Posture

There’s a lot going on in a warehouse during a typical day. One of the most important is heavy lifting and carrying products from one place to another. To assure that warehouse workers are not injured during the process of doing their work, warehouse managers are becoming more concerned with ergonomics. Ergonomics involves creating an … Read more

Safely Accessing Pallets On Elevated Work Platforms

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There is a lot of pressure on warehouses today to be flexible about their floor space. More floor space allows for flexibility when it comes to catering to booms in particular products, especially during seasonal adjustments. As a result, many warehouses have turned to pick modules and rack support platforms as well as elevated work … Read more

Avoiding Common OSHA Forklift Violations

As people in the warehouse industry are well aware, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal government agency that is tasked for assuring safety in the workplace. In that vain, it has authority to issue violations of forklift safety on warehouses. Although there have been massive campaigns enticing warehouse managers to take … Read more

Kubota Unveils New Series Of Compact Powered Rakes

Kubota is now offering the CSR 10 series Compact Powered Rakes. Made by Land Pride for Kubota, the rake is ideal for seedbed prep. It includes a CII hitch that accommodates most compact utility loaders. It also has direct drive, and offers manual or hydraulic angling. Used for landscaping or in construction, the powered rake … Read more

What To Do When You Need More Space

Warehouse executives are probably ambivalent about the problem of needing to find more space in their warehouse. They don’t want the extra expense of moving or expanding the building, but they don’t want to give up on new business. There are options, however, without making any changes to the structure of your warehouse. The options … Read more

Signs That Pallet Racking Could Fail

One very important material-handling item that might not be sufficiently checked on a regular basis is pallets. For example, it isn’t uncommon for a forklift to drive into a pallet racking that can result in damage that may not be observed unless there are routine inspections. A minor impact could at some time or another … Read more

What Robot System Best Serves Your Warehouse?

Everybody is thinking about automating their business. And that also holds true for warehouses. In the warehouse trade the two automated systems most considered are Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) and Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR). Which one is best suited for your warehouse operation? What’s The Difference Between AGV And AMR? Both systems have only one … Read more

Kubota Oil Filter

If you own a new Kubota tractor, then it is already equipped with a genuine Kubota oil filter. The filter is designed to eliminate destructive impurities from the engine oil during normal use of the tractor. The filter includes an internal steel cap that is bonded to the filter with oil resistant adhesive to increase … Read more

Managing Fatigue Of Forklift Operators

Fatigue is a major factor in worker efficiency and productivity. Workers are going to get fatigued as they work a normal schedule. However, managers who know how to cope with their fatigue and know how to handle it are always a leg up over the competition. Fatigue is defined as extreme tiredness resulting from mental … Read more