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Accu-Wall shelving system helps optimize throughput and increase cross-docking accuracy for one of America’s largest warehouse clubs.

August 25, 2021 7:59 pm

Cross-docking is a logistics practice that helps streamline supply chains by transferring incoming shipments directly to customers or other modes of transportation. This procedure essentially cuts out the middle stage of storage and enables a direct line from supplier to retailer or customer. One of America’s largest retail warehouse clubs is a beneficiary of this
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Storage Talk with CEO Tom Rogers: Training our next generation

August 20, 2021 4:27 pm

Our world is in a period of transition. Baby Boomers, the largest demographic in the workforce, are retiring. And younger people are not rushing to fill their vacated positions. Just as an example, “The manufacturing industry netted a loss of 578,000 jobs during the pandemic-challenged year 2020—a figure that represents nearly six years of job
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Western Pacific announces investment in Kentucky manufacturing capacity, enabling new continent-wide support

July 22, 2021 1:49 pm

As testimony to its commitment to the industry’s future, Western Pacific is currently investing in increasing its manufacturing capacity in Kentucky. This investment means that the same product line that is manufactured in California will be able to be manufactured in Kentucky. As pick-to-light technology is enabling speed within many distribution fulfillment centers, Western Pacific
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Three-level RiveTier® boltless shelving solution for a 3PL’s versatile requirements.

July 19, 2021 1:15 pm

The third-party logistics company in Arizona that came to Western Pacific had decades of experience using their integrated services to help customers implement aspects of their distribution, warehousing, and pick and pack needs. With a special emphasis on inventory management and SKUs, this 3PL company needed an engineered system for their warehouse that could easily
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Platform design creates office space out of thin air

June 24, 2021 10:53 am

Western Pacific’s platform (mezzanine) was used to increase the cubic value of overall usable space for a manufacturer based inside a crowded metropolitan area. By creating a platform (mezzanine) addition over an existing components assembly area, all parties were seeking a win win solution. If the same office space had been built by traditional methods
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Specialty-built Deluxe wire frame shelving solution optimizes apparel storage in retail stockroom

May 17, 2021 12:11 pm

Western Pacific was enlisted to help one of the nation’s largest retail corporations actualize specific apparel storage needs. Specifically, the retailer wanted a shelving system for their supply room that could integrate with their existing pallet rack platform. The goal was to transform their underutilized vertical stockroom space into organized apparel shelving, where clothing inventory
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Storage Talk with CEO Tom Rogers:
Leverage technology, reduce errors, and increase profits

April 19, 2021 2:20 pm

The pandemic has produced countless losses. It has also had a silver lining: Ecommerce has launched into “outer space”. This increased demand however has reinforced the need for speed and accuracy. I’ve spoken to you before about Western Pacific’s “Accu-Wall” based on the industry’s “put wall” products. Today, I’m encouraging you to explore light-directed picking
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