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5 Tips for Reducing Warehouse Picking Error Rates

Order picking is a significant part of the order fulfillment process and greatly impacts your customers’ experience with your company. When mistakes happen, which they inevitably will, customers could end up enduring delays, receiving the wrong items or not receiving their order at all. High warehouse picking error rates can lead to you spending more […]

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Gas vs. Electric Forklift: Which Should I Choose? 

There was a time when there wasn’t even a question about which type of forklift you should choose to use in your warehouse or facility. Gas-powered forklifts were the go-to for every business needing help moving materials around the job site. Then electric-powered forklifts became available, and these new machines offered an alternative to gas.  If […]

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Anatomy of a Forklift

Similar to a car, a forklift has many moving parts and components critical to its operation. An operator must understand a forklift’s anatomy and how the parts function to control the device safely and efficiently. Thoroughly knowing the particulars about a forklift is also highly beneficial when purchasing a machine for your facility or adding […]

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A Quick Guide to Forklift Battery Maintenance  

Performing regular maintenance on your electric forklift’s battery can go a long way in saving you money, optimizing the performance of your equipment and increasing the safety of your employees. New batteries are significant expenses, so avoiding frequent battery replacement helps improve your company’s bottom line. Knowing when and how to perform the proper maintenance […]

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Guide to the 7 Classes of Forklifts

There are seven classes of forklifts currently on the market, with each having different features and capabilities that make it more suitable for specific applications. The experts at RAKA are here to help you understand what you need to know about the recognized forklift classes, explained in detail to help you determine which will best suit […]

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What Are AGVs?  

An automated guided vehicle (AGV) is a robot that follows a specific path or route to transport materials independently. In large industrial or warehouse spaces, automated guided vehicles are essential in high-productivity areas that involve consistent and repetitive movements. There are different types of AGVs for various purposes, from towing machines to forklifts to guided […]

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