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Storage Talk with Western Pacific’s CEO Tom Rogers: The Warehouse of the Future

September 21, 2022 9:18 am

As the supply chain transitions from moving bulk pallet racks to moving less-than-pallet loads and individual items (eaches) to keep pace with consumer door-to-door delivery, retailers are having to adjust warehouse fulfillment strategies including the high cost of breaking down pallets. Due to the labor shortage, artificial intelligence is stepping into the gap to assist
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Large Seven-level Shelving System helps book distribution center systematize inventory and leverage space

September 7, 2022 12:28 pm

Midwest Book Depository chooses WPSS for freight advantage and versatility  Before opening a 2.4 million square foot distribution center, it was critical for one book depository business to find the right equipment to leverage overhead space, de-clutter inventory, and create a more intuitive system of classification and categorization for tens of thousands of books and
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Storage Talk with CEO Tom Rogers: on Robotics

June 10, 2022 8:35 am

The global supply chain is experiencing serious stress. The Covid-19 pandemic and The Great Resignation have exacerbated labor shortages and highlighted previously existing problems of staff efficiency and employee safety. These circumstances are nurturing the nascent material handling robotics industry. The utilization of robots to pick, move, and place inventory in storage facilities is advancing
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WPSS Multi-level Storage Solutions: Least disruptive & most space-savings

April 19, 2022 5:34 pm

Western Pacific Storage Solutions® (WPSS) has spent the last 35 years engineering and manufacturing cost-effective industrial storage equipment, industrial shelving systems, and material handling solutions. Setting the standard for the industry, WPSS’s heavy-duty steel shelving systems, SureSTEP stairways, crossover bridges, guardrails, gates and industrial platforms (mezzanines), WPSS products are often copied by competitors.  WPSS remains
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WPSS Shelving Pick Mods and multi-level shelving systems – find new space in your warehouse

March 25, 2022 3:53 pm

When warehouses and distribution centers face chronic cramping, expanding the building’s footprint makes sense.  But there is an alternative that can save 30% or more in construction costs. Shelving Pick Mods –multi-level engineered structures –can provide sound storage solutions for movement of high volume products. For smaller boxed items, a Shelving Pick Mod or multi-level shelving
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WPSS is celebrating its 24th year manufacturing platforms (mezzanines)!

March 16, 2022 4:26 pm

The company is so well known for its 30+ years of manufactured shelving brands, that some mezzanine buyers are less aware of WPSS platforms, now branded SureSTEP. So, on this occasion, we want to shine a light on our super experienced in-house engineering team—solely dedicated to engineering platforms (mezzanines).  Their experience and knowledge to address
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Storage Talk with CEO Tom Rogers: Expanding the SureSTEP product line

February 11, 2022 2:55 pm

Many of you have told me how much you rely upon the WPSS engineering team. When it comes to envisioning and designing for the demands of today’s industrial storage workplaces, you trust WPSS engineered systems. One key to our success in meeting our customers’ needs has been our engineers’ holistic approach to designing comprehensive systems’
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Partnering with leading material handling company to bring needed RiveTier® original boltless storage solutions to warehouses across the country

February 9, 2022 8:55 am

A nationwide leader in material handling solutions is on the fast-track to becoming one of the largest providers of shelving and pallet rack solutions in the U.S. They found themselves in need of a boltless storage system for one of their clients in Ohio, a distribution center looking to revamp their warehouse. Wanting the most
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Storage Talk with CEO Tom Rogers: For WPSS, all problems, even those posed by COVID-19, are occasions for growth

December 14, 2021 3:41 pm

This past year, there’s no doubt that difficulties on an international scale have been present everywhere. COVID-19 has deeply affected all aspects of our lives, including the global supply chain. Rapidly escalating prices for raw material and extended delivery lead times are the norm in this post-lockdown market. And, there’s no telling what is to
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