Your warehouse or distribution center layout greatly affects the performance of your business. In fact, without a properly configured warehouse layout, you could face capacity issues and even a decrease in productivity. Follow these tips to maximize efficiency and minimize accidents.
The strong design of a distribution center can have a profound impact on productivity and operating costs. When planning a layout for your business' distribution center, there are a few important factors to keep in mind. Consider the type of center you need, building and aisle size, dock design and lighting.
Every business owner is aware of the risks of damaged products. Just 1% of inventory shrinkage can mean a 10% hit against your profit. But it’s not just money that’s affected, either. Time, effort, space and other resources are also put you on the hook for processing claims and replacing the goods. Not to mention unhappy customers and clients.
By installing McCue's protection strips and corner guards around your store, you can prevent the worst-case scenario from happening. With our superior design and shock-absorbing capabilities, you can rest easy knowing your assets are safe in the event of an accident.
As the name suggests, the FlexCore flexes on contact to absorb energy and redistribute the energy from an impact. At the core of the bollard is a tensile solid steel rod with a shock-absorbing load ring mounted firmly into the floor. Contact the bollard and watch it flex to soften the blow. The high-density polyethylene (HDPE) outer shell rotates on sideswiping impacts to deflect energy.
We have three bollards designed to deflect and absorb impact in a way no concrete bollard can. By creating bollards that flex and spin instead of rigidly holding their position, the force from collisions is distributed away from people, products and equipment. The result is a safer workplace for your employees, your inventory and your machinery.
A grocery store isn’t just made of ice cream and discount sales. They are real businesses with real business problems. This article is an overview of four major problems faced by grocery stores everywhere.
You know that you can maximize your profits by optimizing the layout of your grocery store. But do you know the psychology behind an effective layout? Learn the basic organizational principles that will keep your customers shopping and improve your supermarket's overall sales.
Warehouses can be dangerous places unless owners and managers take safety seriously. By simply forming, following and enforcing a general safety checklist, you can make your warehouse a safer place for everyone.
Forklifts are dangerous pieces of equipment—especially when proper care isn't taken. One false move can cause extensive damage to your building and also harm your employees. Make sure you know the most common causes of forklift accidents and how to prevent them.
Why are forklift safety rules critical for the warehousing industry? Forklifts cause 85 deaths and 34,900 serious injuries every year. And the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) says that up 25% result from inadequate training. Always make sure your forklift operators know these important guidelines before handing over the keys.
Forklift accidents should be a major concern for any material handling company. Lost time, property damage and the risk of financial liability due to employee injuries are all serious issues. Check out some eye-opening statistics about forklifts and put the following safety tips into action.