What Are The CDC COVID Guidelines For Warehouse Workers?

As a warehouse employee, your job could require you to work in a setting that needs you to be physically present. This meant risking your health and safety during a crisis. Here are CDC’s guidelines to help you prevent and combat the spread of coronavirus disease: Follow Proper Social Distancing Measures The CDC recommends that […]

How To Do A Covid 19 Risk Assessment For Warehouses?

In line with creating a COVID-19 workplace Health and Safety Plan, you should also develop a risk assessment and control initiative for your warehouse. This keeps your employees and operations the assurance that your business complies with CDC’s health standards when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Doing a COVID-19 risk assessment for your warehouse […]

What Covid 19 Signage Should I Have In My Warehouse?

Communicating your employees of the importance of protocols and procedures during a health crisis such as the COVID 19 pandemic could be accomplished best using various signage. The coronavirus outbreak led the CDC to develop and place orders that the people need to obey in an effort to control and stop the spread of the […]

Top 10 Tips For Warehouse Safety

According to the U S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average injury and illness rate in the warehousing and storage industry is five per 100 workers. This equates to tens of thousands of cases yearly. When it comes to warehouse safety, you have to be proactive and always determine ways to mitigate risks and injuries […]

How To Create An Efficient Warehouse Layout

Lets talk about your warehouse layout. So you have your shelving. Maybe you have an inbound dock and an outbound dock, a receiving station, a packaging station, and a workstation where you can manufacture items, or make bundles or whatever else. The first step is creating zones. Creating zones or areas helps organize your warehouse […]

Basic Forklift Principals

Understanding the stability of a powered industrial truck will be easier once you understand a few basic principles. The forklift’s wheelbase is the distance between the center line of the vehicle’s front and rear wheels. The track is the distance between wheels on the same axle of the truck. The height, as well as the […]

How To Get A Job As A Forklift Driver

Today, let’s talk about what it takes to become a forklift article. Most people who want to become a forklift operator start typically by jumping online, calling around to different training centers, just figuring out what the cost is, what the process is and how long the course is. That is regardless of where you […]

How To Create An Environmentally Friendly Warehouse

Sustainability and eco-friendly practices are quickly becoming the norm for most industries, and the digitalization of warehousing and logistics are no exception, as the trend of going “green” advances yearly. However, as a warehouse operator or manager, you may wonder how to make your business operations environmentally friendly. Warehouses consume massive quantities of resources to […]

Warehouse Management Safety Tips During A Pandemic

Natural or man-made calamities such as pandemics on a global scale change the needs and the demand of people, ultimately changing the warehouse environment. The recent health crisis saw a surge in online shopping and the automation of warehouse operations. However, warehouses still need personnel to function effectively, and their safety and well-being should be […]

Warehouse Automation: Is It Good For Your Business?

Warehouse automation, when properly employed, improves reliability, efficiency, accuracy, and flexibility in warehouse processes such as storage and material flow. Amid the recent events, the need for automating fulfillment centers and warehouse service providers has been more critical than ever, especially for the e-commerce industry. However, does fully automating your warehouse operations lead to greater […]

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Our customers are at the center of everything we do. HCO knows that many of you are navigating unprecedented challenges and we’re here to help.

The current economic environment has created stress on many of the core industries that this country relies on to thrive.
- Corporate liquidity is at a premium and the management of your balance sheet is critical.
- Bank and vendor leasing for equipment is tightening as corporate credit ratings are in flux and lenders are focused on securing their own capital.

HCO is leading through this disruption with customized forklift fleet programs that allow companies to 1) replace fleet assets and 2) service those assets without relying on banks or vendors for leasing. Our managed service programs allow companies to secure assets and service programs with no upfront capital, and no end of term lease obligations. We are reinventing the way companies access equipment and service. Please reach out to discuss whether this would be valuable to your company.

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