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Increase warehouse productivity with used forklifts
Running a warehouse is no easy task as its important to keep organized and ensure all logistics are moving in a smooth manner. Luckily IronPlanet has you covered for all your warehouse needs that will help keep your warehouse running efficiently. Our weekly forklift auctions offer the best warehouse lifting & material handling equipment for your storage needs.
Types of warehouse equipment to improve efficiency
Aside from shelving, racks and of course your inventory, you’ll need the right type of warehouse machinery to get things moving in and out of your warehouse.
Having the right forklift and warehouse equipment provides a few but crucial benefits such as faster material handling, organization, and can help increase the handling capacity of your business.
When it comes to offloading or transporting materials in and out of a warehouse or storage facility, you’ll want to ensure that you’ll save time as material handling machines help reduce or eliminate manual labour all together.
Having the necessary machinery improves overall organization by allowing material handlers to stack and store materials in an optimal manner.
Forklifts are the most common type of machinery you’ll find at any storage facility or warehouse. There’s various types of forklifts that are suited for indoor use as well as outdoor uses.
Depending on the type of material you’ll be transporting, you’ll need to ensure your search for a used forklift will meet your lifting capacity needs.
Pallet jacks, or commonly known as pallet trucks are tool used to move wooden pallets. Alternative to forklifts, pallet jacks are used to transport smaller loads for shorter distances as majority of pallet jacks are manual though motorized pallet jacks are available as well.
Container Handling Equipment
Container handling equipment, as the name suggests, are machines that transport and stack containers. These types of equipment are typically found in ports where containers need to be offloaded and geared for transportation.
Some typical machines can include container handlers or reach stackers or gantry cranes.
If you’re looking to take your forklift efficiency to the next level, then you’ll need to accessorize! A forklift has a variety of attachments that will increase its output for various tasks which will let you get the most out of new forklift.
Find the best selection of warehouse equipment at IronPlanet
At IronPlanet, you’ll be sure to find the best warehouse equipment and used forklifts at great prices. You’ll find trusted brands such as Toyota, Mitsubishi, Hyster & much more that you can depend on to get the job done right.
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