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Trade Show Calendar

Trade Show Calendar

Retail Handling Solutions Products are often exhibited in Trade Shows across North America. Currently we have no shows scheduled for the next 3 months.  Please be sure to check back for updates. Read the full article.

U-Boat Accessory Improves Restocking Efficiency and Ergonomics

U-Boat Accessory Improves Restocking Efficiency and Ergonomics

The U-Leveler from Retail Handling Solutions is a self-leveling platform that attaches quickly and easily to any u-boat.  A mechanical spring system automatically raises the platform height as loads are removed, keeping the top layer of boxes at a comfortable, convenient height. Read the full article.

Pail Transporter with Powered Lift Eliminates Manual Pail Handling

Pail Transporter with Powered Lift Eliminates Manual Pail Handling

The Lift’n Buddy Pail Lifter from Retail Handling Solutions is the fast, safe, easy way to handle five gallon paint pails.  As simple to use as an ordinary 2-wheel hand truck, the Pail Lifter provides workers the added benefit of powered lifting to eliminate manual handling of heavy 5-gallon paint pails.   Read the full article.

Two-Wheeler with Powered Lift Solves Keg Handling Problems

Two-Wheeler with Powered Lift Solves Keg Handling Problems

Lightweight, compact and extremely maneuverable, the Lift’n Buddy Keg Lifter from Retail Handling Solutions improves productivity and reduces the risk of injury in a wide range of keg handling applications.  Typical uses include retrieving kegs from warehouses and walk-in coolers, stacking kegs for better space utilization, loading kegs onto shelves, and even delivering them to customer vehicles. Read the full article.

2-Wheel Hand Truck with Powered Lift is Compact, Quiet and Lightweight

2-Wheel Hand Truck with Powered Lift is Compact, Quiet and Lightweight

The Lift’n Buddy LNB-2 from Retail Handling Solutions is the next generation in powered elevating 2-wheel hand trucks. It combines the vertical lifting capabilities of a small powered stacker with the convenience, versatility, simplicity, and maneuverability of a conventional 2-wheel hand truck. Read the full article.

Why You Need A Lift’n Buddy Elevating 2-Wheel Hand Truck

Why You Need A Lift’n Buddy Elevating 2-Wheel Hand Truck

Why You Need A Lift'n Buddy When it comes to moving, storing, stacking, loading, unloading and delivering items, most people are forced to choose between a stacker and a 2-wheel hand truck; and while in many cases either will do the job, in MOST cases, neither is ideal. Read the full article.

Edison Awards

Edison Awards

It's official. We won!  Lift'n Buddy won GOLD at the 2012 Edison Awards™ in the category of Industrial Design Tools.    Read the full article.

Golden Moustrap

Golden Moustrap

Our Lift'n Buddy Powered Lifting hand pallet truck was a Finalist in the Materials & Assembly category of coveted Golden Mousetrap Awards in 2012. Read the full article.

Ergonomic Platform Cart Speeds Retail Stocking

Ergonomic Platform Cart Speeds Retail Stocking

Ergonomic and elegantly simple, the new Stock & Roll portable shelf stocking cart from Retail Handling Solutions holds case-packed goods and store containers at any shelf height and glides down aisles to make stocking faster, safer, and easier in supermarkets, pharmacies, convenience stores, and other retail outlets. Read the full article.

Level Loader Boosts Morale as Well as Productivity

Level Loader Boosts Morale as Well as Productivity

The ergonomic E-Z Shopper HD Leveler from Retail Handling Solutions simplifies the job of unloading boxes from pallets, improving productivity, worker safety, and employee morale in supermarkets, pharmacies, convenience stores, and other retail outlets. It keeps loads at a comfortable height, saving time and reducing the risk of injury from the bending, lifting, reaching, and stretching common to unloading pallets. Read the full article.

RHS Focuses on Retail Shelf Stocking

THE SMALL BUSINESS NEWSWIRE

The most efficient method for maintaining safe work practices in the workplace is to involve employees in identifying and eliminating work hazards and unsafe work practices. By involving employees retailers find that the safety message is heard throughout the company. This is particularly critical when focusing on retail shelf stocking. Read the full article.

RHS Delivers Applications to Improve Retail Productivity

THE SMALL BUSINESS NEWSWIRE

There is more to retail productivity than comparing same-store sales data to last year's revenue. It is critical for retail businesses to constantly work towards improving the efficiency of employees as well as productivity of the store's selling space and inventory. Read the full article.

Full End Caps Are Not Shopper-Friendly

TODAY'S GROCER

The idea behind end caps is to draw attention to the product display and stimulate sales. The problem is that improperly stacked items or unattended displays can often leave consumers inconvenienced and frustrated. Read the full article.

Automating In Store Applications

AUTOMATION & CONTROLS TODAY

This article points to how lessons learned in manufacturing and warehousing can be valuable guides to automating In Store applications. Read the full article.

Differences Between Retail Store Ops and Manufacturing

THE SMALL BUSINESS NEWSWIRE

The National Retail Federation recognizes the importance of safety in the retail work environment. Retail has distinct characteristics from other industrial sectors, such as manufacturing. Read the full article.

Retail Automation Learns Lessons from Manufacturing

AUTOMATIONMEDIA.COM

The lessons of ergonomics in manufacturing plants and distribution centers are now growing rapidly at retail operations.  Keeping retail employees safe yet productive is vital; learning the lesson from manufacturing and distribution essential. Read the full article.

Automation In Retailing

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE MAGAZINE

The lessons of ergonomics learned in manufacturing plants and distribution centers are rapidly being put to use in retail operations.     Read the full article.