What Can Warehouses Do To Help Stop the Spread of the Coronavirus?

Unquestionably, few if any events this century have had a more profound impact on the world than the COVID-19 outbreak. It has affected nearly the entire globe, shut down non-essential businesses in a wide range of industries, and tragically, as of this writing, there has already caused over 56,000 deaths worldwide, and that number is… Read more »

How Is COVID-19 Impacting the Warehousing Industry?

Unfortunately, COVID-19, the infamous virus that has brought a portion of the world to a halt, continues to spread while causing disruptions near and far. Sadly, as of this writing, the death toll worldwide has increased to more than 18k worldwide, and that number will continue to rise. Secondarily to health issues, the coronavirus spread… Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Consider a Warehouse Operations Audit

What are some of the things that you could potentially improve with regards to your warehouse operations  to make them more efficient? If you’re not asking yourself this question on a regular basis, you’re likely passing up on the opportunity to make important changes to your warehouse operations. You should get into the habit of… Read more »

What is Voice-Directed Warehousing?

What is voice-directed warehousing? It’s the use of voice direction and speech recognition software in warehouses and distribution centers whereas workers wear headsets connected to small, wearable computers. The software essentially tells them where to go and what to do (using verbal prompts). Then the workers confirm their tasks to let their computers know they’ve… Read more »

What Can Warehouses Do to Increase Customer Satisfaction?

Keeping your customers happy should be one of your top concerns when you’re running a business. If your customers aren’t satisfied with the products and services you’re providing to them, there’s a chance you may lose their business for good. As such, customer satisfaction should be near the top of the priority list for businesses…. Read more »

Could More Warehouses Be Heading to the City?

Many warehouses seem to be in the middle of nowhere. For a long time, companies built these warehouses in places that had plenty of open space. They also situated them as close as they could to nearby ports and railways to make it easy for sending and receiving shipments. Nowadays however, there are more warehouses… Read more »

Can Wearable Technology Help Warehouse Workers?

Wearable technology is all the rage right now among consumers. From fitness trackers to smartwatches, people are putting technology onto their bodies and wearing it around almost all day at an ever increasing rate. Soon, wearable technology might be able to help those people who work in warehouses every day. Here are some of the… Read more »

Here’s Why Warehouses Should Take Security Plans Seriously

Regardless of what type of company you run, there is a good chance you have quite a bit of money tied up in the inventory you keep in your warehouse. Therefore, it’s very important for you to take security seriously and to put whatever security measures you can into place. It could prevent you from… Read more »

Questions to Ask a Potential Warehousing Partner

So you’re thinking of choosing a potential warehousing partner. What are some key questions to ask them before doing business with them? Put Your Warehousing Needs First First of all, are they going to care about you and your product? You want to feel confident that your potential warehousing partner will take a strong interest… Read more »