There was a time, in the early days of ecommerce, where a business could get away with one or two distribution centers. Even as recently as the previous decade, brick-and-mortar shopping prevailed and online shopping wasn’t expected to be so, well, immediate. But as times change and new customer demands begin to take precedence, Read the full article…

  Shelving Inc. recently completed a job at Legend Valve, which provides high quality valves and fittings for plumbing, industrial, commercial, and residential markets.  We first worked with Legend Valve a while back. With rapidly growing inventory, the company added an addition on to their building and required more storage to outfit the new space.  Read the full article…

  Celebrating 60 Years As 2020 nears to a close, we can’t help but pause and reflect on the momentous milestone that was hit – Shelving Inc. has now been in business for 60 years.  Our company has humble beginnings, starting in founder Jack Schodowski’s garage in 1960. At the time, he had three kids Read the full article…

  Warehouses can be a hard place to light sometimes, can’t they? The high ceilings, large facilities, and changing conditions can make them feel a bit…cavernous. These factors can all come together to make warehouses a difficult place to properly and safely light, and yet proper lighting is a crucial part of running and maintaining Read the full article…

  The holiday season can be a rough time for warehouses under the best of circumstances, but during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it can be an all-new challenge. The needs for social distancing and hygiene in the warehouse need to be balanced with the influx of orders in the near future, which are projected to Read the full article…

  The quest for the right picking method can feel never-ending, at times. Everyone has their own idea of what the best possible picking method should be, and every warehouse has their own needs that must be met as far as picking and packing are concerned. That said, there are some telltale signs as to Read the full article…

  A lot of warehouse managers have an idea that their perfect warehouse is an orderly, organized creature of habit – but these days, the opposite may be true. Thanks to the rise in eCommerce, warehouses have needed to be more flexible than ever before. New products can arrive at the drop of a hat, Read the full article…

  Out of all the areas of warehousing that have seen massive growth lately, one of the biggest has been the rise of refrigerated pharmaceuticals. Modern medical products often require more carefully-regulated storage methods than before, such as increased temperature regulation and safer storage from cross contamination. As a result, the need for refrigerated pharmaceutical Read the full article…

  The boom in ecommerce means our warehouses are stocking more items than ever before. Over the last decade, as Americans have become increasingly reliant on online shopping for everything from groceries to consumer goods, our warehouses have been full to the brim trying to keep up. While we’re all grateful for the increase in Read the full article…

  Whatever you might be growing, and no matter how big your grow operation may be, there’s one thing every greenhouse needs to worry about: Old Man Winter. Maybe we’re particularly sensitive to it because we’re from Michigan, but winter is always a hard thing to deal with for any industry, no matter what you Read the full article…

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