8 Advantages for E-Commerce Companies Outsourcing Their Logistics

January 9, 2018 9:25 am

As your e-commerce company grows, it could be advantageous to outsource certain elements of your logistics, using third-party logistics services providers (3PLs). This allows companies to be flexible at a time when the scale of their logistical requirements is likely to fluctuate quickly. That’s not the only advantage either. Here are 8 potential benefits for
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Neglected Backroom Space is Costing Retailers

September 1, 2017 9:16 am

Retailers are shooting themselves in the foot by failing to optimize the design of their backroom space. Many retailers pay little to no attention to the optimal size and shape of their backroom space and it’s costing them more revenue than they might expect. If your backroom space is too small, it’s likely you’ll experience
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7 Points About Boltless Shelving You Should Know Before Installing

March 2, 2017 7:20 pm

Boltless shelving systems are truly revolutionary in how they are made and what they are used for. Although there are many excellent storage shelves available, boltless shelving has become one of the top choices – and for good reason: In addition to being affordable, boltless metal shelving is assembled and disassembled with ease. Boltless shelving
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Insights on Maintenance of Industrial Shelving Units in Offices

February 1, 2017 7:06 pm

Industrial shelving units used in an office environment for a warehouse, manufacturing plant, distribution center, and other similar businesses, are somewhat different from industrial steel shelving used on the work floor. For instance, an industrial shelf used to hold parts/components, equipment, and machinery on the work floor is going to be exposed to more dirt
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5 Expert Suggestions For Optimizing Spare Parts Management

June 8, 2016 9:13 am

1. Plan ahead for replacement of mission-critical parts Identification of mission critical parts that need replacing can sometimes feel like a plate-spinning exercise with no formula or strategy applied to it. However, by sticking with tried-and-tested practices, such as the stocking of parts that are replaced regularly and referrals to prior purchase reports, parts managers have
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How Our Products Can Help You

January 15, 2016 9:09 am

For the past 30-plus years, Western Pacific Storage Solutions (WPSS), formerly known as Western Pacific Storage Systems, has been a premier provider of quality shelving, mezzanine (work platform) systems, industrial structures solutions, and record and file storage. Top-Rated Solutions  RiveTier Solutions – With a unique boltless design, RiveTier Solutions assembles in just minutes. In addition
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How Micro-Warehouses Will Change The Consumer Landscape

July 12, 2015 1:48 pm

If you thought the idea of portable, scalable micro-warehouses was a thing of the future, then you are in for a pleasant surprise. Shotput, a San Francisco based startup is seeking to change the warehouse storage space industry for good. Seeking to fulfill a need in fast-growing e-commerce companies that would appreciate a less investment-heavy
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Drones Promise to Shakeup Logistical Operations Methods in Warehouses

June 12, 2015 8:44 pm

In recent years, drones have been used to automate many industries.  From package delivery to recreation, the applications are endless. Some companies have been taking it a step further with automated drones in their distribution centers as well – an innovation that is bringing about impressive results. Most of the media attention that has circulated
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Lessons Learned from Platform (Mezzanine) Installations

May 13, 2015 4:31 pm

Providing Fast-Turnaround Workspace and Inventory Solutions When it comes to reaping the benefits of a new work platform (mezzanine), the key to keeping Murphy’s Law at bay is good planning and anticipation. But, for many platform (mezzanine) projects, lessons have been learned the hard way: Design integration is not given enough careful consideration (ex: base
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Choosing the Right Type of Industrial Shelving Systems

April 14, 2015 12:44 pm

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. •
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