When it comes to heavy lifting in the shipping and freight industry, the right equipment can make the difference between a successful project and one that sucks more time and resources than you have.
That’s where a power liftgate comes into help. Depending on the specific needs of your business, a power liftgate allows you to transport heavy cargo without the need for storing additional equipment in the back of your truck.
Whether it’s aluminum or steel, most power liftgates are sturdy enough to support capacities that can go up to 6000 pounds.
If you want to make each job smoother for both your employees and trucks, then you ought to consider installing one. Here are the benefits a power liftgate can bring to your business:
As mentioned above, you won’t have to store and carry around additional equipment just to make lifting heavy merchandise an easier process. That means you’ll gain more storage space and, therefore, more profit in every delivery.
At the same time, you will no longer be dependent on equipment that might not be available to you when you need it the most. Lifting heavy cargo will no longer be an issue that you have to plan for or worry about on a day to day basis. Once installed, a power liftgate is everything you need to take care of your lifting needs.
- Better Customer Service
A power liftgate will mean that you’re not only better equipped than the competition but also more efficient. It might not seem much, but it can set you apart and convince prospective clients that they should choose you instead of your competitors. The promise of a smooth and quick lifting process for all their over-sized merchandise can be very alluring to your clients. Making it easier for both your employees and your customers can mean more orders that you can now handle and deliver in a professional way.
- Taking Better Care of Your Employees
You probably know by now that when your employees are happy, your business thrives. Let them know how much you care by making their work easier. Take the load off of their shoulders by installing a power liftgate. Not only will it make everyone’s life better but it can also keep you away from trouble. Remember that cargo handling injuries are among the most common ones and can result in serious claims.
- Better Insurance Deals
Since a power liftgate brings an added feature of protection for your work process, you will be able to get better deals for insurance claims. Less damage or accident risks means more money for you to use for more profitable expenses.
These are just some of the benefits a power liftgate can bring to your business. If you need help picking and installing one, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
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