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Guide: The best warehouse storage solutions for your operation

Written by Bengt Kristiansson, 2017-05-17

Double-deep storage, drive-in racking, narrow aisles - the list of warehouse storage options is extensive, and continues to grow as the demands on the material handling and logistics industries grow and change. 

Each system has its benefits and drawbacks, and certain methods of storage are more suited to some operations than others. There's a wealth of detailed information out there about the best warehouse racking and different storage systems, but to make things easier, we've collected the basics in a simple PDF guide.

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The newbie’s guide to forklift trucks

Written by Tobias W. Laxa, 2017-04-18

So, you need a forklift truck? You’re not alone. Actually, there are more than a million forklift trucks sold this year.

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7 great reasons why short term forklift hire could help you out

Written by Doug Bolton, 2017-04-03

Even if your warehouse operation is running smoothly and you’re happy with your forklift fleet, there can still be times when you need a little extra help to meet peaks in demand. Short term forklift hire is often used by logistics professionals to make these busy periods easier, but there’s also plenty of great reasons to hire trucks for short periods even at quieter times of the year.

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Should I rent, buy or lease my next forklift truck?

Written by Doug Bolton, 2016-09-13

Having efficient, reliable and safe vehicles is essential for effective materials handling, and there's a range of different ways to get them. Here, we give you our guidance on that difficult question - should you rent, buy or lease your next forklift truck?

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