The storage space in your warehouse has a direct impact on the performance of your supply chain. When warehouse space becomes an issue, it doesn’t always mean that you need to find a larger warehouse.
Any warehouse racking regardless of size, structure or design needs to be constantly monitored, particularly from a safety perspective. So as to ensure that the warehouse is running as efficiently and safely as possible.
Constant monitoring of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) within a warehouse is crucial to your staff safety. Working in a warehouse environment can be a very dangerous job and a lot of people aren’t aware of it. Some health and safety issues are obvious while there are others that may surprise you.
When it comes to warehouse space, maximising its use is always challenging. By not fully utilising your warehouse storage space it can lead to a decrease in productivity and subsequently, inefficient operations.
To help reduce these issues arising, we’ve listed are some ideas worth considering.
To avoid a decrease in efficiency, ensure workers’ safety and maximize warehouse operations; your business should take time to assess current and future business opportunities. If moving to a new facility, apart from the structural considerations i.e. number and location of loading docks and vehicle access, you need to invest time and energy into the design and layout. To create an effective and efficient warehouse design, there are some important factors to consider.