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Proper inventory management helps operations save money

How are your inventory levels? If you’re unable to effectively manage your inventory levels, it could mean bad news to your bottom line, because you’re either unable to fulfill sales or you have outdated inventory you won’t be able to … Continue reading

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Manufacturing makes energy efficiency priority

Efficiency plays a big role in the overall success of a manufacturing operation. It’s critical for managers to figure out how to be efficient in workforce and daily operational costs, as it can save both time and money. Material handling … Continue reading

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Get the supply chain ready for the holiday shopping season

The holidays are right around the corner, and now is the time for warehouses to start prepping for the major sales and increase in consumer demand. Scanning inventory as it comes in and out of the warehouse on material handling … Continue reading

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When it comes to large inventory orders, prepare in advance

When you have an ecommerce operation, it’s critical to keep track of the inventory coming in on your material handling equipment, so you can ensure that you’re best meeting customer demand and are better able to track sale patterns. When … Continue reading

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How often do you check on your equipment?

When you have a major warehouse operation, you need to have the pulse on so many factors. What does your inventory look like? Do you have enough manpower to keep the operation running smoothly? Is all of your material handling … Continue reading

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E-commerce causes worker shortage to surge

It’s important to make sure your material handling equipment fleet is continuously maintained, as it can help keep your equipment in top condition and give it a longer shelf life. Having good equipment is critical for keeping operations running smoothly … Continue reading

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The world of pallets is changing with an evolving warehouse

Moving pallets makes it easier to transport bulk inventory, which is especially important in an effective material handling strategy. While this has been a practice that has lasted for ages, with companies investing in material handling equipment such as pallet … Continue reading

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How advanced would you call your warehouse?

Would you say your material handling practices are outdated? Do you look at the amount of inventory you could be using material handling equipment to move, but instead are relying on a full workforce? Or do you have an archaic … Continue reading

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Warehouses are getting smarter in order to stay efficient and competitive

The material handling industry has seen some changes with the drop in talent as more skilled workers head to retirement while new talent tends to go to other industries. Material handling equipment can help offset the burden of a dwindling … Continue reading

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Manufacturing employment remains a sticking point, but there are ways around it

Analysts are constantly looking at the manufacturing industry to see signs of growth or slow down, as it’s frequently an economic indicator. Following the pullback nearly a decade ago, the sector has been slowly recovering. However, the smallest dip in … Continue reading

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