PEER Bearing is a manufacturer of bearings for many industries, with a North American headquarters and global distribution center located in Waukegan, IL. In this facility, they receive approximately 100 pallets of material each day from their manufacturing facilities around the world while also processing a variety of outbound orders ranging from single packages to full pallets. read more »»
In the Chicago Tribune’s Freedom Center facility, located in Chicago, IL, the company prints, inserts and distributes over 40 different titles. Its fleet includes SC Series and C-5 Series sit-down counterbalance forklifts and PE Series pallet trucks. Management was looking for a better way to capture vital information regarding lift truck utilization and impacts and turned to Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, for a fleet management solution. read more »»
Kane Is Able (KANE), headquartered in Scranton, PA, is a national, third party logistics (3PL) company that helps manufacturers and their retail partners efficiently and effectively distribute goods throughout the United States. Since its founding in 1930, the company has grown to include a network of 25 warehousing and cross dock facilities totaling over 8 million square feet, along with a transportation team that services Maine to Virginia. read more »»
“We need to add to our fleet—can an Encore electric forklift handle our work environment?” read more »»
With recent advances in lithium-ion technology, lift truck fleet managers have more power source options than ever. As lithium-ion batteries gain attention as an alternative to lead-acid batteries, it is important to consider the potential trade-offs involved for different applications.
SaltWorks is a vertically integrated company that has grown from a home-based business to become the largest gourmet sea salt company in the world. The company imports salt from 25 different countries to produce over 110 varieties that it redistributes globally. read more »»
Menasha is a provider of primary and secondary packaging services for large consumer product goods companies. The company turned to Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, to help them increase productivity and better utilize their warehouse capacity. read more »»
Athletes buy shoes tailored to their specific sport and although they may look the same, each type of shoe is designed for a different application, with characteristics that will help maximize the athlete’s performance. Race cars use different tires at different tracks and choosing the wrong one can have devastating consequences. The same goes for wheels on lift trucks. Each truck that performs a specific job needs a wheel tailored to fit the specific application. And, you might be surprised to learn that wheels are also among the most frequently replaced parts on a lift truck. read more »»