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Maximize Efficiency and Worker Safety with the Amigo Dex

When trying to get your company to run smoothly, increasing efficiency and productivity should be at the top of your list. Increasing productivity while easing the burden on your employees is even more of a win-win situation. With material handling equipment like the Amigo Dex cart, your employees can have the similar functionalities of forklift, […]

How Casters Offer Better Warehouse Management and Improve Your Bottom Line

Imagine you’re a caveman pushing a big rock along bumpy terrain as you work to construct your man-made home to take shelter from the snowy weather and bitter elements. The development of the wheel was monumental in our world’s history. There’s a reason it is always listed as one of the single greatest inventions of […]

Curing a Case of the Shimmies: How to Diagnose and Treat Caster Flutter

the /shimm-ies/ Noun A disorder in which a cart begins a shaking motion, moving back and forth as a result of a problem with its casters Synonyms: fishtailing, fluttering You know what we’re talking about. When your cart begins that obnoxious shaking as you’re pushing it through the warehouse. And it’s so loud that your […]

The Ultimate Warehouse Checklist

Opening a warehouse or similar facility? Maybe you’re renovating your current warehouse? Perhaps you just want to brush up on your warehouse management knowledge. You’ve come to the right place. There are many things that come into play when building a warehouse checklist. This checklist (scroll down to download the PDF) focuses on four major […]

Reduce Work Stoppages & Downtime with These Five Tips

“Time is money” is the unspoken motto of businesses everywhere, but framed incorrectly, it can also be the antithesis of productivity and profit. When analyzing ways to boost manufacturing productivity, reducing work stoppages and downtime is the first place to look. Oftentimes, many hours are being wasted on tasks that should take much less time, […]

Colson Casters: Made in the USA and Made For You

Shopping for casters can be tricky. Customers typically think they know exactly what they need, but with so many brands and configurations available, that confidence can waver pretty quickly. Evaluating with an expert what size and style suit your environment, weight-capacity needs, and product type is the obvious next step, but taking a closer look […]

Choosing The Right Lifting Tools & Equipment

Like in every industry, certain factors can greatly change the needs of your staff. While the purpose of a warehouse is fairly evergreen, the look, layout, requirements, and environment can be different in each unique location. Does your location require some type of lifting equipment; including hand trucks, hand winch, pallet jacks, pallet positioners, and […]

You’ve Made Your Caster Order, What Accessories Should You Consider?

You just finished your caster order. You did all your research, and knew exactly what type of bearings, caster, and style you needed for your particular application. Congratulations. Now what? Now it’s time to look into the accessories that are available to compliment your caster order to help make your workplace more efficient and safer. […]

What Types of Caster Locks Are Available?

For whatever purpose you plan to use your caster, it’s likely important to you that it moves. This could be that it moves freely or can make a sharp turn or that it has a wide degree of rotation.  However, depending on your industry or caster needs, as important as mobility might be; the ability […]