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Warehouse Management Blog
The increased need for overall security and design flexibility at both home and the workplace has led to a greater reliance on access-control systems that incorporate new technology and personalised service from suppliers. In commercial and industrial sites, maintenance and engineering managers are finding that the benefits of facilitywide access control systems and smart, compact design go far beyond simply improving the level of security within buildings. In many cases, a well-designed and implemented system has resulted in reduced operating and maintenance costs.
Managers can greatly reduce breakdown frustrations and the likelihood of deteriorated system performance by focusing attention on some of the most common trouble spots found in standard access doors.
In this blog, we discuss Five Smart Ways to Improve Access Doors.
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Some Australian cold storage businesses are reporting that with the carbon tax and increasing electricity network charges, their energy costs account for up to 30% of their earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation. To compound this, electricity prices are expected to rise a further 5% a year. This means cutting energy consumption needs to be even more of a focus for cold storage businesses across Australia. With this in mind we have outlined 3 key tips to help you reduce your cold storage costs.
Much like the rhetorical question, “how long is a piece of string?”, warehouse door sizes depend largely on the application. The size varies from small doors for pedestrian access to large doors for wide loads. In fact knowing the average size of a warehouse door is almost entirely irrelevant, every door should be chosen to match its unique situation. While it is important to keep up to date with developments and successful applications in other work environments this should only inform you of your options. When you choose a door you should be matching it to the criteria of your warehouse and your vendor should assist you with that if necessary.