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The benefits of buying new or used order picker platforms

You can find many reasons why it may be more cost-effective and efficient to select a secondhand order picker platform (cherry picker) instead of leasing or buying a brand new machine, and a growing number of companies are deciding to purchase refurbished powered access equipment in order to save lots of money and time. Here are just a few of the ... Read More »

Yard Ramps – To Buy and Own or Rent and Lease

A steel yard ramp is a lasting sound solution for your loading and unloading demands. Getting one nonetheless, can be rather difficult, particularly when you’ve got a marked down price in mind. To help you in your search Medlin Ramps has compiled the 3 ways you’ll be able to get a ramp – all of which come with their own price tags ... Read More »

How Portable Yard Ramps Make Your Warehouse More Mobile

Portable Mobile Yard Ramps Flexibility: When picking a mobile yard ramp, the flexibility of warehouse product flow is greatly increased. Medlin Equipment’s portable yard ramps are equipped with four iron core poly wheels; this gives forklift operators maximum mobility when moving our portable loading ramps around the warehouse. Opposed to permanent concrete ramps, our mobile yard ramps can be moved and set ... Read More »

Purchasing Factors For Yard Ramps

Yard Ramps and The Purchasing Factors Involved There are several factors when purchasing or renting a yard ramp that you will need to consider, here are some common scenarios when a company or person is in need of a yard ramp, and their options: Yard Ramp Purchasing Factors Do you want a new or used yard ramp? Does the yard ... Read More »

How dock plates and dock boards differ

Difference between dock plates and dock boards The main difference between dock plates and dock boards is capacity. They are both similar in design and look the same with one difference. Dock plates have no guide rails and dock boards do. They both have skid resistant surfaces for safety and are typically secured permanently at each dock opening. Dock boards are ... Read More »

Choosing The Right Forklift Extensions For Your Business

Medlin Ramps – Choosing The Right Forklift Extensions For Your Business Abnormally large pallets are tough to handle for forklifts with factory installed forks. Attempting to move these pallets can be dangerous as well as damaging; both of these situations can prove to be a nightmare for the warehouse staff. To avoid these costly mistakes, forklift extensions can be very ... Read More »

Forklift Ramps vs. Loading Ramps

Last time we compared aluminum yard ramps to steel ramps. We looked at purpose, portability, convenience, and accessibility. This time, we’ll be taking a look at similar points with other types of yard ramps- forklift ramps and loading ramps.   Forklift Ramps Forklift ramps are often mobile, much more mobile than loading ramps. A single person can often operate a ... Read More »

A Guide to Variety- Any Yard Ramp for all Circumstances

A yard ramp has many different functions, but there are also some with a specific intention and/or function kept in mind. These would be very useful if you’re repeatedly loading the same product that always needs the same kind of method. Here’s a list of the different kinds of ramps that are out there and their uses. High Capacity: Generally ... Read More »

Aluminum Yard Ramps Vs. Carbon Steel Yard Ramps

If you are considering buying yourself a yard ramp, it’s important to know that there are essentially two kinds of ramps out there: aluminum and steel. There are pros and cons to each, so we’ll go over what these are and what your best option is for buying a yard ramp. First let’s take a look at the steel yard ... Read More »