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Concrete and wheels for the win
There’s no denying that the life of a farm box operator can sometimes be highly physical and exhausting. There’s carrying, lifting, bending, sweeping, packing, unpacking, digging, shovelling, planting, potting on, watering, and weeding…. the list goes on and on! Even if you love what you do, there will be times when you wish it were just a bit easier!
At Ooooby, we know the trials and tribulations you’ll be experiencing, as we’ve experienced them too – so hopefully, we can offer a few hints and tips along the way. In this article, it is; concrete and wheels.
Probably not the subject matter you were expecting; however, stick with us.
If you have a packing shed/warehouse/barn/lean-to, whatever it may be, and it doesn’t have a solid, level floor, then we’d advise investing in it. Combine this with a large proportion of your equipment and stock being able to be wheeled around, and you save yourself a tremendous amount of time and effort.
In the video below, you’ll see a few examples.
Still, carrying your crates? Think again. Stuck in one area to pack your boxes? It doesn’t have to be that way. Unpacking vans a slow and laborious task? Here are a few products on the market that could help you.
And if you happen to have a shopping trolley lying around, here’s a great way of using wheels to pack potatoes from Tolhurst Organics.