Whether you work on the warehouse floor, up in the offices, or even in an office building without a warehouse, chances are you’ve encountered the idea of hot-desking already. As more and more offices move to an open floor plan and rely more on mobile productivity tools like laptops and tablets to get things done, Read the full article…

We know that in cases of maximizing warehouse space, the typical advice is to ‘look up’. And with good reason—vertical storage like pallet racks and bulk storage racks is a fast and efficient way to help store more products and keep everything a little tidier without having to move into a bigger warehouse or add Read the full article…

As business ramps up and the amount of stockable inventory you carry starts to rise, you may be faced with the temptation to move into a bigger warehouse or rent a second facility. This is understandable. A lot of warehouses think that a larger facility will solve most of their problems, and why wouldn’t they? 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 comes 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 start Read the full article…

The holiday season has descended upon the world of retail and distribution once again, and with it comes all the same ecstasy and agony we’ve grown accustomed to. Sure, the sales figures are always nice to go back over, but the chaos and pressure of the season in the meantime can be a lot for Read the full article…

It’s the phrase no warehouse manager wants to hear: “We’re losing a lot of money on storing/shipping our inventory”. While it may not be accurate to call these issues ‘unavoidable’, in many cases they tend to creep up without notice. Some of the biggest money sinks when it comes to inventory management and transport can Read the full article…

No matter how big your warehouse or how much you have to store, there’s always a few small items that can fall through the cracks. Literally, in some cases. If you deal in small components like electronics parts or hardware, it can be much harder to get an accurate number of how many products you Read the full article…

No matter what your position in the hierarchy, one thing that remains true about warehouses is just how expensive they can be to operate. Staffing costs, inventory costs, building/utility costs…even compared to other small businesses, these financial burdens can start to pile up after a while. Worse yet, there always seem to be a number Read the full article…

When it comes to organizing and designing your pallet racks, there’s more to it than you might expect. Sure, it’s important to know what size racks you’re getting, but the installation of pallet racks can actually bring a lot of additional considerations to make sure it fits the needs of your warehouse and can store Read the full article…

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