December 2014

Solus Group Introduces New Wastewater Recycling System

By Jennifer Taylor December 30, 2014
In a move to help its customers dispose of forklift battery waste-water more safely and efficiently, Solus Group will now be offering a new waste-water recycling system through its website.
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Understanding OSHA’s Battery Room Ventilation Requirements for Optimal Workplace Safety

By Jennifer Taylor December 29, 2014 No comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s regulations for forklift battery charging and maintenance outline strict requirements that each battery room be equipped with adequate ventilation “to ensure diffusion of the gases from the battery and to prevent the accumulation of an explosive mixture.”

But why?

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Why Robots Will Be Processing Your Amazon Orders This Holiday Season

By Jennifer Taylor December 23, 2014 No comments

To help process the millions of orders it will receive this holiday season, Amazon won't exactly be enlisting the help of Santa's elves.

Instead, the country's largest online retailer plans to expedite order-processing times and get them to customers faster with the help of more than 15,000 small orange robots that look like oversized Roomba vacuums at its 109 warehouses around the country.

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Solus Group Now Offering Simpro Products as Part of New Partnership

By Jennifer Taylor December 23, 2014
Warehouse solutions provider Solus Group will now offer Simpro's line of bin tippers to its catalog and website as part of the two companies' new partnership.
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How an Eyewash Station Could Save Your Vision

By Jennifer Taylor December 22, 2014 No comments

Each year, eye injuries result in astronomical costs for industrial workplaces everywhere. In fact, occupational eye injuries cost an astonishing $934 million annually for employers. This is because an eye injury results in direct costs like lost production time, medical costs and worker compensation as well as various indirect costs.

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Price Increases Expected for Packaging and Shipping Supply Chains This December

By Jennifer Taylor December 17, 2014 No comments

In any given year, December is undoubtedly the most important month for packaging and shipping supply chains.

This year, however, December might be even more important than usual, as experts predict that prices for packaging and shipping supply chains will rise at an unusually fast rate.

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Importance of Ventilation During Colder Months for Improved Air Quality

By Jennifer Taylor December 12, 2014 No comments

The temperature outside keeps getting colder -- so it seems like a logical idea to keep the warm air in and the cold air out by closing off any ventilation, especially when warehouses contain so much air that needs to be heated.

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Snow Storm Power Outages

By Jennifer Taylor December 3, 2014 No comments

With the start of winter just weeks away, many areas of the country are already beginning to see snowfall. To make sure your warehouse is prepared for the worst winter weather, it's important to take action now while the weather is still relatively mild for much of the country.

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Solus Group Introduces New Product, the Parallel Reel Payout

By Jennifer Taylor December 2, 2014
As part of its continuing partnership with Battery Handling Systems (BHS), Solus Group will now be selling BHS' Parallel Reel Payout as part of its comprehensive offering of warehouse equipment.
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