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Planning and preparing for Supply Chain Challenges

October 25, 2021 4:48 pm

Currently, many find themselves challenged by supply chain issues. Everyone wants to blame Covid-19, but there’s much more to the story. Prior to the pandemic, the system was already stretched. Here are just a few examples:   Demand for 3PL industry services had risen in the past decade due to an increased focus on logistics
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Cramped distribution center seeks to optimize throughput

October 15, 2021 8:26 am

Three-in-one vertical storage solution streamlines operations and saves >30% on expansion costs A Texas food distribution center, overflowing with dairy, beverage, confectionery, and foodservice goods was so crowded, it was difficult for employees to expediently execute their jobs. Management knew that the time it took to inventory, restock, and fulfill orders was not what it
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Shelf Master employs WPSS work platforms to maximize limited space

September 28, 2021 10:29 am

Business growth often comes with a challenge. An ultrasound equipment manufacturer was celebrating a rise in demand, but were also running out of space to store new and refurbished units, pre-distribution. They turned to Shelf Master of Anaheim, California, who in turn came to Western Pacific for a work platform (mezzanine) design… Read the full
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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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