Top Drum Handling Equipment Distributors in Miami, FL

Top Drum Handling Equipment Distributors in Miami, FL

November 13, 2017

When it comes to transporting any type of equipment around a factory or warehouse, drums may very well be the most challenging and awkward type of item to move—especially when it contains hazardous substances. Your employees need to be extremely careful when handling drums mainly for safety purposes. We would be remiss if we didn’t…

How to Order Custom Casters in Bulk from Douglas Equipment

November 11, 2017

No matter the item you purchase – whether it be a custom caster or the latest technical gadget – it must have originated from somewhere. Of course, the start of any product’s life cycle is the manufacturer, and the ‘end’ is the consumer, but there are a lot of stages along the way as the…

Caster Brake Options for Heavy Duty Applications

Caster Brake Options for Heavy Duty Applications

November 10, 2017

Casters are great to add to a cart to make it move smoothly and easily, but what about when you stop and want the cart to stay in place, especially when you’re transporting heavy-duty applications? In instances like this, you will need brakes to hold the wheels, but what types of brakes are best suited…

How Light Duty Casters Can Be Used on Furniture

November 2, 2017

Though casters are typically associated with large-scale commercial usage and mobility, they’re actually a great way to make typical office furniture or home decor items more portable. This is made possible by smaller, light duty casters that can be attached to existing furniture in a number of ways. You have the option of using either…

Choosing the Right Type of Tread for your Caster Wheels

October 26, 2017

  Many businesses and warehouse managers might not be aware that you can select a certain kind of tread for your casters. This is something you especially want to look into when it comes to increasing the efficiency of your business operation. Every little improvement counts!   Wearing the Wrong Shoe for the Job Imagine…

Baron Spherical Casters by Shepherd

October 23, 2017

The caster. It’s typically the unsung hero often overlooked, yet an extremely vital accessory to any business operation throughout any industry. We very often take for granted the convenience provided by the small, forgettable wheels and casters. They’re always with us, found on the bottom of many pieces of furniture and equipment that we don’t…

CP3 Pallet Truck: A Douglas Equipment Review

A Step-by-Step Guide to Purchasing Wesco CP3 Pallet Jack

Eventually, the time will come when you need to add a new pallet truck to your established fleet of pallet trucks and jacks. When you decide you need to replace a broken truck or to enhance the capacity of your fleet, there are plenty of important factors you need to consider. We’re hoping that by…

5 Surprising Facts About Material Handling Equipment

The Material-Handling and Caster Manufacturers of Douglas Equipment

October 20, 2017

Here at Douglas Equipment, we are always quick to tell you about all the many excellent manufacturers whose products we can supply our customers with. Here are some of the top material-handling and caster manufacturers that we work with on a daily basis: Material-Handling Equipment Manufacturers Morse Established in 1923 and based in East Syracuse,…

3 Common Mistakes People Make When Ordering Shepherd Casters

3 Common Mistakes People Make When Ordering Shepherd Casters

October 15, 2017

You may think it is impossible to make a mistake when you order casters. After all, a caster is a caster is a caster, right? Wrong! There’s your first mistake. Casters come in all shapes, sizes and configurations, and the most common error people make when ordering casters is that they don’t fully understand all…

Morse Drum Handling Equipment: A Douglas Equipment Review

Morse Drum Handling Equipment: A Douglas Equipment Review

October 10, 2017

When it comes to drum handling equipment, the long-established US-based company Morse is regarded as one of the best in the business. If you have a production facility that uses drums, then you can maximize your efficiency and increase your profitability by investing in Morse drum handling equipment. There are plenty of types of drum…