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The importance of working with a COR®- certified company

April 21, 2023

Not only are forklifts, pallet jacks, and utility vehicles critical to your operations, they can also be dangerous to operate if the operator is not properly trained, or if your warehouse isn’t properly designed. When choosing a material handling company, be sure it holds a Certificate of Recognition (COR®). Here’s why it’s essential to work…

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4 advantages of loading dock seals and shelters

March 4, 2023

Your loading dock doors are busy places. Therefore, you must do everything possible to ensure they operate safely and efficiently. Loading dock seals and shelters are vital components of your dock bay doors. Here’s more on what they do and their benefits. Loading dock seals vs loading dock shelters First, it’s essential to differentiate between…

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5 top warehouse order picking methods

February 4, 2023

Warehouse order picking methods impact your business’s efficiency and profitability. In fact, order picking and fulfillment often accounts for more than half of the costs associated with warehouses and distribution centers. Therefore, you need to choose the best order picking method for your warehouse. Here are some options. What’s warehouse order picking? Warehouse order picking…

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Arpac is a Rousseau Metal distributor

July 6, 2022

Arpac Storage Systems is a Rousseau Metal specialist distributor. Rousseau Metal Inc. has been designing and manufacturing high-quality products for 70 years in Canada.   Over the years they have become known as a leader in storage solutions. The quality, durability and reliability of their products have earned them a reputation as being among the…

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Arpac now offers Automated Storage Systems from MODULA

May 26, 2022

Arpac Storage Systems is proud to announce being awarded a MODULA dealership for BC and Alberta. MODULA is a leading manufacturer of Automated Storage Solutions, designed to optimize space and improve picking and storage operations for any industrial sector or environment. MODULA offers Vertical Lift Modules, Horizontal Carousels, Warehouse Software Solutions and Warehouse Order Picking…

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4 tips for safely charging an electric forklift battery

February 1, 2022

Forklift batteries must be charged correctly to maximize their performance. Here are four tips for charging your forklift battery to ensure you get the most out of your investment. 1. Charge the battery when it reaches 20 percent You should avoid letting your forklift battery die before charging it. Typically, it’s best to recharge your…

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5 Benefits of Electric Forklifts

October 25, 2021

Although gas, propane and diesel-powered forklifts continue to dominate the market, electric forklifts are steadily gaining in popularity. In the past, electric forklifts were deemed inefficient and impractical. However, advanced technology performance has changed all that. Here are five advantages that electric forklifts have over traditional models. They’re low maintenance. Electric forklifts have fewer moving…

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Used Electric Lift Trucks, The Good, and The Bad

September 8, 2021

In this world of rapidly changing technology, it is getting harder and harder to know what to look for in a new electric lift truck let alone a used one. There are so many things to consider yet most people only focus on the up-front cost. Here is a quick run thru on things you…

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Selecting the best pallet storage system for your warehouse

May 19, 2021

Every warehouse operation has unique storage needs. These are dictated by the inventory management system the company employs, the types of products being stored, the size of the warehouse and numerous other factors. In this article, we describe the three most common pallet storage systems to help you determine which is most suited to your…

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5 benefits of renting your forklifts

May 19, 2021

Whether you have a modest operation or a large, bustling warehouse, you should consider whether it’s more economical to rent rather than own your forklift fleet. Here are five potential benefits of opting for a rental program.   Respond to seasonal changes in demand If your business sees increased or decreased demand depending on the…

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