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Fleet Forward! 4 Benefits of Effective MHE Fleet Management

Material handling equipment (MHE) is the lifeblood of the supply chain and is highly critical to the operational...

June 22, 2023
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3 Reasons to Invest in Warehouse Safety

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 4.6 workers out of every 100 were injured on the...

February 22, 2023
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Mid-Year MHE Fleet Health Check: What You Need to Know

Nearing 2021’s halfway point, assessing materials handling equipment (MHE) fleet health should be a top priority...

June 17, 2021
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Top 4 Reasons MHE Fleets Need Telematics | Kenco Logistics

Digital transformation is far from a new buzzword in the logistics industry. In the world of material handling...

March 25, 2021
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Introducing Kenco FleetCloud™ for Your MHE Operation | Kenco

Fleet awareness begins with real-time visibility into robust MHE data metrics provided by telematic devices. This...

February 18, 2021
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How to Adjust MHE Levels for Demand Volatility | Kenco

While demand is typically more of a moving target during peak season, volatility is far from a new concept to...

November 12, 2020
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MHE Budgeting Best Practices for Your 2021 Solution

With Q4 underway and 2021 fast approaching, most shippers have already begun finalizing next year’s budget. If...

October 15, 2020
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August 06, 2020
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The 3 Most Used Maintenance Plans for MHE Fleets: Pros and Cons

The impact that the right maintenance plan can have on an operation’s overall cost-effectiveness and productivity...

July 09, 2020
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Top 4 Ways to Extend the Life of a Forklift

Cost efficiency, productivity, and safety are always top of mind for shippers and their fleet managers. With...

June 11, 2020
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The 3 Top Cost Drivers for MHE and How to Manage Them

When it comes to fleet management and MHE, cost reduction is the priority on most shipping manager’s minds. While...

April 30, 2020
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Using a 5S System in a Forklift Shop

Originating in Japan as a workplace organizational method, the 5S system translates in English to Sort, Set in...

March 20, 2020
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How to Achieve Agile Warehouse Management | Kenco

What comes to mind when you hear the word agility? For many, thoughts of famous athletes or wild animals known for...

February 20, 2020
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Fleet Awareness: X-Ray Vision Through Data Collection and Reporting

In the logistics industry, if your warehouse is the heart of your operations, then your fleet is the blood that...

February 13, 2020
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How MHE Impacts Speed of Fulfillment

Today’s world is driven by a culture of demand, with constantly increasing customer expectations that leave no...

December 13, 2019
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How Can You Improve Forklift Safety in Your Warehouse and Reduce Operating Costs?

Keeping up with the speed of commerce today requires every aspect of the supply chain to be efficient and...

August 22, 2019
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Three Ways MHE is Changing with the Rise of E-Commerce

As online sales become increasingly popular, the growth of e-commerce has impacted every part of the supply chain,...

April 05, 2019
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Easy Savings Calculation of your MHE Fleet

Contracted maintenance takes the guesswork out of keeping your MHE where it belongs: out on your warehouse floor,...

January 24, 2019
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How to Choose an MHE provider

"One of the biggest things to keep in mind with fleet services is that you want it to be outsourced to a material...

January 22, 2019
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Is Data Driving the Decisions in Your Warehouse? | Kenco

Years ago, business decisions were made primarily with "gut feelings" or observations drawn directly from narrow...

November 01, 2018
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Mobile Robotics & Reducing Warehouse Labor | Kenco

The concept of mobile robotics is not a new one. From Grey Walter’s Tortoises to Shakey the Robot, scientists have...

September 20, 2018
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Material Handling and Fleet Management: Uncovering Opportunities for Cost Savings and Other Benefits

Many shippers aren't aware of the hidden cost savings when it comes to their MHE fleet. Jeff and Adrian discuss...

July 31, 2018
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Safety comes first. And in the workplace, you can’t afford to be casual about it. Activities in the workplace...

July 05, 2018
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Maximizing Efficiency From Your MHE Fleet | Kenco

Material handling equipment is the backbone of any logistics operation, but to many companies, it’s only an...

June 21, 2018
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Should You Buy, Rent, or Lease Your MHE Equipment

Business growth is always a cause for celebration, but for some logistics management professionals, it can also be...

May 31, 2018
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What To Consider When Choosing Between a Sit-Down or Stand-Up Forklift

Choosing the right forklift for your operation can be a difficult decision. In addition to choosing between...

April 12, 2018
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Why Should My Fleet Have Contracted Maintenance?

Maintaining a healthy, profitable business model is similar to maintaining your material handling equipment––it...

April 10, 2018
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LP or Electric? What You Should Know to Decide Between Forklift Types

The purchase of new material handling equipment often requires detailed analysis to determine the best choice for...

March 15, 2018
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Announcing the Retirement of a Valued Kenco Employee - Peggy Breeden

After 40 years of working at Kenco, Peggy Breeden has announced her retirement. Peggy serves as the Rental...

March 14, 2018
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How a Vehicle Management System (VMS) Can Help Your Operation | Kenco

Achieving true efficiency in your operational workflows requires two important components: reliable data and a...

March 08, 2018
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What You Should Know About Choosing a Material Handling Services Provider

Supply chains are affected by many variables — demand, weather events, negotiations — which in turn can affect...

February 22, 2018
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​How to Implement Visual Control In Your Warehouse

Visual control is one of the most popular concepts making its way into the warehousing industry today, but...

June 06, 2017
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2 Key Tenets to Successful Visual Control

There are endless possibilities in engineering innovations within logistics. Tools like warehouse visual systems...

May 30, 2017
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Three of the Technologies Changing the Face of Pick and Pack

Pick and pack fulfillment has existed for decades as a core feature of many warehouse operations. But the steady...

November 22, 2016
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Lift Your Standards on Forklift Maintenance

In the previous lift truck post, the first step in the awareness curve, suspicion, was discussed. Now, I will...

November 13, 2012
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How Much Do You Know About Your Lift Truck?

Lift truck fleets are a costly investment. So the question is, once you purchase a lift truck how do you take care...

August 02, 2012


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