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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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Western Canada’s Leader in Air and Hydraulic Levelers, Door Seals, and Shelters

February 3, 2020

At ARPAC, we are more than just warehouse equipment. In fact, we are the leader in providing loading docks the equipment they need to optimize their logistics operation. After all, the loading dock is your business’s lifeline, and when you have issues, that can impact productivity and your entire business suffers. Your shipping and receiving…

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Warehouse Storage Systems: Comparing First-In, Last-Out and First-In, First-Out

February 21, 2019

First-in, last-out (FILO) and first-in, first-out (FIFO) are two methods of moving inventory through a warehouse. Both have different benefits depending on your unique storage needs. At ARPAC, we provide warehouse racking in Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton that can be used for either system. Here is a basic overview of the two types of systems to help…

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The Importance of Having a Warranty on Your Warehouse Equipment

February 21, 2019

Efficient and effective warehouse operations are crucial for making sure your products find their way into the hands of customers, and the way to optimize warehouse operation is with the right equipment. At ARPAC, we provide warehouse equipment in Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary, including forklifts, pallet racking, and dock equipment. We also offer warranties on our equipment for clients who…

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The Multiple Steps to Acquiring Pallet Racking Permit Applications

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 are set…

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How is Your Used Equipment Dealer Sourcing Their Forklifts?

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…

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The importance of inspecting your forks and chains on your forklift

May 9, 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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