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How to Restack Pallets Safer, Faster

May 22, 2018

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In warehouses, we deal with tons of empty pallets, and the load can be overwhelming at times. Yet, people tend not to notice the effect all that lifting and manual manipulation has, because it’s cumulative. Pallets are routinely handled the same way because that’s what we are used to. The problem is really one of ergonomics: people who stress, push and strain with stacks of pallets on a daily basis are more likely to be injured. They certainly aren’t working at the speed you’d like. It’s wasted time with a serious downside.

The new Pallet Return Device offers a safer and way more efficient way to handle your pallets, all while making more perfect stacks.
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The Benefits of Data Center Organization

April 10, 2018

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The need to house and secure data and the rise of E-Commerce have pushed the construction of datacenter facilities to an all time high. With this growth, the importance of organization has become more critical. These are fast-paced environments filled with delicate equipment and faced with rising demand. A properly organized data center can save power, reduce risk to the servers and save you time and energy.

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Factors for Storage Area Security

April 5, 2018

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Although security experts agree that dock areas are probably the largest security concern in a warehousing operation, storage and picking areas are also a problem. What are some things you can do to reduce your pilferage risks?

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White Paper: Loss Prevention & Warehouse Security

March 29, 2018

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Theft costs warehouses, manufacturers and shippers more than $15 billion a year in the United States in direct costs. But the burden doesn’t end there: indirect costs like increased insurance premiums, employee turnover, morale issues and inventory problems compound the losses. Check out our industrial security white paper for extensive information.
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Order Picking: Optimizing and Storing Slow Movers

June 18, 2014

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The focus when it comes to order picking is usually (and justifiably) on the fastest-moving product. You slot your warehouse for fast movers. You pareto-focus on the 20% of the product that generates 80% of the business, as you should. But it’s also useful to consider the slow-moving inventory and pick locations. Simply putting the slowest movers in the least accessible area may make them consume more order picking time and storage space than necessary.

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Video: Slip & Trip Accidents

April 8, 2013

Check out this video from ESH Safety News America for some common ways people fall in a variety of situations. The video is informative, and sometimes funny (see the shovel part), but the consequences of a slip & fall accident certainly are no laughing matter.

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