Triple Bottom Line Viewpoint Doc
Your material handling is a proven sustainability initiative that's often overlooked. And it touches areas including people & safety, planet, and profit. Learn why your material handling should be your next sustainability project.
Testimonial - United Distributors
Learn how the largest wine and spirit wholesaler in Georgia successfully managed their battery power with GUARANTEEDPower.
The Triple Bottom Line Approach
Material handling is an often-overlooked path to triple bottom line savings. See how we worked with a food industry client to transform their forklift power system and win a sustainability award.
Two-Minute Forklift Power Challenge Check-in
If you run 10 or more multi-shift forklifts, your power system is almost 50% of the cost of the forklift over its lifetime. That means there's a lot of opportunity to save big and increase uptime.
The Critical Power Scorecard
We’ve all heard the horror stories of what can happen when the power goes down—sometimes, for days or even weeks. In the best-case scenario, you lose money, time, and trust. In the worst-case scenario, your company never truly recovers.
The Material Handling Power Cost Checklist
If your facility runs more than one shift, Material Handling is one of your top three to five costs – and it’s ripe for potential savings. In fact, the busier your facility, the more potential to improve your bottom line.
The Missing Link in Minimizing your Supply Chain Cost
If you’re responsible for your company’s supply chain, you know the rules of the game keep changing. How can you ensure that you keep your competitive advantage, so you win in the last mile?
10 Questions to Ask About New Power Tech
Thinking about adopting lithium-ion, TPPL, or Hydrogen Fuel Cells? It may be right for you. Or it may be an expensive investment that doesn’t move you forward.
Mistakes That can Shorten your Forklift Battery Life
A battery is often 30% of a forklift's cost, so it's not an insignificant cost. Make sure you maintain it properly to get the full lifespan (typically 5 years) out of your batteries!
The Guaranteed Power Quiz
Is your forklift power system optimized so that your facility has the most uptime? Is your facility cost-effective? Take our quick and easy quiz and find out where you’re falling short!
The Material Handling Power Scorecard
You may think you’ve already cut costs as much as you can, but there’s one area—forklift power and maintenance—where the opportunity is often misunderstood.
Are you Wasting Power Quiz
Is your forklift power system optimized so that your facility has the most uptime? Is your facility cost-effective? Take our quick and easy quiz to find out where you're falling short!
The Material Handling Maintenance Scorecard
When it comes to your forklift maintenance and management, what if you could reduce your total cost of ownership by an average of 18% while also increasing your fleet uptime?
Proactive Forklift Power Management
Forklifts are a top expense for most high-velocity manufacturing and distribution companies, and the power that runs them equates to almost half of the cost. Yet, this area is traditionally overlooked when it comes to savings.
How to Design a Power System that Saves you $4K per Forklift
The difference between operational forklift power and optimized forklift power is dependent upon gathering and then understanding how to use the right data. Interested in making your company more successful?
Take the Risk out of New Technology
In a sea of endless technology options among TPPL, Lithium, Lead-acid and Hydrogen Fuel Cells — what's the best route to take as a distribution, maintenance or facility manager?
Converting to Electric Delivered $1M in EBITDA to Bottom Line for a Global Appliance Company
Six years ago, a global appliance manufacturer was interested in converting from LP (propane) to electric forklifts in their main warehouse.
Smithfield Foods: Increasing Uptime
Learn how the largest pork processor in the world increased uptime with with GUARANTEEDPower.
How Proactive Power Management Takes Risk And Cost Out Of Your Supply Chain
Whether your business is big or small, your supply chain is key to your company’s success. But forklift power is one of the most widely disregarded components of your company's operations and often handled with a highly reactive system.
How a Hybrid Solution can Work for Forklift Fleets
A food manufacturer and distributor was experiencing a host of challenges reliably maintaining power to their lift truck fleet within their cold storage distribution facility.
GuaranteedPOWER® Leads to Tremendous Savings
In 2014, the massive installation was executed with no disruption to the plant’s ongoing operations, and the shift to a lower cost of ownership approach commenced.
A Path to Zero Battery Changes
After two years of opportunity charging on half the system, Customer J was so pleased with Concentric’s approach, that it re-opened the prior contract on the first 20 trucks and converted those into a new opportunity/fast charging contract.
A Two-Pronged Approach to Maximize Efficiency
After a positive five-year relationship, the cold storage customer renewed its second multi-year contract with Concentric. The account also engaged Concentric to manage the power needs of 320 more lift trucks at four sister plants
With Battery Reduction, Less can Mean Much, Much More
Concentric proposed a 35% increase in ROI and guaranteed uptime through its GuaranteedPOWER® program. Eight years later, Concentric continues to track the health of the company’s batteries and chargers through proprietary remote monitoring systems.
GuaranteedPOWER®, Even for Cold Storage Environments
Enrolling in GuaranteedPOWER®, the company improved productivity and saved money. Now powering nearly 400 of the company’s trucks, Concentric is proud to be the company’s power partner.
Reliable Performance Starts with the Right Battery
Almost four years later, the account has had zero battery failures. Personnel that once had to constantly monitor and maintain the batteries has been able to shift their focus to overall system continuity.
Finding Faulty Components through Preventative Maintenance
See how a monthly schedule of preventative maintenance and proactive inspections keep the mission critical infrastructure systems sharp and reliable, establishing fail-safe reliability.
Set it and Forget it: The Path to Self Management
Learn how Concentric advised this customer to manage its own maintenance to increase the lifespan of their equipment to more than five years.
LP Gas to Electric Truck Conversion: A Success Story
Like many material handlers, a manufacturer of household appliances relied on LP lift trucks to power its operations at the local plant level.