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How to Make MRO Supply Businesses Better

When it comes to staying on top of the game in distribution, everything revolves around the basics. The companies you serve need what they need – when they need it. If they can’t get it from you in a timely manner, they will look elsewhere. Here are some thoughts regarding staying on top in the […]

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How to Improve Small Parts Picking Operations for Order Fulfillment or Manufacturing Operations

One of the greatest challenges facing order fulfillment and manufacturing companies is maintaining accuracy during small parts picking operations. Maintaining order accuracy during the picking process is critical to achieving client satisfaction and to ensuring that inventory is properly counted. When orders contain a variety of different small parts, the overall efficiency of the picking […]

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3 Ways to Improve Warehouse Order Accuracy

Accuracy and perfection are always needed to excel in any kind of work. But how do you really achieve accuracy? Adopting different methods and strategies can help you gain veracity. Some of the methods are cost effective, but some may seem to cost an arm and a leg but will definitely boost your productivity. Without […]

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Ways to Boost Warehouse Employee Productivity

The competition in the market has increased a lot as everyone is doing the best they can to get maximum productivity in the smallest amount of time; but it is not that easy, is it? Warehouse management is a major part of the business. It requires efficiency and a proper check and balance of every […]

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Are You Going to Modex?

Just about every industry holds its own trade show to highlight innovations, showcase contributors, and offer its members a place to learn, share, and network in all aspects of the trade. Well… supply chain and material handling are no different, and our team at Xact Warehouse Solutions is MODEX-bound! From April 4th through 7th MHI, […]

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How to Maximize Existing Warehouse Space

The Real Estate market is booming and warehouse space is both expensive and surprisingly limited. For many business owners, expansion is either not an option or can be a dangerous risk to take as they consider the likelihood of impending market shifts. The cost of larger space combined with the cost of transitioning stock and […]

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Warehouse Tech-Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 3 of 3

We’re still dreaming….remember you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… So far in talking about building the supply chain of our dreams we touched on what robots and hardware could do to enhance the workplace, now let’s focus on Software. Aside from the physical logistics of handling materials and managing workers and […]

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Warehouse Tech-Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 2 of 3

Let’s continue dreaming….remember you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… Last week we began talking about building the supply chain of our dreams and touched on what robots could do to enhance the workplace, now let’s focus on Hardware. Surely, in your real life warehouse, you do have some pretty nifty devices: […]

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Warehouse Tech: Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 1 of 3

Imagine you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… what new technologies would you implement for your warehouse and supply management systems? Which would you choose to improve first? Inventory handling? Personnel management? Transportation efficiency? How does your own warehouse utilize recent advances in technology? Pretending you have that unlimited budget, here are […]

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Pallet Rack Safety

It’s easy to become comfortable with routines, less careful with safety procedures, and familiar with the tools we use every day.  However, in the warehousing industry, this can be incredibly dangerous.  No doubt, pallet rack is one of the most commonplace varieties of material handling equipment, seemingly an extension of the building in which it stands. Although we […]

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