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High Piled Storage

What is high-piled storage and are there special requirements regarding it? What is the procedure if you want to start stacking freight higher in your warehouse? High-piled storage refers to inventory that is stacked higher than a pre-determined height. High-Pile Storage Permits are required for any business implementing high-piled storage. Here is a summary of […]

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Polar Vortex

The first hot new phrase of 2014 could arguably be “Polar Vortex.” According to Wikipedia, a polar vortex is a persistent large scale cyclone located near the planet’s geographical poles. It’s not the first time the phenomenon has been identified, but it certainly did become a common topic the week of January 6, 2014, when […]

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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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2013 Supply Chain Industry Predictions

Clifford Lynch, of C.F. Lynch & Associates, has looked into his crystal ball (and called upon years of experience) to make predictions for the supply chain industry yet again this year. In this month’s edition of DC Velocity, Lynch has drafted a top-ten list of changes (or lack thereof) we can expect for 2013. 1) The Usual; […]

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Rack Protection

It can easily be said that an individual, a group, or even an idea is only as good as the legs on which it stands. The same is true for your warehouse.  If your equipment is not reinforced it is vulnerable.  Leaving your equipment vulnerable leaves you, your employees, your product and your business vulnerable. To protect […]

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