The Best Heavy Duty Casters to Purchase for Warehouses

5 Questions a Purchasing Manager Needs to Ask Before Buying Casters

May 25, 2017

You may be of the opinion that buying casters is relatively straightforward. It’s just like buying items off the shelf, right? Well, it’s kind of like that if you’re just making a one time purchase, but for businesses that use a great deal of casters on an on-going basis, one-time purchasing is not really an…

Top 3 Heavy Duty Material Handling Equipment with Wheels

The #1 Question to Ask Your Wesco Material Handling Distributor

May 20, 2017

If you maintain a warehouse or material production facility, then you’ve almost certainly heard of Wesco. Wesco is one of the leading electrical, industrial and logistic service providers in the United States – and indeed the world. They operate in seventeen countries, and have been in business since 1922. The team at Douglas Equipment is…

5 Things About Material-Handling Equipment You May Not Have Known

May 15, 2017

Most manufacturing industries, including sectors which produce material-handling equipment, struggled through the recession, but for most sectors, their company’s performance has been improving year after year, and since 2010 in particular. Each year since the country began to recover from the financial crisis of 2008, revenues have typically grown at a steady pace. The main…

Benefits of Purchasing Morse Drum Rollers in Bulk

May 11, 2017

The task of rolling drums can be a dangerous process if undertaken manually. It is a process that’s much safer if handled automatically. So it’s of benefit to purchase an automated drum roller. Importance of Properly Mixing Drum Contents It’s necessary to roll drums in order to mix their contents. During transportation, it’s unlikely that…

What are Semi-Pneumatic Casters and Why Do Shipping Yards Use Them?

Signs You’re Buying Quality Wholesale Casters from a Reputable Source

May 10, 2017

Retail has really taken off over the past 30 years or so. No longer are you limited to a couple of local outlets. There are now probably a dozen outlets where you could purchase your item within driving range, plus there’s the hundreds – if not thousands – of outlets that are available online. Having…

MRI Conditional Casters: A Douglas Equipment Review

How to Purchase Colson Casters in Bulk from Douglas Equipment

May 5, 2017

Like any business, here at Douglas Equipment we’re only successful if our customers are successful.  If we sell poor quality casters and material handling equipment, then our success in business is guaranteed – i.e. there will be none of it! So, we strive to provide the highest level of service for our customers at all…

Heavy-Duty Material-Handling Carts The Best Tool for Your Carrying Needs

Horrible Mistakes You Can Avoid With a CP3 Pallet Jack

May 1, 2017

At Douglas Equipment, we are always proud to champion the items made by Wesco. They are one of the country’s leading suppliers of all types of material handling equipment, and have been since 1922. As a company, Wesco has over 500 branches all over the world, serving in excess of 80 thousand customers and generating…

Threaded Stem Casters vs Top Plate Model Casters

April 27, 2017

There are many important decisions you will need to make when deciding which type of caster to choose that’s ideal for your specific application. For versatile, heavy-duty applications it is likely your choice may come down to threaded stem casters, or top plate model casters. So, what are the characteristics of each, and the differences…

Colson 8 Series Enforcer: A Douglas Review

April 24, 2017

Douglas Equipment has been in business since 1955. That’s more than 60 years, which is impressive – and what’s even more impressive is that one of our suppliers, the Colson Caster Corporation, has been in business more than twice as long as we have! They began in 1885, and are now one of the world’s…

Heavy-Duty Material Handling Carts: Best Prices Online

April 20, 2017

  At Douglas Equipment, with our experience helping hundreds of thousands of customers during our more than 60 years in business, we’ve learned to ask a few questions about each customer’s goals when they’re looking for material handling equipment. This helps us to quickly identify the best item for their needs. For Instance… A customer…