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National Forklift Safety Day 2018

Safety Doesn’t End on June 12th National Forklift Safety Day 2018 has passed, but this should be just the start of the re-focus on improving safety for your Operators and workers in the warehouse.  For those of you maybe seeing this post and just hearing about us, Welcome. We invite you to enjoy this journey with us as we continue our mission to reduce forklift accidents, injuries and fatalities. We started Really-Virtual Consulting with a…

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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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