ARPAC Blog

How is Your Used Equipment Dealer Sourcing Their Forklifts?

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

So you are in the market for a used forklift, and you found two that are pretty similar, which one should you buy?  Your first thought is likely based on price, and your second is probably based on hours of use, am I close?  Sure these are both things to consider, but as the people at Arpac...

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The Multiple Steps to Acquiring Pallet Racking Permit Applications

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

If you are planning on installing Pallet Racking, or simply adding to your existing pallet rack system, chances are you will need a Tenant Improvement Permit.  Permits are required to ensure you are meeting the current safety standards.  While the permit application process can be daunting, there are companies such as ARPAC that...

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The importance of inspecting your forks and chains on your forklift

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

As a responsible employee, you’re supposed to inspect your forklift each and every time you take it out for your shift. However, there are two parts of the lift that always seem to get neglected: the forks and the chains. The forks and the chains are possibly the two most important parts of the machine. ...

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Five tips for creating the ideal warehouse pallet racking system

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

The warehouse is an essential part of any business. You might have a great product but if your customers don’t receive it on time and in good condition, all your effort will be wasted and you’ll end up losing business. To ensure that your product flow (and therefore cash flow) is as efficient as possible, ...

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Top forklift safety violations and how to prevent them

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Fall protection, hazard communication and scaffolding violations top the OSHA violation list again this past year. Whether you are in the US, Canada or anywhere in the world safety is important especially when working with forklifts. This year ARPAC wants to help your business avoid these safety violations and improve warehouse efficiency with ARPAC’s...

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The best racking for your warehouse

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

When it comes to warehouse productivity, efficiency is everything. The way you store your merchandise is a key factor in determining the workflow of your entire business. So, what different kinds of storage systems are at your disposal? At ARPAC, we offer only the finest solutions in warehouse shelving and pallet racking...

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When to Retire Your Forklift

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

When to Retire Your Forklift?
As soon as you invest in a new forklift, one of your first thoughts is likely going to be about how long the forklift will last before it needs to be retired. At ARPAC, we provide new forklifts and forklift repairs in Edmonton. Our experts also offer complete...

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Maintaining your forklift

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Once you’ve bought your used forklift in Vancouver, Edmonton or Calgary, it’s time to learn how to keep it running as though it were still brand new. Maintaining your forklift is not only done to avoid needless repairs and part replacement, but also to prevent accidents and keep the workplace safe. Let...

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