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A Distributor’s Guide to Hiring Heavy Equipment Movers

A Distributor's Guide to Hiring Heavy Equipment Movers Machinery and equipment is a $192 billion industry, which means there's a lot of equipment getting manufactured, sold, and moved. If you're moving equipment from one location to another or moving your entire facility altogether, you're going to need heavy equipment movers to get the job done. But how

What Is the Load Capacity for Heavy Duty Dollies?

What Is the Load Capacity for Heavy Duty Dollies? When it comes to moving heavy loads yourself, there's no better method than the dolly. Heavy duty dollies are mainstays of warehouses and factories, and their load capacity is just one reason. They are must-haves for any business that requires the transportation of heavy, oversized objects. That

5 Quick Tips About Moving with Equipment Skates

5 Quick Tips About Moving with Equipment Skates The wheel is one of mankind's greatest inventions. Our ancestors instinctively knew that rolling things is easier and faster than dragging or carrying them. And modern moving equipment has only made it easier since then. For instance,equipment skates are the modern version of putting wooden logs under heavy objects.

Stay Safe: Your Guide to How to Move a Gun Safe

Stay Safe: Your Guide to How to Move a Gun Safe As a safe gun owner, you know the importance of a gun safe to keep your family and children out of harm's way. Gun safes, however, can also be dangerous. Gun safes used to protect assault rifles can weigh between 500-800 pounds, making their transport

Moving Buildings: 5 of the Biggest Structures Ever Moved

Moving Buildings: 5 of the Biggest Structures Ever Moved Have you ever seen those double-wide trailers coming down the road with "Oversize Load" disclaimers on the back? If you have, you've probably watched in shock that a whole house could be picked up and moved, just like that. If this sounds like you, guess what:

Hand Truck vs Dolly: What’s the Difference?

Hand Truck vs Dolly: What's the Difference? Manual handling of heavy equipment is the most common cause of injury in the workplace. You can protect your employees and your business by providing equipment that makes moving heavy loads easier and more efficient. But how do you decide between a hand truck vs dolly? Keep reading to learn

5 of the Very Best Tools for Moving Heavy Equipment

5 of the Very Best Tools for Moving Heavy Equipment Over 400 work-place fatalities involving heavy machinery occur each year. This is why if you work in a dangerous occupation, it's important to practice safe working habits. These safe habits are especially important when it comes to moving heavy equipment. Read below for the five best tools

Heavy Machine Safety: Avoiding Problems Through Proper Training

Heavy Machine Safety: Avoiding Problems Through Proper Training As of 2017, more than 18,000 injuries occurred in the U.S. due to machine safety accidents. Obviously, working around heavy equipment requires a level of respect for these large machines. Not being attentive or adhering to safety protocols can lead to injury or even death. And since each situation

Learn How to Use a Dolly With These Helpful Hints

Learn How to Use a Dolly With These Helpful Hints When used properly, a dolly can save time, can limit the wear and tear on your back, and can keep the product you're moving from being damaged. But, while using a dolly might seem straightforward, they're not as easy as they look. If you're not sure

Which Machinery Skates Have the Longest Shelf Life?

Which Machinery Skates Have the Longest Shelf Life? Heavy machinery is not just heavy—it's also bulky, awkward, and sometimes delicate. That's why if you move heavy machinery around even semi-regularly, you should have some machinery skates around your shop. Machine moving skates and machinery rollers save you tons of heavy lifting. (Literally!) They also save