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.
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Crown has been providing forklift connectivity and fleet management solutions since 2005. During that time, we have worked closely with our customers to help them integrate forklift fleet management into their businesses. Through that process we‘ve learned valuable lessons about technology adoption in material handling.
This white paper series captures those lessons to help accelerate forklift fleet management adoption and prepare the industry for more complex technology initiatives.
Part One: Five Goals the Connected Warehouse Can Help You Achieve (PDF)
Part Three: Four Keys to Unlocking Value from Forklift Connectivity (PDF)