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Types of Storage Systems and their Benefits

Sep 8, 2021 4:28:39 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Warehouse

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Designing a warehouse that is organized and functional means selecting a storage system that meets your unique requirements. Because this can be a relatively significant capital investment, the system must fit with your warehouse floor plan and processes. Otherwise, it could impair your efficiency and throughput.

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How to Organize Your Warehouse While Lifting Productivity

Aug 23, 2021 4:52:27 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Warehouse

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Warehouses play an essential role in the supply chain. One that is efficiently organized will contribute to the business’s success and its bottom line. On the other hand, a less organized facility will hinder productivity, waste valuable space, increase costs, and jeopardize your customer service initiatives.


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Automated Storage and Retrieval Benefits Meet e-Commerce Challenges

Aug 4, 2021 10:45:04 AM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Vertical storage solution, e-Commerce solution

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Retail e-commerce sales have reached new heights this year. In May 2021, the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the first quarter of 2021 were at $215.0 billion. This figure represents an increase of 7.7 percent over the fourth quarter of 2020, and a whopping 39.1 percent more than the first quarter of 2020!

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Efficient Storage and Retrieval for Growing 3PL Fulfillment Companies

Jul 14, 2021 3:15:01 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Vertical storage solution, 3PL companies

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eCommerce third party logistics (3PL) fills a very specific need in the ecommerce industry by making it easier for e-retailers to get their products to customers efficiently. As behind-the-scenes partners, they have a direct impact on a seller’s customer service and profitability. They also allow sellers to focus on product development and business growth strategies.

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Warehouse Picking just got Easier with Automated Storage

Jun 29, 2021 9:49:50 AM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Warehouse, Order Picking

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Ecommerce is growing, and customer expectations for accuracy and fast delivery are rising. Unfortunately, the workforce you rely on to meet these expectations may not be growing at the same rate.

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Save Space and Money with a Vertical Warehouse Storage Solution

Jun 3, 2021 12:49:18 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Warehouse, Vertical storage solution

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A cursory check of industrial real estate sales prices in Florida is both enlightening and shocking. A "strategically located" 57,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Hialeah is listed at $6,200,000, or around $109.00 per square foot. A 42,800-square-foot warehouse in Pompano Beach had an asking price of $7,800,000, over $182 per square foot. And a 20,900-square-foot industrial building in Miami was listed for $3,290,000, or approximately $158 per square foot.

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Making a Case for Warehouse Consolidation Post-COVID-19

May 11, 2021 12:46:16 PM / by Chelsea Tarr, Kardex Global Team Member posted in Warehouse

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Warehouse consolidation makes sense in the current COVID Pandemic climate.  Fewer employees and more online potential requiring faster picks and shipments make managing multiple warehouses difficult and expensive.

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Your Guide to Buying a Used Automated Storage and Retrieval System

May 7, 2021 3:28:35 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Used Machines

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Buying ASRS, new or used follow this guide

You’ve decided to take the plunge on an automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) – great! They offer many advantages for warehouse inventory management and order fulfillment centers, manufacturers, equipment and automotive companies, logistics firms, and any organization that requires storage and quick access to records, supplies, parts, and tools.

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Shopping for a Vertical Storage System?  Is a New or Used Unit Best?

May 5, 2021 4:08:42 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automation, Used Machines, New Machine

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Checklist for Determining Whether a New or Used Vertical Lift Storage Unit is Best

Whether you choose a vertical lift module (VLM) or a horizontal or vertical carousel, you will receive the benefits of saved space, reduced labor costs, better picking accuracy, and improved inventory control. If you are looking to add an automated storage and retrieval system to your operations, you have probably evaluated which system, or perhaps a combination of systems, will meet your handling and picking needs. 

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Advantages of Automating Your Storage and Retrieval Process

May 5, 2021 2:34:28 PM / by Buddy Chadwell posted in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Industrial Storage, Warehouse, Order Picking

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Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS)

Could ASRS speed up your services and fulfillment times? Read on to learn more about this exciting technology and five ways it could benefit your business.

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