NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 14, 2012) —An increased focus on cost reduction is leading many fleet managers to focus on efficiency, utilization, availability and optimization of assets. As new technology enables the collection of information generated at the forklift level, managers are gaining access to meaningful information that is giving them new visibility into operations to answer critical questions.
Two of the commonly asked questions: “How many forklifts do we have? How many do we need?” read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (February 23, 2012) — Interstate Warehousing, one of the top 10 refrigerated warehouse companies in North America, had a challenge on its hands: many of its warehouses were at capacity – except for the top positions in the rack because the majority of its product was too heavy to lift to those heights. Unfortunately, empty top positions were common in narrow-aisle, cold applications as no forklift in the industry had the capacity or capability to reach the necessary height to fill those positions. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 31, 2011) – Peerless Pump wanted to improve visibility for its forklift operators. What the company got was improved visibility for its operators, as well as improved visibility into its entire operation.
Based in Indianapolis, Ind., Peerless Pump Company is one of the largest manufacturers of centrifugal pumps and systems for liquid applications. Formed in 1923, the company specializes in the design, manufacturing and servicing of various types of large built-to-order and engineered-to-order centrifugal pumps for various industries and applications, including municipal, agricultural, industrial and fire protection. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 20, 2010) – When the Cara Donna Provisions Company (Cara Donna) started operations in 1945, the movement of goods was largely represented by the company founder riding the trolley into town to deliver product. Sixty-five years later, the movement of goods may be best illustrated by the Crown Equipment forklifts humming through two warehouses with pallet loads of Italian deli meats, cheeses and related provisions. It’s a carefully orchestrated operation built on speed, precision and productivity – all of which are maintained through a commitment to planned maintenance of the forklifts. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 8, 2010) – As Steelcase, a leading global office furniture manufacturer based in Grand Rapids, Mich., completed integration of several strategic acquisitions within a four-year period, the company found itself with a number of new manufacturing and distribution centers. After a thorough analysis of the new network, Steelcase consolidated a number of its U.S. facilities to streamline operations, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. read more »»