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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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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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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 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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ProMat 2013 Begins Today!

This week tens of thousands of material handling and supply chain professionals will gather in Chicago for ProMat 2013, the largest material handling exposition in the U.S., which runs from today to Thursday, January 24th. This event is actually a combination of two shows as attendees are also eligible to attend Automate 2013, which spotlights […]

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Job Opportunities Expected to Exceed Number of Qualified Workers

This month’s edition of DC Velocity is packed with it’s usual material handling news, product information, and supply chain surveys and statistics, and one particularly encouraging forecast. Mark Solomon presents food for thought in regard to upcoming changes in the industry -both celebration-worthy and challenging. Solomon’s reporting of recent findings published by the Georgia Center of Innovation […]

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Xact at WERC!

On Wednesday, October 10th, Xact Warehouse Solutions joined approximately 40 other material handling leaders for the 11th Annual NorthTX WERCouncil Warehousing Convention. This was a great time of networking, idea-sharing, and, for many, was an opportunity to learn about new solutions for their warehousing needs. As an exhibitor, Xact Warehouse Solutions greeted hundreds of event […]

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