Warehouse Management Blog
Forklifts are a major cause of accidents and injuries in many warehouses and workplaces all over Australia. These accidents damage warehouse facilities and pose a health and safety hazard to employees. In the past month alone, there have been several forklift-related accidents, including:
As we discussed in last week's blog, warehouse roller doors are a significant investment that shouldn't be taken lightly. In fact, it's quite the opposite - they can have a big impact on costs in the long run.
So what are all the costs that warehouse managers need to be aware of?
Your costs can be separated into 3 parts; that is, the short-term costs that are involved with procuring your doors, the ongoing costs that it will take you to maintain your doors, and the costs associated with ensuring safety.
Having industrial roller doors installed in your warehouse is a costly exercise, so you want to make sure that the roller doors you select will enhance rather than hamper operations.
To avoid incurring unnecessary costs in the long run, you must understand how the following factors can significantly impact long-term costs.
To determine what kind of roller doors you need for your warehouse, first you must look to the everyday needs of your operations.
Depending on what kind of warehouse and industrial situation you are in, you will have different requirements for your roller doors.
Choosing a rapid roller door for your warehouse is important because it is so closely tied to safety. If every opening posed a possible threat – to the safety of your staff, equipment, or goods, then you would struggle to comply with the strict OH&S standards that apply to you.