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How Warehouse Ergonomics Can Help You Cope with Labor Shortages

The logistics and warehousing industries are facing substantial labor shortages. A 2015 study presented at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) conference showed issues with labor availability throughout the sectors; however, the CSCMP’s 2018 survey noted that the vast majority of 3PL professionals agreed upon an increased need “to respond to customers more quickly and with complete, accurate,… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Announces 2018 Training Schedule for Dealers and End Users

November 29, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of material handling and battery changing equipment, has finalized the dates for its Service School and Sales Academy training during the upcoming year. Both clinics are free of charge. BHS tailors its Service School to dealers and end users. The three-day clinic takes place once per month from January to October. Every other month, a fourth day of training is open to dealers, allowing them to earn an Install Certification for certain BHS systems. “Service School gives dealers a unique look at electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems,” said Melissa Bowen of the BHS marketing team. “We prepare them for everything they might come across in the field… Continue Reading

Earthquake Preparedness in the Warehousing Industry

Because of their unpredictable nature and powerful tremors, earthquakes pose a unique threat to the warehousing industry. These two qualities make it difficult to evacuate a warehouse without risking injury from toppling racks or falling merchandise. Earthquakes will always pose a danger to people inside buildings. But there are still relatively inexpensive steps warehouse managers can take to reduce injury… Continue Reading

Why A-Frame Gantries Are Best for Vertical Forklift Battery Extraction

A-frame Gantry Cranes are the safest and most efficient way to vertically remove forklift batteries from trucks. While it’s certainly possible to remove a battery from a forklift with a second lift truck, or even to use a modified hydraulic engine hoist to replace a forklift battery, only Gantries designed specifically for the unique working traits of forklift batteries can… Continue Reading

Customize Order Picking Carts for Unique Applications

Order Picking Carts (OPC) from BHS provide simple material handling for order picking and other industrial tasks. However, sometimes clients need special modifications of these heavy-duty steel carts in order to meet a unique workplace challenge. That’s why BHS offers full customization for OPCs. Engineers at BHS design carts from the ground up to fit into highly specific applications at… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Donates to Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Nov. 1, 2017 – St. Louis, MO – BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of warehouse equipment and forklift battery handling solutions, is raising money to support recovery efforts following the destruction of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. In late September, BHS, Inc. asked employees to come together to donate to the United Way’s Hurricane Recovery Effort Funds. In exchange, BHS, Inc. will match employee contributions on a dollar-for-dollar basis. “This hurricane season devastated communities that we care about, places where we do business and support dealers,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS, Inc.’s marketing team. “We couldn’t just stand by and not do anything.” The United Way Hurricane Recovery Funds comprise two programs. One supports communities in Texas, Louisiana, and other regions… Continue Reading