January 2018

Protecting Forklift Battery Chargers from Lift Truck Traffic

By Jennifer Taylor January 29, 2018

Warehouse managers strive for speed and efficiency when changing and charging forklift batteries, but productivity improvements should always start with protecting forklift battery chargers themselves. Remember that the prevention of forklift collisions does more than protect workers — it also protects expensive equipment. High traffic in and around battery rooms puts chargers at a greater risk for collisions, which can be dangerous and costly.

Posted in: Blog

The Food Safety Modernization Act and Wood Pallets

By Jennifer Taylor January 22, 2018

Shippers, receivers, loaders, and carriers who transport food are still coming to grips with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). President Obama signed the bill in 2011, and since then, the FDA has added a number of rules specifying measures that those involved in food transportation must follow.

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Ergonomics in the Entertainment and Hospitality Industries

By Jennifer Taylor January 15, 2018

Staff in the entertainment and hospitality industry strive to keep their hustle and bustle behind the scenes, which can lead to sacrifices in ergonomics. They want patrons to enjoy an event or a vacation with no stress or worries. But all that hard work adds up, and without ergonomic habits and equipment, it could leave employees taking sick days or injury time at disproportionately high rates.

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Solus Group Joins U.S. Composting Council

By Jennifer Taylor January 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 - St. Louis, MO — Solus Group, a leading online provider of warehouse equipment and battery handling solutions, has joined the US Composting Council (USCC). Solus will staff a booth at the organization's annual conference, Compost 2018, exhibiting how Bin Tippers make composting safer and easier.

Posted in: News

Better Grape Handling for the Wine Industry with Forward Bin Tippers

By Jennifer Taylor January 8, 2018

Vintners have been making wine for thousands of years, but their processes keep improving due to advances in technology. Two of the most helpful advances have been harvest bins and Forward Bin Tippers, which allow vineyards and wineries to transport large volumes of fruit with less manual handling.

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