Dec 14

TAPS™ Keeps Pallet Jacks Charged and Ready

TAPS™, short for Trailer Auxiliary Power System, is a simple tool to ensure electric pallet jacks perform reliably and efficiently. Drivers spend a lot of time on the road. Depleted electrical equipment batteries can slow fleets down with unnecessary road calls, but Purkeys’ TAPS can charge electric pallet jack batteries between stops. TAPS uses an...

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Aug 26

PURKEYS’ TAPS MAKES USING ELECTRIC PALLET JACKS EASIER

  Downtime is a major issue in the trucking business. It costs companies money when trucks aren’t on the road. There are many causes for downtime, but malfunctioning equipment necessary for delivery is one of the most preventable. Purkeys developed the Trailer Auxiliary Power System (TAPS) with delivery rate and efficiency in mind. Mounted on...

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Aug 12

PURKEYS UPDATES THE TAPS TO INCLUDE AN EXTERNAL INDICATOR LIGHT

  Purkeys’ TAPS, or Trailer Auxiliary Power System, converts 12v DC power from the tractor to 110v AC power at the trailer. This allows fleets to keep electric pallet jacks and other electrical devices charged between deliveries without damaging the tractor batteries. The TAPS has been a Purkeys staple for several years but recently this electrical...

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Jul 29

PURKEYS’ TRAILER AUXILIARY POWER SYSTEM NOW HAS AN INDICATOR LIGHT

  Sales and Service Engineer Larry Rambeaux explains what Purkeys’ TAPS, or Trailer Auxiliary Power System, does and how the new indicator lights make diagnosing what the device is doing easier. The indicator lights allow fleets to see what the inverter is doing at a glance. When the truck starts, the indicator light will blink...

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Jul 10

HAVING TROUBLE KEEPING TRAILER ACCESSORIES CHARGED?

  TAPS Products can be adapted to fit a variety of needs Keeping an electric pallet jack charged can be a challenge. Heavy duty, commercial trucking fleets experience down time and revenue losses when electric pallet jack batteries don’t last the entire route. It also leads to shorter battery life when they are drained on...

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Apr 18

IS YOUR PALLET JACK LOSING POWER?

    Fleets are often in a situation where AC power is not available to charge pallet jacks while the truck is on the road. For long trips, this presents a serious situation, as pallet jacks are dead when the driver reaches delivery destinations. Purkeys developed an electronic controller system, known as the TAPS Kit...

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Jul 31

IMPROVE DELIVERY EFFICIENCY WITH AUXILIARY TRAILER POWER

Do you constantly seek for ways to be more efficient with product deliveries and reduce the physical demands on your drivers? The old way of relying on manual labor to deliver your product is proving slow and inefficient—not to mention physically demanding on the delivery team!  Companies are now looking to pre-wrap entire loads on...

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