Safety Guide for Loading Dollies and Hand Trucks

Safety Guide for Loading Dollies and Hand Trucks

November 23, 2017

Improved efficiency and speed is worthless if the material-handling equipment doesn’t ensure the safety of the people and materials involved. Anywhere you are utilizing material handling equipment, whether it’s in a warehouse, factory or manufacturing area, safety needs to be the top priority. Knowing what you will be moving when choosing your material-handling equipment can…

5 Surprising Facts About Material Handling Equipment

5 Surprising Facts About Material Handling Equipment

September 2, 2017

You may feel like there is nothing surprising about material handling equipment. After all, the function is right there on the label – it’s equipment that handles material! However, ‘material handling equipment’ is as broad a label as ‘sports’, and of course in the realm of sports, baseball is a very different pastime to ice…

Morse Tilt-To-Load Drum Tumblers: A Douglas Review

June 21, 2017

Morse is often looked at as specialists in the drum-handling equipment industry, and among their many excellent products are tilt-to-load drum tumblers, of which Morse (and consequently, our team here at Douglas Equipment) is able to supply many different models. Here we’ll take a look at the benefits that a Morse Tilt-To-Load Drum Tumbler can…

CP3 Pallet Trucks: Tips on Improving Freight Companies Processes

June 8, 2017

You’re probably very aware of the need for CP3 Pallet Trucks within your freight company’s processes. These handy items are made by Wesco Industrial Products and are the ideal way of moving pallets from one location to another. It’s certainly more efficient than unloading the pallet and then transporting the items individually by hand. Maximum…

What Are Material Handling Equipment Systems?

June 6, 2017

To give an almost ‘dictionary definition’, material-handling equipment are items of machinery or other mechanical devices – powered or non-powered – that are used for the movement and storage of materials through a company’s manufacturing or delivery processes. An equipment system for material-handling will usually contain a number of different units. Some of these items…

5 Reasons Ergonomic Caster Wheels Make Loads Easier to Move

Efficiency Increases in Purchasing Wholesale Material Handling Equipment

May 28, 2017

You can give yourself a firm pat on the back if your distribution or production facility is working at peak capacity. You can stop reading now! However, very, very few companies are able to confidently claim that their production floor is working absolutely flawlessly with absolutely no room for improvement. No matter how well you…

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…

3 Dual Wheel Casters for Better Maneuverability

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…

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…