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Choosing a Used Forklift Dealer

July 2, 2020

Material handling companies often have to change or replace their storage systems, equipment and utility vehicles before these things reach the end of their service life. This can happen because the company is expanding, moving, changing its focus or closing. Consequently, there’s a lot of choice when it comes to buying used equipment. However, choosing…

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Eight Pallet Racking Mistakes to Avoid

July 2, 2020

An optimized pallet racking system is crucial to the efficiency of your warehouse. Here are eight common mistakes you need to avoid. Poor design Working with your supplier to design the right solution for your needs is key. The wrong design can tank your efficiency and having to rework the whole layout will cost you…

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Your Material Handling Equipment Guide

July 2, 2020

One of the keys to ensuring your business grows steadily is to equip your warehouse with everything it needs. If you have the proper equipment, your team will be able to work faster without putting their safety or your merchandise at risk. Here’s what you need to know about outfitting a new warehouse. Storage Choosing…

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Storage Design: The Importance of Layout

February 20, 2020

Design is one of the most important considerations when installing new racking or updating the storage system in your warehouse. Load capacity and compatibility with your existing equipment are crucial but taking time to consider the layout and design can make the difference between having an inefficient labour-intensive operation or an optimized one. Here’s what…

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Top 10 Pallet Racking Mistakes to Avoid

February 20, 2020

An optimized pallet racking system is crucial to the efficiency of your warehouse. Here are ten common mistakes you need to avoid.     Ignoring Regulations Going at it alone to avoid the cost of Design, Engineering and Permits could be the costliest mistake you ever make.  Should a serious accident, a fire, or a…

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Partner with ARPAC to Minimize Downtime with Your Forklifts

February 3, 2020

As a busy logistics company or warehouse, you cannot risk having your forklifts, order picking machines, and heavy equipment breakdown. When your warehouse equipment is down, every minute that goes by is money wasted. Then there’s the hit to your business reputation when customers fail to receive their deliveries on time! Companies in Vancouver, Edmonton…

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ARPAC Earns Six Consumer Choice Awards

February 3, 2020

Regardless of industry, your customers’ opinion is everything. At ARPAC, we strive to make sure businesses throughout BC and Alberta have a local provider who they can trust with their warehouse material handling requirements.  Whether for acquisitions, repairs, rentals, maintenance for warehouse forklifts, or storage systems and logistics equipment, our team is proud that our…

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ARPAC Offers Exciting Career Lift Opportunities

February 3, 2020

Do you want to give your career a lift?  ARPAC is Western Canada’s leading provider of material handling equipment and industrial storage solutions for over 40 years and we are looking for you! Our expanding company has over 200 employees at our locations in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. Working with the team at ARPAC means…

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Guide to Buying Forklift Parts

February 3, 2020

Most forklift parts will eventually need to be replaced, some sooner than others. When you’re in the market for replacement forklift parts, you want to make sure you choose the right ones. ARPAC provides  forklift parts,  forklift repairs, forklift sales & leasing in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver, and if your forklift is down, Arpac Rentals…

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4 Essential Warehouse Vehicles that Aren’t Forklifts

February 3, 2020

Forklifts are common sight in the material handling industry, and many warehouses couldn’t function without them. However, there are other vehicles that could drastically increase your company’s efficiency. Here are four you may want to consider purchasing. Aerial lifts. Investing in an aerial lift like the Crown Wave is a good way to ensure maintenance…

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