Warehouse reorganization can be a daunting and intimidating prospect, but it’s a challenge that comes for nearly every warehouse eventually. Whether you need to refocus your product line on something else, you need to shift stock around to free up space, or your workers are just having too much trouble finding the goods they Read the full article…

  The development of new food technology has allowed fresh food to be frozen and transported safely all over the world without running the risk of the food expiring or becoming tainted before it gets to the customer. Of course, food transportation on that scale requires a great deal of cold storage to help it Read the full article…

  For certain industries, lot tracking is a crucial step in keeping their products safe and shippable. Many products that need to be tracked together in a group, whether it be due to shelf life, expiration date, or batch numbers, are better served with lot tracking. Lot tracking is the act of keeping similar items Read the full article…

  While many people dislike the idea of change (and let’s face it, that’s all of us at least sometimes), change is a natural occurrence in both life and work. Nowhere is this truer than in a warehouse. While the basic duties of warehouse management may never really change, the constantly changing demands of warehousing Read the full article…

  Whether your warehouse has to pack up pallets to ship out to their final destination, or you assemble your own pallets for easier storage of smaller/irregularly shaped items, building a pallet is a common task for many different warehouse workers. While the steps to building a pallet will vary depending on the items being Read the full article…

  That might sound like a pretty backwards idea to anyone with experience in the industry, but follow us for a bit. Inventory reduction is a necessary part of any business, although a lot of warehouses don’t quite get as in-depth with it as they should. When was the last time you had to clearance Read the full article…

  No matter how you feel about performing them, inventory counts are a necessary facet of warehouse operations. After all, a warehouse is nothing without its inventory, and proper inventory management is what’s going to keep your warehouse open, successful, and ahead of the competition. One of the biggest ways to properly manage inventory is Read the full article…

  Order picking is a critical part of any warehouse, no matter how big the warehouse or what products they deal in. Any given warehouse, whether they sell to the public or distribute goods to other retail outlets, needs to rely on a strong order picking process to make sure orders are packaged properly, shipped Read the full article…

  For warehouses of any size, creating the right locations is crucial. By ‘locations’, we don’t just mean things like “the break room.” In the context of warehouse design, ‘locations’ are the parts of your warehouse layout along a set picking path, including warehouse shelves and storage solutions that store inventory and affect how your Read the full article…

  Whatever your industry, whatever products you deal in, inventory accuracy is critical for any warehouse or distribution center. Accurate inventories can help you keep on top of potential shortages and item loss before it has a chance to affect your bottom line, but for maximum effectiveness these counts need to be done as proactively Read the full article…

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