How collaboration can create new trolley designs

A study in a Hong Kong private hospital is a prime example of how collaboration can lead to new innovative manual handling trolley (more…)

Running a profitable clothes store from a shipping container

Many clothing retailers are struggling and are looking for ways to cut down on their outgoings. One of these is opening in shipping containers to (more…)

Light and voice picking reduces picking and packing times

The warehouses of the future may have no human workers, with robots instead picking, packing and delivering goods. For most small to medium sized warehouses, this will not happen soon, but there is technology available now that can (more…)

The value of manual handling training

Manual handling can cause injury and accidents. To reduce accident risk and to comply with safety regulations some companies hire expert manual handling trainers. (more…)

Manufacturing and warehouse systems join

Traditionally manufacturing and warehouses are separate with distinct management systems used to administer them. This is changing (more…)

How are bespoke garment rails produced?

Garments come in all shapes and sizes, from small T-shirts, suits, and skirts to bulky wedding dresses. Garment manufacturers and garment sellers need a variety of garment rails to hang their garments. There are (more…)

Material handling equipment market projected to grow by 5% CAGR

A new market study report has predicted that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of the material handling market will be 5.5% for the period 2018 to 2024. In the USA, by 2024, the material handling equipment market is (more…)

Where can I find custom warehouse equipment?

There are many warehouse equipment products available. Picking trolleys, packing tables, storage racks and storage rails can be purchased from many sources. Sometimes, a business cannot find equipment that matches the exact specifications it needs for (more…)

Do I need a heavy duty trolley?

People can carry things without any equipment, but the human body is not very efficient in carrying multiple heavy objects. This is why trolleys were invented.

The first widespread use (more…)

HSE expresses concern at number of manual handling injuries

According to the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive, manual handling accounts for a third of work-related musculoskeletal injuries. They have issued detailed guidance on how manual handling risks can be (more…)

How are heavy duty trolleys made?

Heavy duty trolleys enable goods to be moved easily by one person.

The first widespread use of (more…)