Henningsen Cold Storage is one of the largest public refrigerated warehouse companies in the U.S. Its refrigerated logistics consists of a national warehouse network totaling more than 53 million cubic feet of multi-temperature controlled storage (-20 to +60°F). In the past, Henningsen had trouble finding pallet jacks that were robust enough to hold up in a refrigerated application and were easy on the operators. Rider pallet forklifts are used for low-level order picking, as well as loading and unloading trailers on the dock in their operation. Operator fatigue was apparent over the course of a shift due to the constant maneuvering of extended fork pallet trucks in tight spaces. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (January 11, 2017) – Live to Play Sports, Canada’s largest and most experienced distributor of premium bicycles, parts and accessories, needed help to capitalize on the narrow aisle design of its new warehouse. Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, helped Live to Play improve operator confidence, stability and productivity for lifting and picking large and heavy loads in narrow aisles. read more »»
While it’s true that you need the right trucks for an efficient operation, you also need the right warehouse design. Every aspect must work together to achieve maximum levels of productivity, safety and overall efficiency. read more »»
No material handling manager wants to hear “the forklift is down.” Downtime means lost production time, unexpected service and repair costs, and a solid bite out of the bottom line. And when most people think forklift they envision counterbalance forklifts. This white paper explores the hidden costs associated with counterbalance forklift ownership to arm purchasers with the information they need to develop their own cost of ownership calculation.
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 17, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has introduced a transceiver strap wireless remote for its QuickPick® Remote order picking system, which provides warehouse and distribution managers an additional wearable option for their operators. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 7, 2015) – When Peri & Sons Farms, one of the largest onion-to-seed companies in the world, searched for ways to increase uptime of its forklift fleet, it sought assistance from Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies. The result of the effort came in the form of 127 hours of additional fleet uptime every week.