As demand for construction grows throughout Virginia, many firms in the construction equipment industry like Atlantic Lift Systems are having a difficult time finding enough qualified employees to keep up with the demand. As Atlantic Lift Systems, one of the largest independent and family owned equipment rental companies in Virginia, continues its effort for strategic [...]
Congratulations to Karen Hankins, Atlantic Lift Systems’ Richmond Branch Manager, who recently received recognition from the American Rental Association (ARA) as an outstanding woman in the equipment rental industry. When the ARA announced in April that they were seeking nominations to recognize outstanding women who make significant contributions in the equipment rental industry, her teammates [...]
Technical Training Grants can help improve employee satisfaction and customer service. Hear from some of the recipients of the ARA Foundation Technical Training Grants to see the impact these grants have made for the employees and their company. Grants are distributed after each quarter of the year. Apply now for Technical Training Grants at ARAfoundation.com/go/TechGrants.
Forklifts, pallet jacks and other mobile equipment make material handling easier and more efficient for employees of factories, warehouses and distribution centers. When not utilized properly, this equipment can also put the safety of material handling in jeopardy. Below are 10 ways employee safety can be improved through the proper use of material handling equipment: [...]
1. Renting reduces capital expenses and enables you to allocate dollars to areas with the highest return on investment. 2. Supplementing basic equipment with specific rental machinery only when needed is an effective way to extend your fleet and compete for more jobs. 3. You don’t have to worry about a current model becoming [...]
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Atlantic Lift Systems recently participated in the 2017 Claude King Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament raised over $60,000 for the youth in our community. It is such an honor to be a part of such an amazing organization and check out this YouTube video to see highlights from this event!
With the holiday season and a brand new year of business just around the corner, your loading docks are sure to be crowded! For lift truck operators, we tend to focus on safety topics such as floor surfaces, pedestrian and vehicle traffic, warehouse debris and obstacles and confined space. We often forget one of the [...]