Category: Case Study

Using Industrial Mezzanines (WORK PLATFORMS) to Adapt to Increasing Warehouse Demands

There eventually will come a time when a business has grown to a point where it requires a change in distribution model. This is usually due to needing to adapt to a new type of inventory or industry. In these sorts of situations, oftentimes the solution will come in the form of expansion and merge two distinctly different types of products into one distribution center, which will usually require integration and upgrades to any currently existing systems. What sort of upgrades are required to accomplish this? In order to tackle this fully, you’ll need to employ order picking systems that

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Choosing the Right Type of Industrial Shelving Systems

Although there are many differences in how various warehouses operate, one dynamic shared by all is the use of industrial shelving systems. Whether used strictly for storage or inventory being prepared for shipment, it is important to choose the right type of system. By doing so, warehouses run more efficiently, production increases, and safety improves. •  Special Considerations When looking at different industrial shelving systems, you want to consider several factors. With good planning, you will save time and money in both the short and long term. •  Internal Business Operations– Whether you require standard or heavy-duty steel shelving, start by

CASE STUDY: OʼReilly Auto Parts

Requirement: Seismically sound multi-level shelving engineered to hold hazardous materials Participants: Western Pacific Storage Solutions & Fortna Partner on DC When Missouri-based O’Reilly Auto Parts purchased CSK Automotive, the merger of the two companies presented O’Reilly with a number of distribution-related strategic and tactical challenges. Not the least of these challenges was the need to remodel select facilities to meet O’Reilly’s business model, and to construct new distribution centers to support the growing O’Reilly organization. To handle the integration, O’Reilly partnered with distribution experts, Fortna, who in turn, selected Western Pacific Storage Solutions (www.wpss.com) from an array of leading shelving

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