Be smart when labeling your warehouse

Labeling can help with warehouse organization.

Labeling can help with warehouse organization.

One critical aspect of material handling is having a good sense of where all of the inventory in your warehouse is located. In order to use material handling equipment to their full potential and keep things moving efficiently, you need to have everything properly labeled and your warehouse completely mapped out.

However, what happens if you want to make changes to your current labeling system? Modern Materials Handling reports that there are times where re-labeling all of your inventory makes sense. You just need to be smart about it so inventory doesn’t slip through the cracks. The news provider reports that labeling is one of the most critical aspects of warehouse organization, so it’s important to get it right. You need to make sure you have the right time to help with labeling. The news provider reports it can be a very labor-intensive process, so getting most of the crew familiar with the layout involved would be smart.

Manufacturing Tomorrow touts the benefits of applying labels in the warehouse. Not only does it lead to better organization, but allows for more accurate tracking and counting. If you’re able to scan each label as it comes in and out of your warehouse, you have a better idea of what inventory you’re holding onto.

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