We love the creativity involved when an ordinary everyday product is given a new lease on life.Read More
Warehouse Management Blog
What is a bollard? A bollard is a short post designed to guide traffic and protect from vehicle intrusions. Bollards can be manufactured and installed to withstand significant vehicle impacts, but they can also be used as decorative or visual barriers. Many bollards contribute decorative elements to building and landscape designs.
Your employees, drivers, haulage drivers and forklift drivers are all incredibly careful, safe and responsible; yes?Read More
Whilst writing a blog article on the cost of warehouse accidents, I was looking at a list of the most costly accidents to date throughout the world (the blog article can be found here). What I realised was that 50% of those major accidents were caused by human error. The rest were a mixture of IT failures / manufacturing faults / communication errors etc. Human error has the potential to have a very devastating consequence simply because we cannot predict them, to a certain point. Most workplaces need people, and some employees have enormous responsibilities. Could we eliminate human error?Read More
At heart a warehouse’s traffic management plan involves identifying and dealing with risks. Many warehouses operate around the clock, this makes a traffic management plan crucial to smooth uninterrupted operation. Any failure in the plan will result in a loss of warehouse efficiency, potentially causing deadlines to be missed and revenue lost. It can also result in product, equipment and facility damage, and in the worst case can involve severe injuries and even death.
Keeping your warehouse safe and running at maximum output is a difficult job. You need to constantly monitor the shifting experience in the warehouse as new members and equipment enter your team and old ones leave. Below, we have briefly outlined 3 key measures for running an accident-free warehouse and hope they provide some insight, inspiration or even just a mental check for your warehouse operations.