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Are You Maximizing Your Warehouse Capacity? Tips & Tricks

2020-08-18T16:33:37+00:00

For those businesses operating in the logistics industry, it's pretty uncommon to find a warehouse that is already designed to suit your needs. Instead, these businesses often must fit into a space that doesn't fully suit day-to-day operations. In short, these businesses often utilize buildings that were not specifically designed for them. These buildings often consist of separate rooms with connecting hallways, some retail or warehouse space, random offices, and other inconsistencies. In these cases, learning how to redesign the layout to maximize warehouse capacity is the best solution. Assess some of the following missed opportunities. You might be able to [...]

Are You Maximizing Your Warehouse Capacity? Tips & Tricks 2020-08-18T16:33:37+00:00

How to Ensure the Warehouse Labor Safety and Reduce Injuries

2020-07-13T18:48:29+00:00

For businesses dealing with constant product replenishment, picking and shipping, and product movement, warehouse labor safety should be top of mind. In a distribution center, warehouse, or e-commerce fulfillment center, there is a lot of opportunity for accidents and injuries. To mitigate this risk, consider the different ways that you can streamline operations and improve workflow. Open communication with daily workers and safety training for your labor force is also a crucial component. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed a short pocket safety guide for warehouse workers. We outlined some key solutions to warehouse hazards to be aware of. [...]

How to Ensure the Warehouse Labor Safety and Reduce Injuries 2020-07-13T18:48:29+00:00

5 Ways to Improve Warehouse Space Utilization

2020-06-16T20:44:37+00:00

Warehouses and distribution centers are, for most retail and logistics businesses, the most expensive overhead cost. Consider the various costs associated with operations, occupancy, and storage and materials handling. In fact, according to a 2017 survey, the average cost per square foot of warehouse space is $6.53. With these facts in mind, it should become clear to every warehouse manager just how important space utilization is to the success of a business. Read on to learn more about calculating warehouse space utilization and get tips for improving efficiencies. What is space utilization? The basic definition of space utilization is your warehouse's [...]

5 Ways to Improve Warehouse Space Utilization 2020-06-16T20:44:37+00:00