Category Archives: Material Handling

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Work with your providers to keep utilities down

Building managers know about the cost benefits that come with being energy efficient. However, it’s not necessarily their own staff that will be moving around utility carts to make the adjustments; you may need professionals from the provider. According to … Continue reading

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Stay on top of building maintenance

Keeping up with building maintenance can help manage costs in the long run, and smart building managers will have a crew frequently surveying the structure with utility carts to see if there is anything that raises alarms. Even when trying … Continue reading

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Be transparent when it comes to inventory

Keeping up with demand is one of the many challenges that retail managers face when trying to get market share. It falls upon managers to stay on top of the kind of inventory that moves on hand trucks from the … Continue reading

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The electricity industry could see some changes

Economic trends can impact the utility industry in ways consumers may not realize. Building managers may have workers come in with utility carts to make adjustments on their electrical utilities, as the sector is predicted to experience some changes in … Continue reading

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Utilities see a big spike in December

Have you found there’s been greater need for utility carts to help get your systems ready for winter? If so, you’re not alone. With winter in full swing, all across the country people are using utilities at a record pace. … Continue reading

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New supply chain trends require adaptation

Now more than ever, a smooth running supply chain is critical to a business’s success. With so many ways of purchasing, channels that materials run through and shifting aspects of how business is conducted, managers need to have a pulse … Continue reading

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Gear up for winter weather with regular car maintenance

Winter means maintenance for a lot of things. Ranging from automobiles to machinery to buildings, the harsh winter weather can be quite treacherous at times. Repair shop workers are no doubt filling their utility carts with auto parts as people … Continue reading

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Utility trends put customers in control

Utilities can add up in expenses quickly, and smart building managers understand the importance of having their maintenance crews move their utility carts around the facility seeing where they can make improvements. A growing trend in the industry is for … Continue reading

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Certifications can help get manufacturers the workers they need

Hiring talent in the manufacturing industry has been a challenge that has plagued managers for years. While previous trends appeared to show less job opportunities, what many hiring managers were finding is that there were not enough skilled workers to … Continue reading

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Preventative maintenance can be key in cost savings

How often are you sending around your maintenance crews with their utility carts filled with equipment ready to fix any problems they might find? While many building managers may think everything is in working order until there is a specific … Continue reading

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