Magline developed both its Bulk Delivery Truck and CooLift Delivery System for ergonomic delivery. Both delivery vehicles are designed to be loaded with product in an environmentally controlled warehouse rather than at the delivery site, and then these vehicles are loaded onto and unloaded from a truck by use of a liftgate or specialized jack. Joe Howeth, sales system manager for Magline, explained, “One of the key ideas to this is that they reduce the amount of bending and twisting that the driver has to do. With this method, the delivery driver does not have to bend to move the product and instead only maneuvers the cart or delivery system.”
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Magline, Inc. (www.magliner.com) manufactures a complete line of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions under the Magliner brand. Recently named one of the Great Supply Chain Projects of 2013 according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Magliner solutions are used in the beer, soft drink, food service, parcel delivery, home healthcare, and other distribution industries. Magline also offers implementation consulting and solutions for reducing service times and eliminating waste during deliveries. Magline, the manufacturer of the innovative CooLift Delivery System, allows distributors to deliver more product in less time, combining an easily maneuverable and high capacity hydraulic lifting truck with integrated plastic “half” pallets for improved safety and efficiency. Magline was named a finalist in the MHI Innovation Award. Follow Magline on Twitter at @MaglineInc.