Shuttle Storage System

Could Semi-Automation Be the Answer to Spiralling Energy Costs?

The spiralling energy costs are forcing businesses to take decisive action on their warehouse operations which could have a massive impact on the industry. With energy typically accounting for 15% of overall warehouse costs and reports of up to 400% increases in the coming months, many businesses are now looking at every opportunity to consolidate … Continued

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Shuttle Racking Finished Goods

What Is Space Utilisation in Warehouse Design?

Do You Have A Capacity Issue or a Utilisation Issue in Your Warehouse? Storage capacity is often seen as the primary focus for many companies as they look at ways to improve their operations. However, it can be quite misleading when it comes to operational effectiveness and efficiency. The total storage capacity of a warehouse … Continued

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What is a Mezzanine

Mezzanine Floors vs Picking Towers

Mezzanine floors are often seen as being one of the most effective solutions for creating additional floor space without having to extend or rent new premises. However, the term mezzanine floor is often mis-used and as a result, we see companies ending up paying too much for an over-engineered solution that they don’t really need. … Continued

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Picking Tower Cold Store

The Exponential SKU Challenge Facing Warehouse Managers

The exponential growth of SKUs is a challenge facing many warehouse managers and none more so than those operating within the wholesale market. The challenge is further compounded by customers looking for greater flexibility in ordering, resulting in more mixed pallets being created and, as a result, more broken/split/half pallets needing to be stored. The … Continued

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