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76) Four way stringer pallet

A pallet which utilizes stringers in its construction with these stringers being notched to allow four way insertion of forks.

77) Full perimeter pallet

A pallet which utilizes a block design and incorporates the use of deckboards and stringer configured in the same plane.  Such a configuration results in the formation of a complete framework on both ends and both sides.

78) Drayage

Transportation of materials and freight on a local basis, but intermodal freight carriage may also be referred to as drayage.

79) Dunnage

Materials or devices used in the securing and/or bracing of products during shipments.

80) Empty pallet stacker

A transporter or device used to distribute, move and store empty pallets.

81) Four-way container

A container that is accessible from all four sides for storage and retrieval purposes.

82) Detachable frame pallet

A pallet that features a frame or superstructure that is removable.

83) Exchange pallet

Refers to a pallet that is used by several shippers whose ownership is transferred when the ownership of the unit load is transferred.

84) Enclosed track

A track section, usually in a rectangular tube shape, that possesses a continuous slot running lengthwise along the underside of the section.  This slot permits carriers and end trucks to travel on the interior bottom flange of the track section.

85) Electric Hoist

A suspended machinery unit that is powered by electrically driven motors and is used to lift or lower a freely suspended (unguided) load.  Generally uses chain or wire rope as its lifting medium.

86) Double girder crane

An overhead traveling bridge crane that utilizes two bridge beams set atop the runway (end) trucks.  Generally this type of crane utilizes a top running trolley hoist which moves along the top of the two bridge beams on its own set of trucks/trolley wheels.  The hook from the hoist "falls" between the two bridge beams.  Headroom under the crane is increased by utilizing this hoist/crane configuration.

87) Enclosed track monorail

A track section, usually in a rectangular tube shape, that possesses a continuous slot running lengthwise along the underside of the section.  This slot permits carriers and end trucks to travel on the interior bottom flange of the track section.

88) Ergonomic

The design of working conditions to better accommodate the human body's capabilities and limitations (human factors).  Ergonomics is also known as the study of work tasks with an emphasis on reducing to a practical minimum the physiological cost of doing the work.

89) Decking

The material, generally made from welded wire, that is placed on shelves, rack load beams or walks to support loads of variable sizes. The decks or flooring of a mezzanine can be made of several different types of materials depending upon the requirements, features and capacity of the mezzanine. These flooring/decking options may include bar grating, plank grating, wood planking, plywood, composite materials and cement.

90) Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment (EASE) Industry Group

Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment (EASE) is the resource for trends, information, practices, equipment, and organizations that focus on ergonomics and improving the working interface between people and the materials they must move and use to reduce injury, increase productivity while providing a significant return on investment.