So, you’ve just purchased a whole new fleet of bright and shiny shopping carts for your retail store, now what?
Keep It CleanThe easiest way to keep up your shopping carts is to regularly clean them. Cleaning your carts does more than make them look nice, but it actually helps maintain the usability of the carts. If you are looking for an effective and fast way to clean your fleet of carts, try applying a standard degreaser, brushing away large debris by hand and then power washing with hot water. Aside from bringing back your carts’ beautiful shine, the hot water will kill off bacteria and remove rust. We’ve all pushed a cart around a store with a piece of tape or other obstacle lodged in the wheel; make sure your customers never experience that.
Make RepairsAfter each cart is cleaned, you can then inspect them and see which ones are in need of additional repairs. Here’s what you need to be looking for:
- Loose / squeaky wheels
- Damaged bumpers
- Broken wires
- Loose / bent handles
- Bent casters
Why Bother With Shopping Cart Maintenance?While it might not seem like a great use of your time, regularly maintaining your shopping carts is a very wise time investment for two main reasons:
- Avoid Replacements – Replacing shopping carts might seem like an easy quick fix to your problem, but replacements add up over time. You will save a great deal in the long run by setting aside time and making necessary replacements to your carts as needed.
- Reduce Liability – Shopping carts that are in constant working order will reduce the number of liability-related incidents. Store equipment failure is one the leading causes of worker’s compensation and negligence related lawsuits, so keep your employees’ and customers’ health secure with properly operating shopping carts.
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Your first line of defense against shopping cart malfunctions is to have the best shopping carts out there. If you are looking for new shopping carts or baskets, contact the Good L. Corporation today!
Good L Corporation delivers innovative shopping cart and basket solutions for retailers on a global scale. From a fleet of new custom carts to launch your store opening to replacement baskets that supplement your existing shop supply, Good L Corp can configure the right carryall strategy to boost your retail business. Let’s get started! Contact us today for a no-pressure sales quote.
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