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Benefits of Buying a Reach Truck Forklift

Americans are shopping more than ever before, and there is one specific way in which that penchant for buying things is impacting the warehouse industry: It is forcing warehouses to store more inventory.

More specifically, warehouses now need to stock more SKUs in order to meet people's demands for more and more items. In fact, in 2015, the number of SKUs the average warehouse managed rose by almost 19 percent. In the last 15 years, people's spending on items like jewelry, household goods, and even clothing, has doubled.

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Six Reasons to Use an Electric Floor Scrubber

When you want to clean your warehouse floors in the fastest and most efficient way possible, you cannot beat an electric floor scrubber. These corded or battery operated machines come in many varieties. You can select a push version or a ride-on version. You can choose from many different scrubber sizes. You can even choose touchless scrubbers that do not require an operator to work.

An electric floor scrubber can also be a financial investment. As a result, it might be tempting to stick with the old mop and bucket in order to save money on the purchase price of an electric floor scrubber. Doing so, however, means missing out on the many ways that an electric floor scrubber can improve the overall efficiency, safety, and even cost effectiveness of keeping your warehouse floors clean.

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How to Save Money on Forklift Maintenance

Forklift maintenance isn't just important: It is required by OSHA, and with good reason. Forklift maintenance catches problems before they become major accidents at the job site, thereby protecting both your inventory and your workers. Forklift maintenance can also be expensive. Paying a trained technician to come out and inspect your forklift regularly, in addition to carrying out your own inspections, will cost money.

However, there are ways to save money on forklift maintenance. If you can stay on top of issues like the cleanliness and repair of your floor, the training of your operators, and your maintenance contract, you can keep your forklifts in good working order with a minimum of expenditures.

 

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