Category Archives: Storage Solutions

Warehouse Audit Checklist for Improved Performance


A warehouse audit should answer the questions “Do our procedures meet current operating requirements?” and “What can we improve?” The key feature of an audit is that it be an unbiased examination and evaluation that objectively analyzes past performance and possible improvements. The warehouse audit can be performed by the…  
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Be Selective: Choosing the best rack system


Since rack systems don’t actually come in all shapes and sizes, you may be wondering how you even exercise the power of choice in buying them.  You know the basics:  selective or palette racks, drive-through or drive-in systems and push-back systems.  We beg to differ about the shapes and sizes,…  
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Don’t Risk Rack Failure


A warehouse manager’s biggest nightmare has to be failure of one of the warehouse systems.  Whether it’s the temperature control system or the inventory control system, any failure is a risk to the daily business and the product at hand.  Rack failure can have a huge effect on a warehouse’s…  
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New vs. Used Warehouse Fixtures


The “used,” or “gently worn” description is often applied to items that are not in perfect resale condition. The item might have a few scratches, or a worn patch, but generally it’s acceptable and will serve its purpose. If you’re adding to or replacing fixtures in your warehouse, you’ll find…  
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Customized Pallet Racks Increase Efficiency


Have you thought of custom-designing your warehouse space? Instead of just loading in pallets, racks and shelving in rows, consider loading it more toward filling in spaces and having room for odd-sized product cartons. Have your warehouse evaluated for its space. This can be particularly helpful if your company leases…  
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Is a High-Tech Storage System for You?


Are you longing for a high-tech, state-of-the-art storage and warehousing system?  We often read about the high-powered inventory and storage systems as the latest and greatest in technology, but how much technology is really necessary in your warehouse?  Being state-of-the-art doesn’t necessarily mean having the best RF system on the…  
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