30 Mar 2017

Before you answer, did you consider both your inbound and outbound docks?  Advanced technology is very apparent on the outbound docks at warehouses, DCs & 3PL operations. From narrow aisle racking to voice picking, robotics to automated conveyor systems, much consideration has been given to increasing efficiency and productivity. If your outbound docks are futuristic […]

13 Oct 2016

As innovation seeps its way into warehouses, the speed & scope of business is changing at a rapid pace. From automated guided vehicles to voice pickers, change is happening inside distribution centers. But what about the docks? While much time, effort and capital has been spent on improving certain areas, in many ways, the unloading […]

04 Jul 2016

  Efficiency is the name of any corporate game. It means doing things better & faster without jeopardizing the safety of your workforce or end product. Although developing a plan to make your warehouse more efficient may sound simple, in fact, it can be quite challenging. Here are some tips on what to focus on. […]

14 Jun 2016

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS), manufacturers of the Destuff-ITTM product line, is proud to announce the launch of a new rental program. Under this program, a Restuff-ITTM machine will be available for short and long term rental periods.  The Restuff-ITTM is a bi-directional unit designed to aid workers who load and unload floor-based […]

25 May 2016

The industrial revolution was based on people creating machines to do work more effectively. Many early adopters realized savings far exceeding initial estimates. This is similar to the Destuff-IT™. Once installed, on average, these machines have an ROI of less than 24 months and are exceeding the overall user expectations. Unloading operations see benefits of […]

24 May 2016

Machine innovations have typically been driven by a need to make work easier. The Destuff-IT™ is undeniably good at what it is designed to do and is a ‘game changer’. It delivers more than what is expected and is distinctively different from other solutions such as extendable belt conveyors and powered roller conveyors. It functions […]

20 May 2016

Let’s explore the holdbacks to purchasing new equipment. Ethics, safety, company culture and environmental concerns can all affect the decision-making process. Prioritizing capital expenditures can also be challenging as there can be competing projects for the same funding. While there is a cost to purchasing new equipment, there is also a cost companies incur when […]

13 May 2016

In Ontario, both employers and employees play a vital role to ensure health & safety requirements are met in the workplace. At ELS, we take this responsibility seriously. In accordance with the Ministry of Labour, ELS has a Joint Health & Safety Committee which is composed of worker and employer representatives. Together, JHSC members are […]

21 Apr 2016

Regardless of the container size, size of box or weight of box, companies who start using a Destuff-IT™ machine over their usual step-stool method ALWAYS see a reduction in the number of man hours required to unload a container or trailer by 50%. Read that again — 50%. Because the number of man hours required […]