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Does your warehouse have an insect control program?

Take the sting out of it.
By Myles Dellger
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Even if they are not common to your area, spiders such as the black widow and the brown recluse can be found in shipped-in pipe or crates.

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Seemingly dead inventory can still produce revenue

Don’t liquidate it.
By Dick Friedman
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Remember that most of the slow/no movers were initially purchased because there was demand or someone thought there would be demand.

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Document preservation is a must

Paper trail.
By Arthur Vener
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Businesses must consider balancing the electronic and environmental emphasis with the prospects of needing the communications, records or documents at some future time, or to provide proof of evidence of a relationship, transaction or occurrence.

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Forklift safety is critical in a warehouse setting

Raise awareness.
By Peter Wright
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The forklift has been around for more than 100 years in one form or another, servicing the needs of every industry to manage the movement of all types of material.

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Think you're ready for a new ERP?

Not so fast. Think again.
By Navid Gardooni
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The best individuals for the team are often your most experienced and in-demand employees. Therefore plucking them away from the business for an extended period of time will come at a real cost to the business.

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How robots can run a warehouse

Space-age labor.
By Dick Friedman
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While contemplating the use of automation, remember proper warehouse organization and the procedures and controls followed are the foundation for effective operations. The less automation involved, the greater the need for organization and discipline.

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Protect them

Are your warehouse workers operating in a safe environment?
By Guy Mersereau
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The distribution industry is reliant on the people who receive, pick, pack and ship the goods that we deliver to our customers. Our profitability depends on their productivity. Industry is investing in equipment, software and processes to drive productivity, but the best investment is the continuing health and safety of its workers.

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Clean it up

Organization is a key component to a company’s success.
By Joshua Brown
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In school, we were taught how to organize our belongings and create different ways to keep everything neat and clean. Despite this exhaustive teaching in our elementary schools, more of us forget about that either in our business or personal lives. If you look at my desk in the middle of the week you’d think a hurricane roared through. I’ve always believed there is a method to my madness, but there isn’t anything like the feeling of a freshly cleaned desk.

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Riback/DKB opens showroom-warehouse

Jefferson City, Mo.-based Riback/DKB was slated to complete its new 22,000-sq.-ft. facility at the end of September.
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Jefferson City, Mo.-based Riback/DKB was slated to complete its new 22,000-sq.-ft. facility at the end of September.

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Ferguson breaks ground on new Ohio distribution center

Ferguson recently broke ground on a 400,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Celina, Ohio.
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Ferguson recently broke ground on a 400,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Celina, Ohio. The company will create 70 new full-time jobs at the 77-acre site, which is scheduled to open in late fall.

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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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