As the material handling industry has evolved over the past decade to address the rising cost of diesel and stricter emission standards, the 3-phase alternating current (AC) electric lift truck has come into its own and now offers many benefits to potential buyers.
Tested and proven, the technology now provides increasing advantages to consider when buying an electric AC lift truck as opposed to an internal combustion (IC) forklift.
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When DCs, plants, or any industrial facility needs more space, there are two basic options: going "out" by acquiring or building additional facilities, or "going up" by maximizing the cubic volume of existing facilities
PMMI connects end users and suppliers as they adapt to changing consumer demands.
Deployment of automated storage & retrieval (AS/RS) solutions has been delivering impressive improvements in labor or space savings within facilities for decades.
The total number of October shipments at 913,543 was flat compared to September, which was consistent with growth patterns in recent years, with 2014 up 2 percent, 2013 up 3 percent, and 2012 down 1 percent.
The secret to successful distribution center design is planning to make material handling equipment and software flexible and scalable.