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When to Use High-Density Warehouse Racking Systems

Warehouse Racking Systems

In a world in which warehouses handle increasing amounts of inventory while facing increasing costs, making the most of existing space is a priority. Elements of the warehouse previously considered essential, like traditional selective racking, are falling by the wayside in favor of using that space to store inventory.

Successfully reducing or eliminating aisles and increasing storage capacity requires creativity, efficiency, and high-density warehouse racking systems. At the same time, these systems are not for everyone. As with any storage solution, they work best in specific situations. Here is a look at some situations that may require their usage, and some that do not.

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What to Expect from Warranties for Used Forklifts

There are many reasons to choose used forklifts for your business. Despite having been previously put to service, the right ones make reliable and inexpensive additions to your fleet. You can save up to 50 percent on the purchase price of a new machine simply by buying used. These cost savings can translate into serious cash, and often make it possible for businesses to add to their fleet when they would have had to rent or go without otherwise.

One of the secrets to making sure those cost savings do not get eaten up by pricey repairs, however, is to buy a machine that comes with a warranty. Not just the purview of new machines, warranties for used equipment are both obtainable and necessary. Read on to learn more about what to expect from them.

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The Benefits of Warehouse Automation

Warehouses looking to improve efficiency and reduce costs should look to automation to achieve their goals. In this area, most businesses have room for improvement. Only about 10 percent of warehouses possess more than the most basic automation capabilities.

 Implementing processes that do not require manual effort has the potential to transform how warehouses do business. The right systems can improve organization, efficiency, finances, and more. Here is a look at some of the biggest reasons to adopt automation within the warehouse, and some of the ways in which it can be implemented.

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