Twenty years ago, the potential customer / vendor award process was strictly based on cost and deliverables. Today that award process has expanded to include BWC records, financial stability scores, and a facility tour. The tour of your facility tells your perspective customer a great deal about your business practices and how those practices would […]

The buzz words in today’s material handling industry are “Lowest Cost of Ownership”, “Most Energy Efficient” and “Greatest Productivity”, we all believe these are great attributes to have attached to your future MHE purchase. The problem is, what baseline are they comparing their claims with, and are they tracking that information for the life of […]

Recently, there were two articles in the local paper about companies being fined by OSHA, one involved lift equipment. Let’s face it, forklifts and other material handling equipment can be a hassle. Operators are not the most careful on the lifts. Unless there is a good safety program in place, the daily operator checklist can […]