It’s almost funny—for all the talk there is about safe storage in the warehouse, sometimes the only option for certain items is simply to stack them all up. Obviously this needs to be done with a degree of care and safety, but for a lot of pallets and bulkier items the only real option Read the full article…

  Whether it’s a huge pallet of individual items or one big bulky part that takes up space and strains your back, pallet racks can find themselves serving as the home for a lot of larger items. And even if the pallet racks themselves are doing all the ‘heavy lifting’ (pardon to pun) when it Read the full article…

  We all want a more accurate inventory, right? No matter what you store or how you handle it, it can feel like getting an accurate and fair inventory count is the toughest part of maintaining a warehouse. This can lead to a lot of bad habits along the way, as your desire to get Read the full article…

  While it’s true that warehouses exist to safely store product over a long period of time, the actual receiving of the product can be just as crucial to daily operations. Of course, any warehouse with regular product intake can find themselves with a lot on their plate, and after a while you might start Read the full article…

  As you can imagine, here at Shelving Inc we’re all about warehouse organization. But maybe we don’t spend enough time explaining why. Much like when your home is organized, having a clean and organized workplace can actually have a huge positive effect on your workers, both mentally and physically. These more intangible benefits can Read the full article…

  No matter what metrics you track or how your warehouse judges success, we all know the biggest impact on these numbers stems from the holiday months. The end of the year is where the biggest information about yearly sales, staffing levels, and other KPIs is found, due in large part to the pure sales Read the full article…

  While implementing barcodes can go a long way towards making inventory management that much easier, there’s a lot that can go wrong with it. Not in a completely catastrophic way, of course, but in just enough of a way that, if implemented incorrectly, can begin to cause bigger problems throughout the warehouse, and that Read the full article…

  Inventory is the backbone of warehouses—after all, without inventory to store, there’s not much point in having a warehouse, is there? But the thing nobody warns you about is that inventory is expensive to keep around. Even above and beyond the value of the goods themselves, inventory management can bring with it a large Read the full article…

  Overhead cranes come in very handy in a lot of warehouses—so long as you have the room. Frequently seen in the shipping/receiving areas of most warehouses to help move goods along, as well as areas where heavier goods tend to be stored or relocated to most often (including the stuff that is too big Read the full article…

  Pallet racks are one of the hardest-working warehouse installations you’re likely to come across. They’re expected to carry the heaviest loads in the warehouse, and due to the amount of goods being stored on them the wear and tear they encounter is constant. Yet they stand there, without complaint, patiently waiting for another forklift Read the full article…

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