“Fixed infrastructure” is one of those things every warehouse has, and every warehouse worker has interacted with – but not one that every warehouse worker thinks about.   What is fixed infrastructure?   “Fixed infrastructure”, in warehousing terms, refers to any installation in your warehouse that’s necessary for getting work done, but tends to Read the full article…

  To paraphrase the great Stevie Ray Vaughan, a lot of people and places right now can’t stand the weather. If your neck of the woods has been anything like us here in Southeast Michigan, you’ve probably been dealing with an awful lot of rainfall lately – and if there’s a lot of rain in Read the full article…

  Warehouses, no matter how spacious or well-planned, always tend to have those little spaces left over. Awkward corners, small aisles or gaps, ceilings that aren’t quite tall enough to fit things like pallet racking – they can all be kind of a hassle in any warehouse, but they can present an opportunity if you’re Read the full article…

  These days, perhaps more than ever, speed is of the essence in the medical industry. Various factors have come together to put a great deal of strain on the medical warehousing industry. The increased demand for various medicines, combined with the prioritization of vaccine delivery and storage, has meant that medical warehouses need to Read the full article…

  Shelving Inc. recently completed a full-facility installation at America’s Most Wanted 4×4, a Jeep specialty shop located in Holly, MI. Customizing and shipping Jeeps all over the world, their business has continually grown over the years. They recently purchased a new building to serve as their world headquarters – and that’s where Shelving Inc. Read the full article…

  “Mobile warehousing” is one of the biggest trends to hit the warehousing industry lately – and considering how many warehousing trends we’ve seen over the past year or two, that’s really saying something. Thanks to the growing demands of ecommerce and an overall increase in delivery times, warehouses and retailers have been coming up Read the full article…

  Just like any industry, the world of warehousing is subject to its own trends, changing needs, and buzzwords. As a warehouse manager or employee, you’ve surely lived through a number of them yourself, and this last year or so has been no exception. One trend that’s been gaining momentum among businesses looking to better Read the full article…

  From beer to tuna and everything in between, canned goods are a staple of American food retail and commerce. Long gone are the days where people cracked jokes about all canned food being SPAM – these days, the convenience and ubiquity of cans have made them an attractive storage and distribution solution for products Read the full article…

  From the major national brands to the batch-made local favorites, beer distributors are the backbone of the beer industry. Serving as something of a middleman between the brewers and the retail outlets that sell them to the customer, beer distributors fulfill many different roles in the process – shipping/logistics, distribution, and even storage until Read the full article…

  Buffer inventory, also known as ‘safety stock’, can be a crucial part of any warehouse’s inventory supply. The term ‘buffer inventory’ refers to any overflow stock specifically kept for the purpose of avoiding stock shortages. This inventory is typically counted separately from the ‘active’ inventory, as it isn’t accessed as frequently, even for more Read the full article…

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