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Tried, tested and now trusted by Food Industry: OneCharge Li-ion Batteries became the power solution of choice for a leading dairy producer

One of the leading US dairy producers made the switch to OneCharge Lithium-Ion batteries to ensure uninterrupted multishift warehouse forklift fleet operations in temperatures ranging from -30 to 70F. “We ran the numbers and never bought a lift truck without a Li-ion battery after that!”. Warehouse Manager. Executive Summary The Company featured here is one of the country’s largest branded food and beverage companies with 13...

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Hyster makes list of 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for work with New Belgium Brewing Company

Hyster Company has earned a spot on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive annual list of 100 top supply chain projects, for helping to increase the efficiency of New Belgium Brewing Company’s keg line operations. “Based on the size of our lines and the smaller footprint of our brewery, we needed forklifts that were easy to maneuver in small, tight spaces,” says Phillip Pollick, Packing Manager, and Beer Traffic Controller,...

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3PL-provider Romark Logistics automates inventory counts with drones

The biggest impact of the ongoing pandemic, by far, has been the disruption in supply chains – from farm to fork, and from shop floors to shop fronts. This public health crisis has highlighted the need for resilient supply chains, powered by digital transformation. Warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) are an integral part of the move towards intelligent automation. It is a trend that will accelerate, as the world responds...

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Signaling Technology is critically important to maintaining safety in Crane Hoist Applications

Audible and visible signals reduce risk of dangerous, costly accidents There are significant dangers to technicians, operators, and other workers on the floor in settings employing crane hoists, and so it is imperative that everyone on the floor knows that a crane and its load are nearby. Audible and visible signals help to protect from these dangers, notifying those underneath or near a moving load so that they can take necessary...

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AGVs and Li-ion Batteries. A match made in Heaven

Automation brings unprecedented opportunities for the warehouses to improve operating efficiency and reduce costs. Among other innovations, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are getting momentum. An automated guided vehicle (AGV) system is a computer-controlled, wheel-based load carrier (normally battery powered) that runs on the plant or warehouse floor (or if outdoors on a paved area) without the need for an onboard operator or...

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BEUMER Group: Technical Report: The start-up company Codept is developing a productive logistic platform

BEUMER Group supports the start-up company Codept in developing a productive logistic platform BEUMER Group has declared digitization a top priority in order to maximize customer satisfaction while remaining competitive. How can this be achieved? The system supplier relies on the support of start-up companies to bring digital projects into the group. Felix Ostwald and Jonas Grunwald with their company Codept GmbH belong to the...

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Lithium battery price: Good investment?

Purchasing a forklift battery is an important investment. The question for many companies, however, is whether their choice is a good investment. The average cost of a lithium-ion battery is between $3,000 and $20,000, depending on battery size. This price tag can be up to twice as much as the average purchase price of a lead-acid battery. However, when you factor in the long-term costs, a lithium-ion battery is less expensive than a...

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