Great Lakes Foods is a wholesale grocery distributor serving Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan. Its 300,000 square foot warehouse delivers dry, refrigerated and frozen goods to up to 70 grocery stores daily. It uses lift trucks in every phase of its operations, including PE Series double and single pallet trucks and RR Series reach trucks in its warehouse, as well as WP Series pallet jacks on each delivery truck for drivers to utilize on deliveries. Much of the company’s business depends on reliable lift trucks to move groceries, and getting dependable machines quickly as its business needs change is imperative to its operations.
The financial appeal of adding used lift trucks to your fleet is obvious, but what about the potential risks? Unknown service histories and superficial restorations can easily turn into downtime and workflow interruptions, which can quickly eliminate what appeared to be initial savings. But not with Crown Encore electric lift trucks. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 1, 2018) – Food Logistics has recognized Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, for its sustainability efforts within the food and beverage industry for the second year in a row. The recipients of the Top Green Provider award are chosen annually by Food Logistics’ editorial staff and advisory board. read more »»
Founded in 2001, Universal Pure provides high pressure processing and cold storage solutions for food and beverage manufacturers and other grocery and retail customers across the United States. At its busy Lincoln, NE facility, Universal Pure is responsible for 47,000 chilled and frozen pallet positions totaling more than 670,000 square feet of warehouse space. read more »»
“We need to add to our fleet—can an Encore electric forklift handle our work environment?” read more »»
Purchasing used forklifts with uncertain histories comes with unknowns, but Crown’s Encore® Renewed Lift Trucks take the mystery out of remanufactured trucks. Every Encore truck is remanufactured to exacting standards and backed by the same one-year factory warranty as new Crown trucks. read more »»
Going green has become a pretty common catchphrase, generating thoughts of recycling, switching to energy efficient light bulbs, saving water or even buying that fancy new “smart” thermostat to control the comfort of your home. While activities like these are usually the ones that are top of mind when thinking about sustainability, there are countless other components in the supply chain that can make a positive impact. For example, think about forklifts, they have likely moved everything around us. Because of their widespread influence, they are a vital link in the ever-evolving global supply chain and the global mission to conserve our planet and all of its resources. read more »»