Ben Chambers Author 

Warehouse Cleaning Machines: A NECESSITY for Logistics Warehouses

warehouse cleaning machines

Warehouse cleaning machines should be an integral part of any industrial cleaning routine. As a Warehouse Manager, you need to ensure that your workspace is best positioned for efficiency, productivity and overall safety. When trying to achieve this, proper cleaning is often overlooked – which doesn’t make any sense to us, at all. 

But why do you need a warehouse cleaning machine? What’s so special about them that can’t be achieved with other cleaning machinery and items? Don’t worry if you’re not sure – you’re not on your own. Industrial floor cleaning machines can be used effectively in a wide variety of industries – it’s a lack of knowledge around them that restricts their usage. 

On the surface, they seem like a hefty investment, don’t they? However, once you see the benefits and clear need for them within your organisation, you’ll wish that you bit the bullet earlier. This post will highlight the key features of a warehouse cleaning machine and why they’re a necessity for any logistics warehouse.


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Unrivalled Cleanliness and Results

Warehouse cleaning is often viewed as a laborious and tedious task. With that in mind, because it doesn’t directly drive revenue, a lot of businesses don’t prioritise it. This is where they’re going wrong. If warehouse cleaning isn’t a priority, it likely means that an insufficient amount of time is spent cleaning and corners are often cut. 

Due to the busy nature of logistics warehouses, mess can be generated pretty easily. If you’re not adequately attending to this mess, you’re increasing the chances of accidents happening. With accidents, of course, you have your team members’ health to be concerned about – but that’s not the end of it. There can be a whole world of knock-on effects from accidents happening – compensation, downtime and low morale, to name a few. 

Warehouse cleaning machines produce unrivalled cleanliness and results. Whether you’re using a scrubber dryer to deep clean the floor or a floor sweeper to pick up anything in its way, you won’t create the same results with any other equipment or machinery. Impeccably clean warehouses are the safest places to work. There are already enough hazards in a warehouse – you don’t have to add to the list with slipping and tripping hazards that can be dealt with. 

Warehouse floors can prove hard to clean with years of build-up to deal with – if you don’t keep on top of them, that is. If you use the right equipment though, you’ll never be left to face this issue. 


Speed and Convenience

Warehouse cleaning is often avoided due to businesses believing it takes a long time to carry out. Which if you have the wrong equipment, it can do. With the assistance of industrial floor cleaning machines, you can streamline your cleaning process and dramatically speed things up. All while improving your results too – surely, that’s a win-win for all businesses, right? 

The time saved by improving your cleaning regime can be reinvested into areas of your business that need it the most. In logistics warehouses, pressured deadlines and relentless delivery slots mean that your operations should be as strict as possible and always on schedule. Any extra time is welcomed and an easy way of gaining more is improving your cleaning process. 

Scrubber dryers wet, clean and dry the floor all in one smooth, sweeping motion. That way, you don’t have to wait for the floor to dry for your operations to start back up again. This removes any chance of slips, trips and falls and means that your cleaning downtime period doesn’t have to be long at all. The level of cleanliness from a scrubber dryer is groundbreaking – believe us. 

Floor sweepers are perfect for running around the warehouse as and when you need them. Logistics warehouses are often around the clock enterprises, so any quick opportunity to address urgent cleaning issues needs the right equipment. Whether at the end or in between shifts, floor sweepers are a convenient way of ensuring that your workplace is primed for the next shift to start and remove any potential service disruptions. 


Easy to Use

To get the most out of your warehouse cleaning routine, you need to ensure that the equipment you introduce is easy to use by all of your team members. If machinery is hard to use, it’ll need extensive training to be able to operate safely and effectively. Plus, if only a select few team members know how to use the machine, it may leave a roadblock should they be on annual leave or off-site. 

Plus, if processes are made hard, it can easily put your team off doing them. That goes for anything, not just cleaning! With that in mind, by introducing equipment that’s simple to operate and has no trouble producing groundbreaking results, they’ll be a lot more favourable of the process. 

Scrubber dryers and floor sweepers are very user-friendly. They require minimal initial training, which means that your team members can easily get to grips with them and not have any trouble operating them. Plus, at Beta Solutions, we can provide all of our customers the necessary training that’s required for them to get the most out of their machines. 

Without the right training, machines can be used incorrectly. Or, if there’s a problem with your machine, team members won’t know how to troubleshoot these in the right manner. By expanding your team members knowledge, you’ll be prolonging the life cycle of your machine. 


Warehouse Cleaning Machines: Our Recommendations

Factory Cat Model 34


warehouse floor cleaning machine model 34


This walk-behind floor sweeper is proven to pick up anything that’s in its way! It’s the perfect machine for running around a logistics warehouse after or in between shifts. Plus, if it needs to be called upon during a shift during a strict schedule, it’ll have no bother in complying with your every need. 

It’s the original machine that the Factory Cat brand was built upon – so durability and longevity are in its nature! Knowing that you can rely upon the machine to deliver results time and time again makes the investment all the more easier, right? For groundbreaking results and improved overall efficiency, this is the machine for you! 

It’s key features are:

  • Chassis Construction 1/8” (3 mm): Powder Coated Steel.
  • Front Wheel (Diameter × Width): 6” × 2” (15 × 5 cm) – Non-Marking Solid Grey.
  • Rear Wheels (Diameter × Width): (2×) 10” × 2” ([2×] 25 × 5 cm) – Non-Marking Grey.
  • Size (L × W × H): 58” × 31” × 38” (147 × 79 × 96 cm).
  • Weight (w/o Batteries) : 295 – 345 lbs (134 – 156 kg).
  • Weight (w/ Standard Batteries): 425 – 475 lbs (193 – 215 kg).


Factory Cat GTX


warehouse floor cleaning machine GTX scrubber dryer


This ride-on scrubber dryer is ideal for making your logistics warehouse as clean as it possibly can be. They’re busy places, so you must ensure that you’re equipped properly to tackle the array of operational dirt and debris that can easily build up. With the GTX, you’ll have no issues breaking through any build-up and leaving your warehouse best positioned for smooth operations. 

The machine is easy to manoeuvre, which means that your team will have no trouble operating it when cleaning. Plus, should you have any issues with the machine, it’s easily serviced and most problems can be resolved with simple troubleshooting tactics. It’s easy to see why this scrubber dryer is one of our most popular within logistics warehouses. 

It’s key features are: 

  • Tank Material: Poly 3/8” (9.5 mm).
  • Chassis Construction: 3/16” (4.8 mm) & 1/8” (3.1 mm) Steel Powder Coated Steel.
  • Front Wheel (Diameter × Width): 10” × 3” (25.4 × 7.6 cm) – Solid Grey, Non-Marking.
  • Rear Wheels (Diameter × Width): (2×) 12” × 3” ([2×] 30.5 × 7.6 cm) – Solid Grey Non-Marking.
  • Size (L × W × H): 64” × 34” × 56” (162.6 × 86.4 × 142.2 cm).
  • ST/HD Weight (w/o Batteries): 725 lbs (328.85 kg) – 850 lbs (350.55 kg).
  • ST/HD Weight (w/ Batteries): 1,195 lbs (542 kg) – 1,325 lbs (601 kg).


Beta Solutions Can Help With All of Your Industrial Floor Cleaning Needs

When looking for the ideal machine, it’s crucial that you don’t rush into things. Having the right equipment is vital for producing the results that you desire. Should you choose the wrong machine, you could be facing a wasted investment and no incremental changes to your overall processes. 

At Beta Solutions, we care about our customers and their needs. Our team works tirelessly alongside our clients to ensure that their requirements are exceeded, so that they find the perfect machine for their individual business. Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach that can be taken, so we’re meticulous in our approach to ensure all bases are covered. 

From industrial cleaning machines to cleaning solutions and chemicals, we can provide our customers with everything that they need. For more information on how we can help, please download a copy of our free guide! It includes everything you need to know to help make the buying process as smooth as it can be.