Tag Archives: materials handling

Sustainability in materials handling

Sustainability in materials handling by Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems

Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, highlights some of the important factors for procuring environmentally considerate materials handling equipment. Products of any kind generally have a range of potential impacts on the environment and on human health. This can include ecosystem damage through overexploitation; pollution of soil, air …

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5 factors affecting materials handling in the chemical supply chain

Mark Nailer - Hyster Europe

Many external factors affecting materials handling operations in the chemical supply chain are not immediately obvious. Mark Nailer, Industry Manager for Hyster Europe discusses some of the unexpected, but very important, industry trends that chemical handling applications should consider. Businesses are utilising materials handling equipment at many different stages of …

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Improving holistic wellbeing pays dividends

Injuries arising from poor manual handling costs the UK economy millions each year

‘You can’t be a safe worker if you’re not a healthy worker’. According to Graham Sharp, Managing Director of materials handling specialist, Stanley Handling, this statement from Professor Dame Carol Black, the government advisor on health and work, should be on display in every warehouse and factory. The link between …

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Leading material-handling industry trends for 2017-2018

Leading material handling industry trends for 2017-2018

More than simple tools of the trade, forklifts are increasingly the focus of true fleet management by their various industrial and commercial owners. Such maturation of the material-handling industry is among the leading trends that were observed by Camso’s Product Line Executive Director, Erick Bellefleur, during the successful ProMat 2017 …

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