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  Anyone in the medical industry is surely aware of the difficulties involved in keeping everything organized. There’s mountains of paperwork (yes, paperwork—many federal and state regulations require medical records to be kept physically as well as digitally), there’s a seemingly endless array of supplies and pharmaceuticals to keep track of, and it can all Read the full article…

  From food to pet supplies to many beauty products, bags are still a common solution for the packaging of many goods. They’re flexible, save space, and in a lot of cases they’re the easiest way to transport products of certain sizes (or a lot of them at once). The only problem with this approach, Read the full article…

Vitamins, supplements, controlled medicinal substances, even the equipment used to clean hospitals—there’s a lot of items that go into the healthcare industry, and each of them carries their own specific storage and manufacturing guidelines. Above and beyond being stored in the hospital or pharmacy itself, the way they’re stored inside your warehouse will be governed Read the full article…

  When you really think about it, it’s almost surprising how much of the work done in warehouses takes place on pallet racks. It makes sense—warehouses aren’t typically in the business of storing individual items except in special cases, and pallet racks are an easy way to expand your storage capacity and safely store heavier Read the full article…

  Out of all the standards and measurements warehouses should (or are required to) meet, CGMP is one of the newest—and potentially most perplexing for warehouse managers. CGMP stands for Current Good Manufacturing Practice. Similar to other manufacturing standards put in place by the FTC or ANSI, CGMP is a standard set forth by the Read the full article…

  For most parts of the country, this is a question you’ve probably gotten a lot lately, and it gets more irritating every time: “Boy, sure is hot out today, huh?”   Despite their well-intentioned efforts at small talk, they do have a point. Most parts of the U.S. (and many areas abroad, certainly) are Read the full article…

  Rightly so, food storage is a business that requires a lot of caution and regulation in order to keep your products—and customers—safe. If you work in food storage, you’re surely aware of the importance in preventing cross-contamination and cross-contact between food products, particularly involving common allergens such as peanuts and seafood, but you may Read the full article…

  Everyone, even the guy who runs your website with toys all over his desk, likes to keep a clean workspace. But there’s a difference between ‘clean’ and ‘hygienic’. Many warehouses that deal in more sensitive products like food, pharmaceuticals, and even personal care products like soap and shampoo need to be far more aware Read the full article…

  No matter how well-kept your warehouse or how hard your staff works, it feels like there’s always something that needs repair or upkeep. That’s not a judgment on the quality of your warehouse, just a simple fact of life: stuff breaks down eventually, and staying on top of it well enough to fix it Read the full article…

  Despite the best efforts of the last few months, it feels like warm weather has finally returned to most parts of the country. While the arrival of summer can be a good thing outside of work—cookouts, family vacations, reckless amounts of fireworks—it does mean any warehouse you manage is going to need a little Read the full article…

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