Where are Twinkies Made?

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We all know Twinkies are amongst the most delicious snack foods out there, but we all may not know where they come from. So...Where are Twinkies Made? The Twinkie factory is located in Emporia, KS. Don't stop there though, learn where the rest of your favorite foods our located in our interactive "W .....

Top 5 Ways to Invest in Your Warehouse

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So your warehouse is operating smoothly, and you’re saving money for your company by being so efficient. Chances are, however, you've got a lot of growing to do. A study by Intermec has shown that the average warehouse in the UK loses 3,000 hours annually due to unproductive work. There are bound .....

History of Cardboard Boxes

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When Was the Cardboard Box Invented? The cardboard box was invented all the way back in 1817 in England. The box was simple paperboard and was not corrugated, but it was a box (Kellogg Cereals helped popularize this box in the mid-1800s)! There have been many incarnations of the cardboard box along .....

Pallet Racking Systems In Material Handling

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    Pallet racking systems save millions of dollars in warehouse dollars each year. Racking systems capitalize on the idea of expanding vertically, instead of horizontally. This simple, yet intuitive idea saves an unimaginable amount of space and resources. What Is a Pallet Racking System? Ra .....

How Is Paper Recycled?

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    Recycling paper is becoming more of a concern for Americans. In 2011, approximately 46 million tons of paper and paperboard were recycled. As you can imagine, it takes a huge operation to handle this much paper. Most consumer’s recycling efforts begin and end at the wastebasket. We s .....

When Was The Forklift Invented

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  When Was The Forklift Invented? The forklift was invented in 1906, and used in the same way we continue to use them today.   What Came Before the Forklift? Humans have always needed to lift stuff, but haven’t always known the means to do so effectively. Hoists were developed and used i .....

Warehouse Sanitation Techniques

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  Warehouse Sanitation Techniques - Video Transcript   Hello and welcome to the Premier Handling Solutions’ video series on running a safer and more efficient warehouse! The media is quick to warn the public of massive food recalls. In the year 2009, a massive peanut recall had us all ch .....

Why Is It Called a Dolly?

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  Why is it called a Dolly? You might call it a hand truck, hand cart, dolly, or a “thingymabobber with wheels to carry stuff”. Regardless of its name, it’s one of the oldest pieces of material handling equipment in existence.   When Did Dollies Originate? The original forms of dolli .....