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Cut Costs With Energy Saving Warehouse Doors

In Distribution & Operations by GabrielLeave a Comment

Keeping operational costs of a warehouse down is the prime concern of almost any business in the industry. A huge part of it is due to energy rates, especially in refrigerated warehouses and areas with specific temperature levels. The best solution to facilitate energy saving in a warehouse is to install proper doors to suit the purpose. These top three options …

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8 Point Checklist for New Warehouse Racking

In Storage & Warehousing by DariaLeave a Comment

Choosing the right warehouse racking is a tricky business. The best thing you can do is get an engineer to survey and measure your site but this checklist will give you a start. Consider all the questions before making the final decision. 1. What is Your Budget? Outlining the budget is the most obvious thing. Bear in mind that costs include …

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Don’t Lose Another Working Day! Implement These Safety Procedures

In Handling & Equipment, Storage & Warehousing by ThomasLeave a Comment

From 2016 to 2017, 31.2 million working days were lost in the UK due to work-related illness or injury. Fortunately, there are several changes you can make to significantly reduce this number in your business. The most successful companies always have a robust health and safety system. Read on to find out how you can lead the industry with safety …

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Should You Buy or Lease an Industrial Tent?

In Storage & Warehousing by AlexLeave a Comment

Industrial tents are a great solution when you need extra floor space, either permanently or on a seasonal basis. The question however is – would leasing it be enough or should you make an outright purchase? This short guide covers the aspects worth looking into if you’re intending to get an industrial tent. Why not just get a permanent solution? Clearly, …

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The Darker Side of Mezzanine Floors

In Storage & Warehousing by DariaLeave a Comment

Mezzanine floors are a popular occurrence in the industry but they are much more than a way to increase floor space. Some of the earliest uses go back to French architecture, for instance, Palace of Versailles. Intermediate floors first became popular in France and were later adopted all across Europe. Considering them for industrial uses however brings up extra safety …

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4 Classic Work Blunders for Storage and Handling Systems

In Handling & Equipment, Storage & Warehousing by DariaLeave a Comment

This month we are looking into storage and handling systems and how they work well together. Apart from the obvious throw away HSE issues starting with the steps on the railings, cluttered aisles and lack of high level conveyor guarding, there is scope for better picking systems that could transform any business struggling with the issues we all face in this new …

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6 Best Design Tips for Industrial Buildings

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It is a frequent occasion in the industry to overpay for industrial building, tents or canopies. Each purpose and circumstance differs, but the list below is a good start in the right direction. 1. Be Specific about the Purpose Being well-defined about the purpose of your building is key to costs and specifically that of ownership. A building erected in …

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How to measure up for the best building fit

In Handling & Equipment, Storage & Warehousing by DariaLeave a Comment

This month we are looking at how to get more from the assets you have. Scroll down to see practical tips and solutions for: Industrial Buildings Storage systems Vehicles Workshops Production Get the Right Storage Solutions for the job Here is a basic but thought-provoking list of some of the things we come across, which need extra considerations: Animals Mixed …