Material Handling Equipment

Select Top-quality Material Handling Equipment at Caslad

Does your business make use of material handling equipment on a regular basis? It is important take care when selecting which items of equipment to use for your material handling needs. Mechanical machinery and accessories used for moving, controlling, storing and repositioning material, products and goods are known as material handling equipment. This type of equipment is designed for use in logistics, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and even in retail environments. In most instances, material handling equipment are classified in four variants and these are transportation equipment, equipment for positioning, equipment for unit loading and storage equipment.

The material handling process is critical and must be done with the correct equipment to ensure that the products being handled remain safe and in their original condition. Failing this, products will arrive at their destination with their quality and value negatively affected, which is something no business can afford. As such, it is vitally important to ensure that you select the best material handling equipment that will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Limited accidents in the workplace. With the right equipment, potentially costly accidents can be avoided and more importantly, your staff’s working conditions are safer.
  • Less effort is required and less stress experienced during the process. When you know that you are using equipment that can handle the load and is designed for the type of material handling you are performing, you can rest easy knowing that productivity is at its peak and risks are at a minimum.
  • Speed up the distribution process and as a result, improve profitability for your business. The quicker a distribution centre can handle materials safely, the more productive the warehouse or facility will be. If your facility can process material handling tasks with ease and speed, you can do more and earn more.
  • Cut back on labour costs. While it is good and well to have a team of reliable workers, the wrong material handling equipment will force you to employ more labourers than would typically be required for the size of the business and this can put you in an unfavourable financial position. The correct equipment will ensure that you only need hire the correct number of staff members and can minimise redundant work.

Unfortunately, equipment alone cannot make your material handling functions successful. There are actually two things that every successful material handling business needs first and these are competent and qualified operators for equipment, and the right equipment and material handling accessories and components. Without these two things working together, breakages will occur, deadlines will be missed and profits will be eroded as your business underperforms. Make sure that your staff members are trained and skilled in using the equipment that you have. In fact, it is almost as important as selecting the right equipment.

We specialise in material handling equipment and present a variety of products to the market that are designed to make the lives of those involved in such tasks a great deal easier and safer. Our product range is extensive in that it includes ladders, scaffolding, trolleys, storage equipment, conveyors, lockers and cabinets, lifting and general handling machinery, and even racking and shelving. We understand that every material handling environment is unique and as such, we make it possible for you to have access to a wide range of handling equipment and components.

All of our material handling equipment at CasLad is designed to be of the best possible quality, because quality always comes first. We know that the process involved needs to be taken seriously as incorrect methods and the wrong equipment can lead to warehouse accidents, with their accompanying injuries and the often inevitable lawsuits that can arise, not to mention the worst-case scenario of the possible loss of life. We strongly urge all of our clients to consider quality over price when shopping around for the right material handling equipment. If you are not entirely sure which machines and items of equipment are required or best suited to your particular environment, simply let us know and we will gladly advise you.

For more information and advice on the Caslad range of material handling equipment, simply chat to one of our experts. We are readily available via our telephone line and email address and encourage you to discuss your needs and requirements with us so that we can provide you with access to a range of the most viable options available to you. Waste no more time. Consult with a Caslad representative today.