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The best racking for your warehouse

May 9, 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 for your Vancouver…

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Top forklift safety violations and how to prevent them

May 9, 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 products…

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Maintaining your forklift

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 us at ARPAC…

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How to increase your warehouse shelving efficiency

November 30, 2017

Making the most out of your warehouse can be a demanding task. There are a number of things to consider when ensuring that you maximize the efficiency of your employees as well as the space available on the warehouse floor. Here at ARPAC, we offer a variety of storage and racking options to help make…

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Charging your batteries: out with the old, in with the new

November 22, 2017

Making the switch from conventional chargers to the new and improved high frequency chargers might seem like a daunting task. You might ask yourself “why should I bother spending more money to make the switch?” Well, the reality is that as technology continues to make progress—so does the efficiency and design of the lift truck…

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6 Questions to ask when buying a used forklift

November 22, 2017

Buying a used forklift can be a great way to save your company a bit of extra cash. But just like purchasing a used car, there are certain details that need to be addressed before you decide to buy. We at ARPAC understand that peace of mind is important when buying a pre-owned forklift. With…

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How is your business’s forklift fleet management in Edmonton, Vancouver or Calgary?

September 7, 2017

Is it something that gets shuffled to the bottom of the pile? Or is it something you prioritise? In truth, if you properly maintain and repair your forklift fleet in Edmonton, Vancouver or Calgary, it will return the favour tenfold! The benefits of top-notch forklift fleet management include fewer repairs, increased safety and longevity, less…

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Forklift operator training is not a luxury!

August 31, 2017

In fact, it’s mandated by law. But forklift operator training also helps create a culture of efficiency and safety in your workplace that will only add to your bottom line down the road. Let’s take a look at what forklift and warehouse equipment operator training in Vancouver can do for your business: Reduced risk of…

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How does your company warehouse “stack up” against the new regulations coming into effect on January 1, 2018?

July 27, 2017

In case you haven’t heard, WorkSafeBC will be implementing a complete set of new guidelines regulating the design, installation, inspection and maintenance of warehouse steel storage racks. This means your warehouse racking and equipment in Vancouver, including your entire pallet racking installation, will come under scrutiny by WorkSafeBC. Let’s take a look at the whys,…

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How the Right Warehouse Equipment in Vancouver Improves Dock Efficiency

July 14, 2017

Dock efficiency is critical for any operation. In order to achieve efficiency, you need to deploy a plan that includes design, the use of the right warehouse equipment and properly trained staff. 4 Essential Tips for Improving Dock Efficiency Regardless of your industry, if your company has a dock, then you must hone in on…

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