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Cold Storage on a Hot Day
Companies face the dilemma of hiring additional personnel to in the warehouse, increasing the overall cost of labor. An automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) is the perfect “worker” to decrease labor costs, increase inventory and shipment accuracy, and creates a more efficient warehouse.
Top 11 Warehouse Operations Best Practices
Warehouse management is complex, but done right it can reduce costs, improve customer satisfaction and increase warehouse operational efficiency. It’s simple to improve warehouse operations with the adoption of good warehousing practices. Here is a list of the top 11 ways to improve operations by adopting just a few warehouse management best practices.
Material Handling Tips For Maximizing Warehouse Space
Warehouse storage space is expensive, so it makes sense to make the most of your warehouse storage capacity in order to reduce carrying costs and increase material handling efficiency. Making a few changes to your warehouse operations can pay off with big savings. Here are a few material handling tips to make your warehouse even better.
Defeat inventory challenges with automated storage and layer picking
Did you miss the Westfalia and Cimcorp webinar titled, “Conquer Order Fulfillment with the Union of Automated Storage and Layer Picking?” Now's your chance to watch the webinar and get a better understanding of how your warehouse order fulfilment can benefit from the integration of an AS/RS and automated layer picking system.
Keeping Cool This Summer with Refrigerated and Frozen Warehousing
With the current heat wave hitting parts of the central and eastern U.S., keeping cool has become a top priority. This is especially true for food and beverage handlers struggling to keep product at the appropriate temperatures. Automating a refrigerated or frozen warehouse optimizes order fulfillment, eliminating operational challenges often faced in a conventional warehouse.
Green Business Initiative Number 1: Automation
Going green means to practice certain actions in order to benefit the environment. By implementing automation instead of operating in a conventional warehouse, you can increase safety, save money, and become more eco-friendly. Keep your business in the black by making green initiatives a goal for your business.