First in, First out (FIFO) racking systems.

The High-Stakes Balancing Act of Managing Inventory

FIFO Warehouse Storage Method     Inventory management practices are heading in a very interesting direction. All the technological leaps of the last few decades have extended manufacturers’ inventory horizons all the…

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Warehouse selective pallet racking.

Types of Racking Systems by Load Type  

Differentiating Material Handling Loads   When your business handles and stores goods, how would you describe their physical characteristics?  Are they packaged up in cartons, drums, totes, or cases?  Are they…

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Advance SC5000 ride-on scrubber in a warehouse with selective racking. Text "Create your warehouse deep cleaning plan".

When to Deep Clean and Sanitize Your Warehouse

Managing Warehouse Cleanliness  We love to discuss warehouse cleanliness with our customers, as environmental quality control concerns can be some of the most prolific yet easily solvable challenges found in…

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Warehouse conveyor system: Overcoming Automation Challenges

Common Challenges When Automating Distribution Operations

Automation in the supply chain is the name of the game today, but as with any modern technology platform, it comes along with its fair share of challenges. In this…

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Hyster J60XN electric forklift transporting a stack of empty pallets in an outdoor lot.

Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Forklift

A Long-Term View on Industrial Forklift Purchasing   Buying a new piece of capital equipment follows a fairly standard path: sum up what you’re seeking, figure out your technical requirements, call…

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Check boxes and check marks over a Fairchild Technician servicing a Hyster forklift truck wearing PPE.

Forklift Maintenance Checklist

Forklift maintenance has become an increasingly popular topic in recent years, generally aimed at extending the useful life of industrial equipment farther into the future. A very useful tool to…

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Hyster forklift outdoors.

Tips for Introducing New Forklift Management Technology

Make your life a little easier with a forklift fleet management system. This software can help you optimize the maintenance, service and use of your lift trucks by gathering transactional data…

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Hyster forklift with pneumatic tires and hyster forklift with cushion tires.

Cushion vs Pneumatic Forklift Tires

Considering all of the very different environments that forklifts might be used, it’s no wonder that today’s forklifts are offered with seemingly countless options and configurations. One especially important forklift…

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Buying vs. Renting Forklifts

Buying vs. Renting Forklifts

The decision of when to rent versus buy a forklift for your business rarely is the same for two companies. You have a unique set of circumstances, budgetary restraints and…

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How to Know if You Should Replace or Repair a Forklift

How to Know if You Should Replace or Repair a Forklift  

A forklift in need of repairs does not operate as efficiently as one that does not. The decision of whether to fix a broken lift truck or replace it is…

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Warehouse racks: Protect your racks with Fairchild Systems.

Rack Safety: What to look for and how to ensure your operation is running as safe as possible.

As sure as the sun will rise tomorrow, warehouse racking will take a beating. Forklift impacts, environmental corrosion, pallet wear – all of these normal bumps and bruises present supply…

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Hyster S30-40FT forklift and fleet tracking charts.

Asset Tracking Solutions for Forklifts

Warehouse forklifts and vehicles play an instrumental role in your supply chain operation, in more ways than most businesses can directly measure. So much of your distribution performance relies on…

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