When Should You Replace Your Forklift(s)?

When Should You Replace Your Forklift(s)?

When running an efficient operation, it’s important to keep in mind the right time to replace older, less efficient forklifts. This can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and most importantly, save money and maximize your return on investment.. Downtime can decrease profits and ultimately, your bottom line is affected, as costs increase due […]

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Key Questions to Identify the Conveyor System for Your Needs

Key Questions to Identify the Conveyor System for Your Needs

Conveyors are an ideal solution for transporting material (cartons, food items, automotive components, pallets, scrap metal, pills, wood and furniture, and heavy manufactured components) from point A to point B in a warehouse or distribution center. Plain and simple. In order to maximize the efficiency of conveying systems, however, it’s critical that you choose the […]

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Maintain a Productive Warehouse

Maintain a Productive Warehouse

Productivity in the workplace doesn’t happen by accident. The most successful business owners will tell you it takes a team, procedures and the productive daily flow of your operation. Here are five tips from Team KMH to add to your success: Easy Systems Regardless of whether you run a warehouse, shop, or office every business […]

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6 Ways Accumulation Can Benefit your Material Handling Operation

6 Ways Accumulation Can Benefit your Material Handling Operation

Accumulation is becoming increasingly popular in automated solutions. This is primarily because of the numerous applications and benefits it creates in your operation. Zero-pressure accumulation conveyor works by using photoelectric intelligence to allow products to accumulate with—you guessed it—no pressure involved. Packages either rest gently against each other or have a small buffering space in […]

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Cost-Effective Solutions – Rental & Leasing

Cost-Effective Solutions – Rental & Leasing

When you rent instead of buy the savings are significant. Renting lowers maintenance costs, ensures reliable parts and service from us and we offer financing for you as well. Needing to replace or find new equipment can eat up a large portion of your budget. At KMH we offer financing to not only lower your […]

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New Year Profit Methods

New Year Profit Methods

If your organization needs help taking lost revenue back from unseen costs here are 10 strategies you can start to employ today that will provide a payoff. Training Labor is the largest cost in a non-automated warehouse, training with regular discussions, both in terms of improving productivity, reduces errors and damage. Lower Inventory Holding Costs […]

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6 Warehouse New Year’s Resolutions

6 Warehouse New Year’s Resolutions

When you’re thinking about what you’d like to do in 2016, here are 5 resolutions KMH can help you keep and profit from for the whole year. When it comes to your warehouse operation, since you work on it all day, every day, the New Year is a good time to look at improvements you […]

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Safety First

Safety First

With over 145,000 people working in over 7,000 warehouses the potential for hazards is staggering. From the use of unsafe forklifts to inadequate fire safety the fatal injury rate for the warehousing industry is higher than the national average of any other industry. We want to help keep you safe and productive at the same […]

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Maintain and Save: Forklift Care

Maintain and Save: Forklift Care

With winter coming it’s a good time to begin preparing your fleet for the season. Our Service Department is prepared to give you all the help you need to maintain your fleet this year and beyond. We all know a forklift works better when you maintain it, and purchasing new machines may be out of […]

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