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Why A Steel Stationary Ramp Is Better Than A Concrete Approach Ramp

When it comes to providing dock access to your facility, you have some options. A lot of businesses opt for the standard concrete approach ramp. These durable, stationary ramps provide easy access. However, they also come with a lot of bagged. Steel stationary ramps on the other hand, provide that same ease of access, with a little less bagge. Here ... Read More »

What Surface Materials Are Used In Your Ramps

Yard ramps provide an inexpensive alternative to building a concrete approach ramp. You can avoid the costly construction costs, long build times, and even resell your ramp if you find you don’t have a need for it anymore. Unfortunately, not all yard ramps are created equal. We pride ourselves on building ramps that are designed with purpose and manufactured to ... Read More »

Some Cons of Renting a Forklift Ramp

Renting a forklift ramp can offer your business with a lot of benefits. The small investment can drastically increase productivity for the time being. It is great to rent one during peak seasons to help alleviate some of the traffic to your stationary dock access. Depending on your needs, renting a forklift ramp can definitely be an excellent solutions. However, ... Read More »

Some Pros of Renting a Forklift Ramp

If you are considering Medlin Ramps as a rental forklift ramp provider, you’re in luck. We are the only forklift ramp manufacturer with two manufacturing facilities. Our two locations, one in California and the other in North Carolina, allow us to provide forklift ramps to customers from coast to coast. Owning a forklift ramp can be a great investment for ... Read More »

Medlin Ramps Has Two Manufacturing Facilities: Here’s Why That’s Important

The vast majority of the products in your household are probably manufactured abroad. Most of our everyday objects are made abroad such as your smartphone or your kid’s favorite toy. Even a lot of products that are made in the U.S. have parts that are manufactured elsewhere. Not every product made abroad is bad. In fact, many are great. However, ... Read More »

The Simple Way A Yard Ramp Can Save You On Costs

When managing your company, you are always looking for reliable ways to save on costs. You obviously want to do this without cutting salaries, cutting hours, and going cheap on equipment. Those are some major expense areas so it is an obvious first thought. However, one way to save costs is to avoid new major expenses and become more efficient. ... Read More »

Why Forklift Extensions May Improve Your Revenue

For most business owners revenue is seen in terms of volume of output. The more goods you can deliver, the higher your revenue generally is as long as external factors like wages, price points, and more stay constant. However, there are other ways to improve your revenue without delivering more goods. After all, delivering more goods usually means more employee ... Read More »

How Can You Calculate Pallet Rack Load Capacity?

If you are interested in calculating a load capacity for a pallet rack, our best advice is to contact professionals. Sure, you can scour the internet to find calculators and equations but the truth is, there are too many factors for you to single-handedly calculate the load capacity you need with confidence. One of the biggest reasons you should see ... Read More »

What To Look For In Quality Pallet Racks

  The material handling industry is filled with material storing and moving products. The problem is, not all material handling equipment is created equal. Some may be more useful than others and some are a much lower quality than others. The issue in terms of quality comes into play when you take into account your employees’ safety. Pro tip; you ... Read More »

What To Look For In Quality Rail Boards

Rail boards are relatively simple pieces of material handling equipment. Their purpose is to provide easy access from one railway car to the next, providing a bridge over the gap between cars. These rail boards make moving pallets of goods easy with a forklift or other form of material handling solution. With that said, not all rail boards are created ... Read More »