Although most of the attention has been on the shortage of HGV drivers, forklift drivers are now in high demand too with a shortage of qualified drivers available all over the UK. If this shortage continues it could have a real negative effect on the supply chain in the UK, that has already hit so . . .
Easy Truck has offered a number of services and products to customers in the material handling industry for many years and we are constantly looking to develop our services to cater across the market and as demand changes. We have been selling new and used forklift trucks to some of the biggest businesses in the . . .
If you are considering forklift hire for your material handling requirements, it is important to hire the correct forklift for the job at hand. There are a number of considerations that will help you in ensuring the forklift you hire is the forklift you need.
Technology is constantly advancing for smart forklift trucks that communicate with one other to work together in the most efficient possible way. Research is continuously evolving where engineers are designing intelligent materials handling systems. These research projects are focusing on the design and prototyping of next-generation systems for fleets of autonomous forklifts and materials handling . . .
One of the main principles in every materials handling process is to minimise the amount of “touches” on an item. The less touches that is has, the less time a worker will be on the order meaning a lower cost-per-pick which is of course contributing to a higher totlal throughput. Automation is a key area . . .
Ventilation systems and cleanliness are two things that are imperative to maintain safe working conditions during the pandemic. Checking whether you need to service or adjust ventilation systems, for example, so that they do not automatically reduce ventilation levels due to lower than normal occupancy levels. Most air conditioning systems do not need adjustment, however . . .