Why Ergonomics is a Strong Solution to Productivity Concerns

by Loadmover
Ergonomics is not a new concept. However, its implications are even more impactful and relevant today than ever before. This is especially true in manual material handling (MMH). Take a look at the problems manufacturers face regarding MMH. The labor force is older than it’s ever been. The baby boomer… Read More»

7 KPIs for Process Efficiency in Lean Manufacturing

by Loadmover
Lean manufacturing and its many concepts, like Kaizen and Just-in-Time, are used to drive productivity and improve processes through limited wastes. In order to determine the effectiveness of the strategies, companies need to assess, analyze, and track success in relation to the goals and objectives. Some of these assorted variables… Read More»

Want Less Product Damage in the Warehouse? Understand the Causes

by Loadmover
Product damage in the warehouse is both typical and expensive. Summer is one of those times when there are extra factors that can lead to mistakes. You can reduce incidents that cause product damage by understanding typical causes and solutions: Pallets There are several ways in which pallets can lead… Read More»

Dockworker Safety: Beyond Forklift Training Part 2

by Loadmover
If you’ve done your due diligence with safety awareness, you know that manufacturing accidents are not only common, but very costly and potentially life-threatening. For industrial facilities, a lot of hazards revolve around the loading dock, particularly when it comes to forklifts. However, while proper training is essential, the forklift… Read More»

Dockworker Safety: Beyond Forklift Training Part 1

by Loadmover
The month of June celebrated a slew of safety awareness events that relate to manual material handling. Forklifts are one of the most dangerous factors to these jobs, but lift trucks and operator ignorance aren’t the only ingredients in this recipe for disaster. Dockworkers face serious risks of accident, injury,… Read More»
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