Press Releases

Wisconsin Lift Truck and Illinois Material Handling Enhance Forklift Operator Training with Virtual

Wisconsin Lift Truck & Illinois Material Handing, one of the Midwest’s leaders in certified forklift training, expands its safety training portfolio to include Virtual Reality Simulators for purchase or rent, to incorporate into customer training curriculums. Forklift operators experience realistic forklift controls, maneuverability and the challenges of moving product(s) and pallets all in a controlled environment with the use of VR googles.

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Warehouse Management

Want A Safer Warehouse? Start With Forklift Users!

Using data to manage a fleet of lift trucks pinpoints the safety issues, but keeping the operator comfortable means keeping everyone safe. The statistics alone will tell you the story. There are an estimated 6 million lift trucks/forklifts currently in use worldwide, about 856,000 in the U.S. alone, and according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) there are 100,000 accidents reported every year resulting in 94,750 injuries and 85 fatalities. Overall, one…

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Warehouse Management

How to keep your warehouse safe

How to keep your warehouse safe? A warehouse is by its very nature a risky place. Large items, moving vehicles, heavy machinery and people walking about are the ingredients for a potential catastrophe. But there are a number of things you can do to minimize the risk of injury and damage. Some of them are specific to a warehouse environment and others are more applicable to the workplace in general. Maintaining a Safe Warehouse There…

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Warehouse Management

3 Warehouse Operations Best Practices

It’s simple to improve warehouse operations with the adoption of good warehousing practices. Here is a list of the top 4 ways to improve operations by adopting just a few warehouse management best practices. Warehouse Picking Best Practices Use standardized containers to store materials. Standardized containers simplify warehouse order fulfillment, making it easier to find and store materials, and giving the warehouse a neater appearance that improves organization. Using standardized bins minimize the variety of…

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Development Software Update

Basic Training Suite Release Notes – Version 1.0.16.382 – 21 May 2018

Basic Training Suite software update: Version: 1.0.16.382 – 21 May 2018 Additions: Lessons 104 (Proper load handling – instructional) and 105 (Lift, shift and tilt operation – lesson and practical exercise) Offline mode. You can now use BTS offline once you have validated your license online.  Online validation is required every three days. Created a new Really-Virtual Folder in User Documents. This folder will now store each training log and the corresponding recording.  These files…

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Development Software Update

Basic Training Suite Release Notes – Version: 1.0.7.331 – 8 May 2018

Basic Training Suite software update: Version: 1.0.7.331 – 8 May 2018 Additions: Lesson 103. Basic Driving Skills (forward and reverse).  Basic Lifting and racking skills (press ‘T’ to start training. Functional Box-Clamp ready to lift and move your boxes. When toggling through the scenarios the appliances boxes on the left side while facing the bays are for box clamp testing. Right-Click RTO and Launch BTS from the task tray Mare scenarios and courses to toggle…

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