Warehouse Conveyors

Learn the Core Basics of Warehouse Conveyors

Conveyor Systems 101: Key Knowledge Warehouse conveyors have been an essential component for maximizing efficiencies in modern material handling systems for decades. As technology continues to grow, with the use of important tools like automation and robotics, the need for versatile conveyors of all types has become increasingly important. The material handling industry has produced many different types of conveyors ranging in style and application. Each operation comes with its own unique needs depending on overall layout and purpose.
warehouse safety

Warehouse Safety Tips & Best Practices

Is your warehouse a safe environment? Managing a smooth and successful warehouse operation hinges on many important factors. As material handling logistics, and the timely movement of products from point A to point B is at the front of your mind most of the time, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the most important aspects of your operation involving warehouse safety and remaining in compliance with OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. OSHA Guidelines Warehouses
warehouse mezzanine

Warehouse Mezzanine Systems – Benefits For Expanding Your Operation

What are the benefits of using warehouse mezzanine? When planning the layout of your warehouse, it is important to always consider the probability of future expansion, and the best overall way to optimize your resources. Although new facilities may sometimes be required to handle your new demand if your growth is explosive, you can also maximize and adapt to the floorspace in your existing facility with warehouse mezzanine systems. Mezzanine can be an excellent strategy to minimize your costs,
cantilever rack

Cantilever Rack Systems & Planning Your Warehouse Layout

Warehouse planning and design always comes with unique challenges. Every facility has its own particular needs, so it’s important to consider all of the product, merchandise, and material that needs to be stored. In order to make maximum use of your facility and floorspace, specific racking systems can be used to handle material that comes in large, bulky, long, or odd shapes and sizes. If you find yourself in this situation, you may need to look into how cantilever rack
used pallet rack

Used Pallet Rack – What To Consider Before You Buy

If you are looking to buy used pallet rack for your latest warehouse or material handling facility project, there are some things you should be aware of. When economic times and profit margins are tight, it’s tempting to save a buck by buying used rack. It’s also very smart, and can save you a huge amount of money. It needs to be done correctly to ensure a good purchase. There’s an obvious benefit to buying used pallet rack. You
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Pallet Rack – The Basics for Efficient Warehouse Planning

Warehouse management systems rely heavily on the use of pallet rack to handle material storage on pallets, or skids as they are sometimes referred. When it comes to efficient warehouse planning, its helpful to be familiar with the components that make up a pallet racking structure. Since selective pallet racks remain the most common and trustworthy systems, and apply to most warehouse setups, let’s review the components that build these racking systems in particular.. First off, its helpful to
material handling professionals

The Gold Standard of Material Handling Professionals

The team here at Culver Equipment, LLC would like to proudly announce our membership with Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHDEA) for the passed year. MHDEA acts as the material handling professional industry’s premier networking and benchmark resource in the latest trends, promoting competition and innovation. With over 600 distributors and manufacturing production companies globally, the organization acts as a wealth of knowledge, which strengthens our position to the market. Some of the most useful resources designed to help
Material Handling Specialist

Culver Equipment ranked 460 on INC 500’s list

Culver Equipment, LLC has recently joined a very prestigious list of growing companies, and continues to lead the industry as a Material Handling Specialist. Inc 500 has provided the results for 2016 and we are coming in at the 460th spot with a three year growth over 750%. This also means we are in the top tier of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Check out the article! We are in a very competitive industry. The reason for
warehouse drones

Warehouse equipment of the future: use of drones

Warehouse Drones – Equipment of the (Near?) Future Are there warehouse drones in your future? The answer is probably yes. Hollywood is already using them to film from brand new angles. Farmers are saying that the drone will transform their industry by more efficiently surveying their land and allowing for improved crop management. Online retailers, such as Amazon, are anxious to fully embrace the new technology because it dramatically improves service. “If you order a t-shirt, instead of waiting
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Future is today: drones as new warehouse equipment

Warehouse equipment drones – the future is here The trend toward robotics in industry is increasing, as we briefly described in our previous blog post about warehouses of the future. Robotics and drones offer new capabilities that can make work faster, easier and safer. However, fully-expanded use of the technology will probably not arrive for another decade. Robotics and drones can dramatically increase productivity. Amazon, the online retail giant, says that Prime Air, its drone program, will eventually deliver
used warehouse equipment

Used warehouse equipment: when does it make sense?

Advantages of Buying Used Warehouse Equipment When it’s time for you to replace your warehouse equipment, does it make sense to buy new – or used? As with most questions, it depends about your needs, timeline and budget. If you have unlimited time and money, then buying new equipment is a possibility for you. But, even then, it might make sense to explore used warehouse equipment first. Here are some reasons why. Maximize Dollars Used warehouse equipment naturally costs
warehouse planning

Save time and money with quality warehouse planning

Warehouse Layout Design and More: Tips for Optimal Efficiency Yes, “time is money” is a cliché – but that doesn’t make it any less true. And inefficiencies in your warehouse waste time, therefore money. Here are tips to make your warehouse planning process more streamlined for optimal operations. Although this Inbound Logistics article is a few years old, its advice is timeless, including these tips among others: • Clearly share organization goals and processes to workers. Open communication is