Food storage is a major part of the warehouse business, especially these days due to the amount of different options people have for choosing and buying food. Frozen storage, fresh produce, dry goods – no matter what your warehouse stores, food storage can carry with it a lot of requirements, challenges, and needs that you Read the full article…

  Product numbering and barcoding is a fact of life for every warehouse, no matter what products you deal in, but there’s a lot more that goes into it than you might expect. If you’re new to the world of generating barcode numbers, or if you think there has to be a better way to Read the full article…

Warehouse analysis can take many different shapes and forms as needed, and it can be hard to know exactly what method will work best for your warehouse. A common type of analysis many warehouses have been turning to these days is ABC analysis. ABC analysis is a simple method of categorizing inventory that divides items Read the full article…

One of the biggest—and most consistent—headaches for any warehouse designer is the placement of their shelves. Warehouse shelves are a crucial part of any given warehouse design or layout, and knowing where to put them can be a challenge all on its own. Working new shelves into an existing warehouse layout can require a lot Read the full article…

These days, it seems like your options for warehouse shelving are nearly limitless. There’s a wide variety of different shelving types to pick from, and part of knowing which one will work best in your office is to understand the differences between them. For example, let’s consider plastic shelving. While many people consider it something 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 on 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 staff 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 as Read the full article…

  No matter how well-organized your warehouse shelves may be, there always seems to be traffic when it comes to picking. Many warehouses make the mistake of considering pick paths an afterthought, or something to worry about after the bigger issues such as product location and inventory counts have been taken care of. By putting Read the full article…

Hazardous materials storage is a common job for many larger warehouses, but it’s one that comes with a unique set of risks and opportunities. True to their name, hazardous materials need to be handled, transported, and stored with the greatest care to prevent damage and injury to your warehouse and your staff. As defined by Read the full article…

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