Forklifts & Warehouse Equipment in St Louis

Is your warehouse wasting money?

  • How many people in a single supply chain depend on your warehouse management, including your own organization? When it comes to growing margins and optimizing logistics, it’s crucial to look at areas where your warehouse could be improving efficiency and cutting costs -- a win-win for everyone. Outdated and costly practices within your warehouse mean your customers don’t get their product as quickly. This could be a profit-buster in the age of lightning-fast delivery from eCommerce giants. Take a look…

    Forklift Maintenance Best Practices and Tips and Tricks

  • There’s no doubt that warehouse management strategies come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing that’s universal is a comprehensive approach to equipment maintenance -- and that’s non-negotiable. Of all the equipment used in a manufacturing facility or warehouse on a daily basis, the forklift is probably the one that is depended on the most to keep things flowing and moving efficiently and safely. Think about this: What would happen to your supply chain if suddenly your warehouse forklifts…

    Why Do You Need to Ventilate Your Warehouse?

  • In addition to employee safety, proper storage, and loss prevention, you have a number of other concerns when you’re operating a warehouse. How can proper ventilation help with those concerns? And why are HVLS (High Volume Low Speed) fans — like the MacroAir HVLS fans from Benco Industrial Equipment — the right tool for the job? We’ve got the answers (and the gear) you need. (more…)
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    Achieving Proper Weight Distribution

  • When you walk through your warehouse, are you filled with confidence, or with dread? If you’ve planned and designed your warehouse shelving properly, you can be confident that you’re maximizing every square inch and cubic foot available to you. But if your racking and shelves have been kludged together, they may be sagging under the weight of your product — literally. Getting weight distribution right will help you prevent injuries and lost product, and will even save you money over…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    Choose Docks and Doors that Fit Your Warehouse Needs

  • Designing and building a warehouse means accounting for every practical function your workforce will undertake. You’ll need to think in terms of maximum space efficiency because that has a direct link to profitability. The type of loading docks and doors will need to mesh with the type of shipping and delivery vehicles you expect. You may also find a few customers with non-commercial vehicles that are important to your bottom line. That’s why it’s important to work with a professional…