The flow of items and traffic through a warehouse is one of the most crucial parts of a warehouse’s overall operations, but it’s one that can be subject to a number of changes and upsets. Warehouse flow is perhaps most strongly impacted by external factors such as inventory levels, staffing levels, and overall product Read the full article…

  Shelving Inc. recently completed a large pallet racking job for Kay Automotive, an automotive trim company in Lake Orion. Read on for their unique storage challenges and how we were able to customize the best solution for them.   Outgrowing Fast Kay Automotive is rapidly growing, manufacturing custom pieces while now stocking all OEM Read the full article…

  COVID-19 or not, if there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that ordering groceries online is big business these days. And we’re not talking about one of those services where someone goes shopping on your behalf – ecommerce grocery shopping is a huge part of both food sales and overall online sales Read the full article…

  While the coronavirus continues to rear its ugly head in America, businesses have felt the impact at every part of the supply chain. Even after the initial surge of ecommerce demand and warehouse shipments during the quarantine has decreased, online orders and direct-to-consumer shipping is still at an all-time high, and it’s had an Read the full article…

  As businesses and homes find new ways to adapt to the coronavirus and keep each other safe, it’s been important to understand the occasionally conflicting information being released about the virus. One of the things that experts have gone back and forth on, as they uncover new information about the virus, is how well Read the full article…

  Earlier this year, Shelving.com hosted its sixth annual Business Process Management Scholarship, offering one grand prize of $1,500 and two runner-up prizes of $1,000 to college students pursuing a major in business or a business-related field of study.  This time around, we chose to put a focus on our local community – narrowing applicants’ Read the full article…

  While inventory demand has been at an all-time high during the coronavirus and its corresponding pandemics, there might actually be some advantages to restricting your inventory during COVID-19. Earlier this month, Amazon – the obvious bellwether for the warehousing industry – announced that they would be restricting inventory in certain areas to help manage Read the full article…

  In these days of fast deliveries, daily ecommerce orders, and constant product flow, it can be handy to understand just how much your pallet racks store per day. Pallet racks are still among the most popular and widely-used warehouse shelving solutions, but a lot of warehouses don’t quite use them to their full potential. Read the full article…

  Even as warehouses attempt to get back to ‘normal’ during the COVID-19 pandemic, most operations have had to find ways to update themselves for safety. The risk of coronavirus being spread through crowded workplaces and/or outgoing shipments still looms large, and many warehouses have had to implement stricter safety & hygiene rules to keep Read the full article…

  Whether it’s during the pandemic or back in, let’s say, calmer times, the right inventory count could make or break a warehouse. Inventory counts are a major part of any warehouse operation, as they can help keep orders accurate, help you identify potential problems or shortages, and give you a better idea of what Read the full article…

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