Top Ten Benefits of Fork Truck Free with One Piece Flow and Small Lot

April 12, 2018 Events , Fork Truck Free Info , News Releases 4067 Views


Sturtevant, WI – Topper Industrial, the leader in material handling equipment, recently announced a new whitepaper explaining the top ten benefits of Fork Truck Free with One Piece Flow. One Piece Flow is a fundamental element of becoming lean and is simply defined when an organization processes what the customer wants, in the quantity wanted and when it is needed.

Fork Truck Free with One Piece Flow:

1. Improves safety by reducing motion, handling, and forklift movement 2. Improves quality by first defecting defects instead of creating a bad batch 3. Improves flexibility by shortening lead-times through processes (connected processes, smaller lot sizes) 4. Improves scalability by making equipment that is efficient with smaller lot sizes. 5. Reduces inventory by connecting processes and reducing lot sizes through quick changeover 6. Improves productivity by working on one thing at a time and cutting out wasted motion 7. Simplifies material replenishment by making the speed of material consumption steady and paced to a takt time 8. Frees up floor space by opening space used for inventory 9. Makes kaizen take root by exposing hidden problems and making them more visible 10. Improves morale by promoting cross-training and skill enhancement, as well as identifying and solving problems more quickly and reducing frustration

To gain access to the entire whitepaper, go to:

Topper Industrial, leaders in the material handling equipment industry, will be exhibiting at MODEX 2018 April 9-12, 2018 at booth B4475.

About Topper Industrial

For more than twenty years, Topper Industrial ( has been and continues to be a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment. Topper provides lean material handling solutions to the supply chain.

Topper Industrial is able to engineer and design Industrial Carts (Mother / Daughter Cart Systems, Quad Steer Carts or Tracking Carts, Specialized Delivery Carts, Transfer Carts with Roller Deck, Static Carts, Rotation Carts, Tilt Carts or Kitting Carts), Industrial Cart Components (Parts Department), Industrial Containers (Corrugated and Wire Mesh Containers), Pallets, Lift/Tilt Systems, and Racking. Topper Industrial designs all products with ergonomics in mind, focusing on ease of use and best positioning of material to get the job done. Topper Industrial is a proud member of MHI.


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