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What is Selective Pallet Racking?

There are many different pallet rack systems that you can employ in your warehouse. One of these systems is selective pallet racking, which is very flexible in nature and easy to set up. Selective pallet racking is one of the most commonly used systems for storage in a variety of applications. Learn more about the components of a selective pallet racking system as well as its benefits, and find out which circumstances work best for this system. Components of Selective Read More...

What Type of Pallet Rack is Right for Your Business?

When it comes to choosing pallet racks for warehouse inventory management, there is a lot you need to consider besides just focusing on maximizing your storage space. That’s right; there is a lot of thought and consideration that goes into pallet rack selection to optimize the overall performance of your warehouse operations, minimize bumps from forklifts and more importantly, make the workplace safe for on-site employees by lowering the risk of a rack collapse. Here are some of the most Read More...

Holiday Warehouse Management and Best Practices

Holidays are the time for relaxing and celebrating, but when it comes to warehouse management, the workload is doubled due to holiday sales and high demands. It is true that an efficient warehouse will have tested management practices to keep things under control throughout the year, but holiday season demands that any inventory or warehouse must regulate a comprehensive control system to ensure the customers’ orders and concerns are duly addressed by having a clear idea of in-stock items. In Read More...

Time Is Here To Spring Clean Your Warehouse

With just a little while to go before Vernal Equinox to hit the calendar and mark the beginning of spring this year, now is as good a time as any to look ahead and plan out that warehouse cleaning. Easter Holidays are a great time to get your warehouse back on track and get most things organized as this would aid you in effective management of inventory throughout the rest of the year. Usually with ongoing business, warehouse management, Read More...

How to Prepare For Your Next Warehouse Inspection

What is a Warehouse Inspection? If you own or operate a warehouse, you may be aware of the dreaded annual or bi-annual warehouse inspection conducted by your local industrial compliance body. The common scenario is that a team of health and safety inspectors make a visit and go through every nook and cranny of the entire premises, making displeased faces and jotting down notes the entire time while you tail them nervously. Although these people may seem like villains, and Read More...

How to Choose the Right Pallet Jack for Your Warehouse?

Lifting heavy pallets from point A to B can be energy draining, time consuming, and may require more than one person to get the job done. This is where a pallet jack can come handy.What is a Pallet Jack? Also known as a pallet pump and pallet truck, a pallet jack is a tool commonly used in warehouses to lift and then move pallets from one location to another with relative ease. It is a machine that is used to Read More...

Fire Extinguisher – How to Choose the Right Type to Control Warehouse Fires?

Fires occurring in a storage area or a warehouse can pose serious and sometimes, even life-threatening hazards for the people working in and around the premises, and also damage your property badly, resulting in huge financial losses. Did you know that during the years 2005 and 2009, nearly 1,310 fires incidents occurred within warehouses in the US, many of which were a major financial loss as they were not well-equipped to combat the fire properly? Compliance with fire-codes is merely Read More...

Are Smart Phone’s Changing The Way Warehouse’s Operate?

It’s the 21st century and smart phones can do just about anything; from monitoring your weight to making office presentations. But the question is, can they change the way warehouses operate? Today, many warehouses make use of smart phones to accomplish daily tasks of picking from your pallet racking and managing your orders. Smart phones feature an assortment of productivity tools and applications that can save tons of time and energy with the help of warehouse management software and Read More...

When to Inspect Your Pallet Racking for Damage

Pallet racks are excellent inventory storage equipment in warehouses. These are sturdily built and large in terms of size. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t get damaged easily. When installed or loaded incorrectly or damaged due to forklift impact, these racks can become extremely dangerous for workers on-site. Even minor damages and bumps from forklift trucks should not be overlooked, as these can lower the structural integrity and load-bearing capacity of your racking system. If ignored, slight damages combined with rack Read More...

Warehouse Planning 101: What Things to Consider When Choosing a New Warehouse Space

There is a lot to consider when selecting a new warehouse space. But first, you should understand the warehouse planning process that results in selecting the best premises to meet your warehouse operation needs. Selecting a new warehouse is one of the major decisions for a company. Due to the complexity involved in the purchase, the process can be overwhelming and confusing for most people. There are a lot of factors that need to be considered when opening a new Read More...