Complying with supply chain rules and regulations is a must. Every year, many U.S. companies have to pay millions of dollars in penalties when supply chain compliance violations are discovered. In 2021, the Business Continuity Institute found that 83% of businesses experienced supply chain disruptions over the last year, many of which were not Read the full article…

  Shelving.com recently completed a job at RAM Solutions Inc., a local industrial equipment supplier.  Due to company growth, RAM Solutions was now required to store far more products at their facility. This increase in inventory was met with a severe lack of storage space—with the floor completely full, they had no room to take Read the full article…

  While spring cleaning is often associated with the home, this is an optimal time to reassess and reorganize your warehouse—making improvements in safety and efficiency to prepare for a successful remainder of the year.  Before beginning, we recommend creating a checklist that prioritizes your projects and their deadlines to help stay on track. These Read the full article…

  We recently partnered with RC Driver, one of the largest influencers in the radio control model industry. Sharing projects, tips, and how to’s in his workshop, RC Driver wanted to create a more functional, organized workspace. With the RC hobby comes many items – like remote control cars, chargers, and radios. While his original Read the full article…

  Few words can send a chill down the spine of warehouse staff than “unsold inventory”.  Not only do they represent a lack of potential income, they can also create organizational hassles up and down the supply chain. The space given over to unsold inventory, if not properly managed, can start to create headaches for Read the full article…

  As climate change affects the world at large, so too does it affect the inventory we work with. Keeping products safe during lengthy shipping times, or periods of extreme temperatures, is a difficult task on the best of days, but this goes double for the sort of extreme heat waves we’ve been experiencing throughout Read the full article…

  “Fixed infrastructure” is one of those things every warehouse has, and every warehouse worker has interacted with – but not one that every warehouse worker thinks about.   What is fixed infrastructure?   “Fixed infrastructure”, in warehousing terms, refers to any installation in your warehouse that’s necessary for getting work done, but tends to Read the full article…

  We are excited to announce the winners of our seventh annual 2021 Business Process Management Scholarship contest! Congratulations to first place recipient Marisa Mullins, and runner-up recipients Rachel Romaine and Ian Schoenmeyer.  As a family-owned business, we recognize the importance of higher education and aim to do our part in assisting students during their Read the full article…

  To paraphrase the great Stevie Ray Vaughan, a lot of people and places right now can’t stand the weather. If your neck of the woods has been anything like us here in Southeast Michigan, you’ve probably been dealing with an awful lot of rainfall lately – and if there’s a lot of rain in Read the full article…

  Warehouses, no matter how spacious or well-planned, always tend to have those little spaces left over. Awkward corners, small aisles or gaps, ceilings that aren’t quite tall enough to fit things like pallet racking – they can all be kind of a hassle in any warehouse, but they can present an opportunity if you’re Read the full article…

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