We can all picture a warehouse – a large open building filled with racking and boxes. Busy comings and goings, with forklifts whizzing around and workers in high viz. How much do we really know about the types of equipment found in warehouses? Here are some of the most common:
Pallet Jack – This is a small truck or pump that can move materials that are stacked on pallets. The machine has two forks that can slip underneath the pallet which are then raised by the operator using a handle and pumping it with force.
Order Pickers – This is a machine like a forklift but slightly smaller and capable of lifting heavier loads. They are mostly used to pick goods stored at height, usually between 10 and 30 feet.
Walkie Stacker – This is the next step up from a pallet jack. It has a similar design …