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Video: Employee Ownership at Cisco-Eagle 2019

December 31, 2019

Cisco-Eagle has been employee-owned since 2000. In this video, our employee-owners discuss what being an ESOP company means to them and how ownership affects their work and financial lives.

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Top 5 Blog Posts Of 2019

December 20, 2019

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With 2019 rounding to a close, we at Cisco-Eagle wanted to pretend to be the Pitchfork of the material handling industry and highlight five of the blog posts we’ve produced that we feel are the best. Our staff discussed, argued and analyzed every one (ok, maybe it was just me and maybe I just took some quick glances), and below we present the winners of the 37th annual Top 5 Blog Posts.

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Tips for Laying Out Your Pallet Rack System for Maximum Efficiency

December 17, 2019

pallet rack system in a warehouse

When you want to organize and optimize warehouse space, pallet racks are one of the best places to start, since racks occupy a large percentage of space in most warehouses. Good layouts let you optimize your facility, pick faster and store more. You can produce more, faster and safer.

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2019 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey Trends

December 12, 2019

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Each year, the Warehouse and Distribution Center Operations Survey asks logistics and warehouse operators about their current business and challenges. The responses showcase trends that companies are coping with. For the 2019 edition, not only did labor concerns again remain the top challenge, but many offered highlights as to how they are dealing with this industry-wide problem.

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Shoptalk: How Does AisleCop Work?

December 10, 2019

AisleCop Explanation

In this installment of Cisco-Eagle’s Shoptalk series, Markus explains how our AisleCop forklift safety system works to prevent dangerous pedestrian-forklift accidents in aisles, blind crossing and other dangerous areas in a facility.

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Cisco-Eagle’s 2019 ESOP Poster

November 26, 2019

ESOP 2019 poster

As a longtime member of the ESOP Association, we’re proud to be employee-owned since 2000. Every year, we participate in activities that help our employee-owners embrace the ownership culture that helps us provide exceptional customer service. One activity we highlight is the annual ESOP poster contest. This year, the contest winner was Denise Preuninger from our Little Rock office.

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How We Handle Project Management

November 19, 2019

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Material handling installations can be complicated by nature.

Shipments are coming from multiple sources, arriving at different times. Subcontractors from electrical installers to controls to cleaning crews must be coordinated. Layouts and concepts must be implemented on time, even as deadlines change while issues are being resolved. At the end of the process, the system must be commissioned and the people who will work in it trained. Maintenance and spare parts will be dealt with.

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OSHA’s 2019 Top 10 Violations

November 14, 2019

OSHA Top 10 Violations 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the fiscal year 2019. This year the Top 10 only features one change in the rankings but still highlights the most critical safety hazards your workers face on a daily basis. With an average of 5,000 fatal work injuries reported each year, using this list to review your safety offerings could make a difference.

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When Pallet Rack Expertise is Critical

November 7, 2019

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Pallet rack is the most common storage equipment you will find in most warehouses and industrial storage applications. On its face, rack is simple to specify, purchase and install, but there are situations where you should consult an expert involving space efficiency, seismic zones, safety, difficult loads and other situations. Let’s look into some situations where professional help is necessary.

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How Our Customers Rate Cisco-Eagle

October 29, 2019

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Any company can–and usually will–tell you it has great service. It’s easy to say that, but impossible to prove it. Until you’ve dealt with that company, you can’t know how good the experience will be. In some cases, you may get great service one time, poor service the next. Companies that dedicate time and effort to improving customer service systematically will tend to be more consistent and better at it. That’s what we’re trying to do.

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