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A Quick Guide to Warehouse Dock Safety

  • A Quick Guide to Warehouse Dock Safety Your warehouse is a busy place, with personnel, vehicles, and materials moving in different directions at all times. In this environment, it’s imperative that everyone be on the lookout for potentially hazardous situations. And while caution must be exercised throughout the warehouse, perhaps no area requires more vigilance than the loading dock. Not only is the loading dock one of the busiest areas of your warehouse, it’s also the most unpredictable. Not everyone…

    Do You NEED a Bigger Warehouse? Questions to Ask Before Moving

  • Let’s face it: You don’t want to invest in a bigger warehouse. It’s a large expense, with a lot of time-consuming research beforehand, and a lot of costly moving and reorganization once you figure out where you’re going. Now, if the move is necessary for your business, then there’s no two ways about it: Get moving. But before you shift gears into moving mode, take some time to ensure that you’re making the most of your current space. There may…

    5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Forklift

  • As experienced forklift dealers, we've helped plenty of customers through the buying process here at Benco Industrial Equipment. When you're working on getting materials where they need to go and products out the door, you don't have time to worry about your equipment. Investing in the right forklift will ensure that your logistics operations run smoothly and save you from unnecessary headaches down the line. Here are some questions to ask when starting your search for a new forklift. Where…

    The Benefits of HVLS Fans

  • High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans offer tremendous benefits, benefits that you’ll see reflected in your bottom line and in the moods of your employees. We’ll even go so far as to say that investing in MacroAir HVLS ceiling fans is one of the smartest things you can do for your business. It may very well revolutionize—excuse us—transform your notion of just how valuable your ceiling fan choice can be. But enough with the hype. Just what exactly are the benefits of…

    The Benefits of HVLS Fans

  • High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans offer tremendous benefits, benefits that you’ll see reflected in your bottom line and in the moods of your employees. We’ll even go so far as to say that investing in MacroAir HVLS ceiling fans is one of the smartest things you can do for your business. It may very well revolutionize—excuse us—transform your notion of just how valuable your ceiling fan choice can be. But enough with the hype. Just what exactly are the benefits of…

    7 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Space Utilization

  • There are as many “words of wisdom” on how to lay out a warehouse as there are warehouses. It shouldn’t come as a surprise. Maintaining a warehouse is a significant expense. And the consequences for laying out your warehouse improperly are steep. You lose time and money on each order, which adds up fast. And if you run out of space and need to look for more warehouse space, that’s a big expense. In other words: Using your warehouse space…

    Top 3 Common Forklift Repair Needs

  • Forklifts are an essential part of a well-functioning warehouse. When you’ve got a forklift down, productivity goes down with it. When outages go on too long, you feel it in your bottom line. Here at Benco Industrial Equipment, not only do we pride ourselves on doing forklift repair well, we also pride ourselves on doing it quickly. We’re here to be a trusted partner to warehouses in and around St. Charles, Missouri. Not only do we provide forklift repair services,…

    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…