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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

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TriFactor Seminar Delivers Information on Planning Your Next Warehouse or DC

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

LAKELAND, FL — The details involved in planning a new warehouse or distribution center can seem endless, but each step is critical to a successful project and well designed facility. TriFactor, LLC, a leading material handling integrator based in Lakeland, FL, recently hosted a seminar to address the seven key steps to planning a warehouse or distribution center.

Distribution professionals attended the seminar that was held at the TriFactor Learning Center. Craig Bertorello, TriFactor's Vice President of Operations, presented the seven critical steps to planning your warehouse, as well as a 10-Point Checklist to ensure the best warehouse layout is developed for each individual and unique operation. In addition, a detailed project timeline was discussed, with the average project covering over one year!

The seminar helped those in attendance to better understand the complexity of planning that must be implemented to provide a company with the best material handling and construction solution suited for their needs. Those in attendance were encouraged to interact with presenter Craig Bertorello. Some questions related to design and best practices arose, giving Bertorello a chance to answer with advice tailored to specific applications.

"We put together the seminar in order to give attendees the knowledge they needed to make an informed decision as to the benefits of early collaboration with all stakeholders in these complicated projects including architects, general contractors, fire safety contractors, insurance underwriters and material handling systems integrators," said J.J. Phelan, Chief Operating Officer for TriFactor, LLC. "Craig gave an influential presentation and was able to field some great in-depth questions. Hopefully, everyone left with a little more knowledge on this important topic."

For information on upcoming TriFactor seminars, please visit In addition, the online TriFactor Learning Center hosts a white paper composed by presenter, Craig Bertorello on the seminar's information covered. TriFactor, LLC has extensive expertise in planning, designing and implementing innovative material and information handling solutions that shorten the order-to-delivery cycle for manufacturers and distributors.

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