The Material Handling and Supply Chain Blog

Put Walls: The Low Investment Solution for E-Commerce Order Fulfillment

Written By: Brian Reinhart

May 24th, 2016

Put wall by Bastian SolutionsE-Commerce Sales around the globe have eclipsed previous records continuously for the past ten years, and it’s easy to see why. Consumers can purchase everything from household commodities to a lock of Justin Beiber’s hair and all from the comfort of their home.

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9 Things to Consider Before Buying a Carton Flow Rack System

Written By: Evan Daily

May 20th, 2016

Carton flow rack pickingCarton flow rack can be a valuable tool that allows users to save space and increase efficiency in order fulfillment operations. The key is selecting the right type of carton flow rack for your facility. There are several options to choose from, and there are several factors that must be considered.

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Improve Warehouse Safety During National Safety Month

Written By: Chelsi Stenger

May 16th, 2016

National Safety Month logoEmployee safety is important in any field of work, but for manufacturing, distribution, and warehouse workers, it’s something that must be considered every day. From poor ergonomics to high-tech machinery, there are a lot of situations our workers encounter each day that could potentially lead to injury.

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The Reality of “One-Size-Fits-All” Supply Chain Software

Written By: Justin Kaffenberger

May 11th, 2016

Exacta software flexibilityMany supply chain software companies want to sell an entire suite of products to their customers, but oftentimes, only a few of the products fit a customer’s needs. When a “one-size-fits-all” solution doesn’t work, that’s when software modules come into play.

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Why ResinDek® is a Great Cost Saving Alternative to Concrete Mezzanine Floors

Written By: Greg Conner

May 6th, 2016

MezzanineConventional wisdom has always suggested that concrete floors are superior construction when it comes to mezzanine floors. A popular choice for new construction by many general contractors, concrete is a proven flooring material offering both durability and longevity. Concrete construction, however, comes at a cost, a very high cost.

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