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4 Essential Warehouse Automation Tools to Help Shippers Improve Profitability

4 Essential Warehouse Automation Tools to Help Shippers Improve Profitability-Forwardernews

How are they doing it? Well, in part, by investing in automated warehouse solutions designed to improve productivity, reduce waste, and increase profitability. In fact, according to Logistics Management’s 2018 Warehouse/Distribution Center Equipment Survey, 42% of respondents expected to proceed with their planned investments for 2018 – a four year high for that response.
So, what kinds of equipment should companies consider when they want to improve warehouse operations? Here are 4 tools that deserve a closer look.
Cartonization Software

Industry View: Waste, Storage Space and the Hidden Extras

Industry View: Waste, Storage Space and the Hidden Extras-Forwardernews

That’s easier said than done, though, when you consider the time and money needed to activate a successful move with minimal problems along the way. If a business reaches up to 85% capacity at up to the same percentage of space utilization, you may be decrementing movement and storage efficiency.
Therefore, it’s important to avoid exacerbation of the issue. How can businesses be expected to maximize economic efficiency, however, if the solutions available are too difficult to choose, yet at the same time seem few and far between? The simple answer is environmental technology.

Industrial supplier to build $11.5M warehouse in Mississippi

Industrial supplier to build $11.5M warehouse in Mississippi-Forwardernews

Minnesota-based Fastenal announced plans Monday for the Gluckstadt warehouse, saying it will open by fall 2019. The company will own the 129,000 square-foot (12,000 sq.-meter) warehouse.
CEO Dan Florness says Fastenal's 15th North American distribution center will strengthen its network.
Spokeswoman Tammy Craft says the Mississippi Development Authority will give Fastenal $350,000 for site preparation and $150,000 for infrastructure. The Madison County Economic Development Authority is providing $115,000 for infrastructure.
Craft says Madison County will grant property tax breaks, but the projected value is unavailable.

Stack and Store Made Simpler with Two-Colour Crates

Stack and Store Made Simpler with Two-Colour Crates-Forwardernews

The GoS&N range makes it easy to identify how to stack and store loads. By placing them one way they nest, the other way they stack on each other. The simplicity of matching and alternating the colors makes for instinctive use. The crates, which have proved especially popular in the food industry, also have a special interlocking function to make them very stable in transit when stacked filled with product, unlike a bale arm crate. This guarantees a clear storage space within the crate, reducing product damage and loss.

Storage Specialist Partners with Plastic Container Maker

Storage and retrieval specialist Kardex Remstar has announced a new strategic partnership with Swedish company SUMOBOX AB, modular plastic container specialists.

SUMOBOX AB, develops and produces modular plastic containers under the name Kardex Remstar VLM BOX, and with thousands of customers world-wide using Kardex Remstar Shuttle XP solutions, the option to increase storage capacity through greater organization of products could be a real boost to productivity levels. The Product Portfolio will be distributed exclusively by Kardex Remstar, giving the company a distinct competitive advantage as proven by SUMOBOX’s strong market to date.


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