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Maintenance Platform for The 934th Airlift Wing

American Warehouse Systems was recently asked to help solve an access problem for the Air National Guard 934th Airlift Wing in Minneapolis MN.  The 934th Airlift Wing, also known as the "Flying Vikings," is Minnesota's only Air Force Reserve unit. It is a combat-ready Air Force Reserve Command flying unit, which serves as the Department of Defense's host for Army, Navy, Marine and Air National Guard units at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, MN. The aircraft maintenance personnel at the 934th Airlift Wing needed a safe and easy way to access the top of their C-130H3 aircraft for inspection and repair.  In addition to simple access the 934th needed to store tools and other equipment at wing level to eliminate the need ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on August 25th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military,Air Force,mezzanine,Military,tool crib

Material Handling System for US Embassy Praia

When the US Embassy Praia in Cape Verde were planning to build a new warehouse distribution center they contacted American Warehouse Systems. Cape Verde is an island country off the west coast of Africa and is a little hard to get to for most American material handling systems integrators.  The client initially had great concern regarding the project because of their remote location and the need to get so much product delivered and installed by their required date.   Because American Warehouse Systems implements systems worldwide this location posed no problem whatsoever and we happily jumped in.  American Warehouse Systems has over 8000 material handling  items and services on GSA contract so procurement of the entire system was completed through this Federal contracting vehicle. Our seasoned consultants ... Read more