Creating a lean culture often involves looking into your organization’s internal functions through your customers’ eyes. A lean culture will not only keep your customers happy and coming back for business, but it will also create sustainability, which is a recipe for success. Here are some reasons why creating a lean culture is essential for sustainability:

  • The Customer Is Everyone’s Business - It should not surprise you that creating a lean culture is all about making the customer everyone’s business. In fact, the customer is the very reason why your... Read More

Companies strive to leverage their supply chain to stay ahead of the competition and gain additional market share. Today, more and more companies demonstrate that supply chain excellence represents an element of their overall business strategy. Within this context, increasing value to customers becomes everyone’s business, not just the management’s.

 Supply chain potential is not being fully exploited for a variety of reasons, including a weak supply chain strategy formulation, inefficiencies in daily operations and processes, inappropriate balance or ... Read More

Conventionally, ergonomics applies information about human abilities, behavior, and limitations to the design of tools, machines,  tasks, jobs, and environments for safe, productive, effective, and comfortable human use. There are certain factors that play a role in ergonomics, including posture and movement and environmental factors, such as temperature, humidity, lighting, and noise.

The goal of ergonomics is to provide maximum productivity with minimal cost; in this context cost is expressed as the phy... Read More

Safety and productivity are some of the considerations that you can’t afford to ignore when your business involves working with dock lifts. Dock lifts can increase the safety of your employees while also increasing the efficiency of your processes and make truck loading easier. They deliver precise positioning of products of almost any weight, with a wide range of platform sizes and vertical travel heights to choose from. One of the most important decisions that you will have to make when choosing a dock lift for your facility is whether or not you... Read More

mechanical lift safetyHydraulic lift safety is crucial in the activity of any organization whose operations involve the frequent use of such specialized and efficient equipment. Your employees and lifting machines must work together in harmony, complementing each other and enhancing each other’s work. That is why mechanical lift manufacturers emphasize the importance of proper installation f... Read More

fork truck maintenance liftNo matter how hard you look, there is no substitute for good forklift maintenance. Forklifts require regular service in order to perform at optimum levels. In addition, maintenance is essential when it comes to identifying and resolving minor problems that can affect productivity in the long term. In the end, forklift maintenance is very important for prolonging a forklift’... Read More

edge of dock levellersThe ultimate role of edge of dock levelers is to make your business more efficient, which can only be achieved through reliable operation resulting in maximum return on investment. There are essentially two types of edge of dock levelers, hydraulic and mechanical, both of which are time and cost effective solutions. Here are a few details on how hydraulic and mechanical edge of dock levelers can h... Read More

custom dock liftCustom lifts can be designed for use in a full set of specific applications. Many customers choose to customize their lifts in order to increase employee safety. It is a very efficient practice and works very well whether it involves custom portable lifts, custom highlifts, or any other form of
Loading docks are usually a busy hub within a company and could have several health and safety risks associated to them. There are several ways to mitigate some of these risk and create a safer work environment at your loading dock. Below are 3 ways to increase the safety at the Loading Dock area. 1. Installing vehicle restraint safety systems improves communication between the dock attendant and the truck driver. This also prevents unscheduled vehicle departures. 2. Winterize your dock a... Read More