Forklifts & Warehouse Equipment in St Louis

Hyundai Forklift Heads to Saint Louis

  • Benco Industrial Equipment Adds the Hyundai Brand to its Lineup Saint Charles, MO – Benco Industrial Equipment, a successful material handling dealership in St. Charles, Missouri, recently added Hyundai Forklifts to its offerings, providing forklift buyers throughout the greater Saint Louis area first-hand access to the highly sought-after brand. The company, known locally as a leader within the industry, prides itself on its exceptional service, fair prices, and great work; and now with the addition of the Hyundai brand, Benco…

    When to Purchase a New Forklift

  • When to Purchase a New Forklift Thinking of purchasing a new forklift? Benco Industrial Equipment, a well-established, certified Hyundai forklift dealer serving Jefferson County and St. Louis, draws upon its decades of collective experience to offer some helpful advice: “It’s not the age, it’s the mileage” Indiana Jones fans may recognize this quote from Raiders of the Lost Ark, and it exemplifies the biggest consideration when thinking of buying a new forklift: how much mileage is on it? For our purposes though, we’ll…

    How to Increase Safety in Industrial Facilities Through Proper Cleaning

  • The following is a guest post contributed by ServiceMaster Commercial Cleaning, a Virginia-based commercial cleaning franchise that specializes in industrial cleaning services. A clean workplace is more than just providing a fresh, sanitary environment for workers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2016. Many workplace injuries and illnesses can be prevented by maintaining a clean, safe work environment. An organized and well-maintained workspace presents fewer…

    Forklift Power: Pros and Cons of Electric and LPG

  • If you're thinking about investing in a forklift or fleet for your warehouse, it's important to weigh up the pros and cons of both electric and LPG alternatives before making your decision. To simplify this for you, we've outlined these below: Pros and Cons of Electric Forklifts There are a number of pros from using electric forklifts as a load-bearing solution for your warehouse materials. Because electric forklifts are powered by heavy lead-acid batteries, these are often used indoors, as…
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    Buying or Renting a Used Forklift: A Guide

  • When you think about the equipment that you rely on the most in your warehouse business, there is no question that the forklift will be one of the first things that come to mind. The fact is, the forklifts within your facility are one of the most basic pieces of equipment, but operating without them would prove to be a major challenge. Whether you are short on forklifts and need more or you have some that need to be replaced,…

    How New Warehouse Racks Can Improve Productivity

  • Throughout the years, warehouse storage has evolved tremendously. From simplified shelves to tall steel storage solutions, there have been many types of racks to fill the space in warehouses to house all of the products and merchandise. However, the latest warehouse racks are proving to be much more efficient for warehouse business owners. If it has been a while since you have made updates to your warehouse racks, there is no time like the present to consider making some changes.…

    10 Important Forklift Safety Rules

  • Warehouse men and women should approach operating forklifts with a high degree of caution and respect. There are nearly 35,000 forklift-related injuries and 85 fatalities each year, according to OSHA. At Benco Industrial Equipment, we believe that worker safety is job one and as a forklift dealer we strongly advise considering these 10 rules. Qualified Operators Only Forklifts are a terrific piece of machinery to operate and many warehouse workers would like the job. They also seem reasonably simply to the…

    How HVLS MacroAir Fans Can Improve Warehouse Ventilation

  • Warehouse operators understand the importance of ventilation. Machines get hot, dust can damage the equipment and workers need comfort. For many, an HVLS MacroAir fan is a prime choice. Whether a warehouse is enclosed in metal or concrete tile-ups, it’ll get hot eventually. Today’s warehouse owners, facility managers and workers are constantly searching for top-quality cooling methods. Below, we’re covering the great ventilation benefits HVLS MacroAir fans provide. The Energy Cost Benefit HVLS MacroAir fans are energy efficient. In fact, a single, 24-foot…

    Five Basic Pieces of Equipment You Need in Your New Warehouse

  • The warehouse might be established, but you’ll need a few pieces of equipment to get it running. Every day, warehouse workers are exposed to hazards. Every day, high-weight material needs to be transported. Warehouse machinery, while used to reduce human resource strain, is a strong cost reduction tool. If you have a capable industrial equipment supply, you can optimize your entire warehouse. Get your warehouse started with these five basic pieces of equipment, and get your facility ready for operations.…

    Are You Saving Enough? Calculating the ROI of a Scissor Lift

  • As a decision maker, your ROI target is important. ROI—or return on investment—is useful for gauging your versatile tool’s success, fiscally. If you’re investing in a scissor lift, you may want to know if it’s making you money. While functionality is important, your business deserves a piece of equipment capable of earning money over the long haul. Figuring out a meaningful ROI can be challenging, but you’re not left without tools. We’re here to help you determine the ROI of…