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Roller Door Investment: What You Should Know

As we discussed in our blog: Warehouse Roller Doors - Long Term Cost Considerations, 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 three 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.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, warehouse operations, maintenance costs, high speed doors, equipment efficiency, impact doors

The Key to Temperature Management

According to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ),between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2017, FSANZ coordinated 626 recalls. The average number of recalls per year for the last 10 years is 63.

During the last 10 years, undeclared dairy (milk) has been the most common allergen related recall, accounting for 31% of all allergen related recalls. Peanut is the second most common type of allergen-related recalls, accounting for 20% in this category. Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella and E. coli are the three microorganisms most commonly associated with microbial food recalls in Australia. 

Dairy products are more commonly recalled due to concerns with process hygiene, indicated through E. coli testing, than other categories of food. Other products commonly recalled for E. coli include fresh sprouts, salads and some processed meat products.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, roller doors, door equipment efficiency, high speed doors, cold storage, cold storage doors, food industry, food poisoning, listeria, food recall, food processing, cold storage warehouses, temperature control, cold chain logistics, food standards

The Remax diaries: Big Red Vs Rapid Roller Door

By Danica Pederick

A compelling story of Big Red’s encounter  with a forklift, potatoes, and a rapid roller door. 

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Tags: rapid roller doors, self-repair rapid door, customer diary

Safety Factors for Rapid Roller Doors: 4 Points to Consider

 
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.
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Tags: rapid roller doors, forklift operations, high speed doors, equipment efficiency, impact doors, safety

Food Recalls and The Key to Temperature Management (Updated 2016)

According to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2015, they were notified of 603 food recalls. The average number of recalls per year for the last 10 years was 60 recalls per year. 

Undeclared allergens are the second most common reason for food recalls in Australia with 192 recalls between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2015, and an average of 19 recalls per year in this category. During the last 10 years, undeclared dairy (milk) has been the most common allergen related recall, accounting for 30% of all allergen related recalls. Peanut is the second most common type of allergen-related recalls, accounting for 18% in this category.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, roller doors, door equipment efficiency, high speed doors, cold storage, cold storage doors, food industry, food poisoning, listeria, food recall, food processing, cold storage warehouses, temperature control, cold chain logistics, food standards

Repair Costs of High Speed Rapid Doors

Rapid doors often enable one of the critical pathways into your facility. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that they are appropriate for their intended use, secure and in good working order. If you are having problems with your current rapid doors, then you need to have a professional determine if it can be repaired or if it will need to be replaced. Here are some of the most common factors that will affect the cost of a rapid door repair.  

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Tags: Movidor Rapid Roll Doors, Movidor, rapid roller doors, maintenance costs, warehouse managers, rapid doors, self-repair rapid door, automated warehouses, thermal garage doors, thermal workshop doors, double glazed workshop doors, temperature control, energy consumption, rapid door costs, construction trends, rapid door repair costs, repair costs

Buying Australian Made: Can You Afford Not To?

 

In the business world a company always has two overarching goals: minimise expenses and maximise profit. Different organisations achieve these goals in different ways depending on their industry, geographic location, and customer base.

One popular strategy to lower expenses that has emerged in recent years is the practice of outsourcing parts and equipment to other countries.

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Tags: Movidor, rapid roller doors, bespoke warehouse door, australianmade

5 Ways Fleet Management Systems Save Money & Increase Efficiency

Warehouse managers are always facing pressure to cut costs and increase productivity. In the battle against cost and lost efficiency, information is the most effective weapon managers can arm themselves with. Telematics and Fleet Management Systems provide the most detailed information available and as such, should be the weapon of choice. These systems involve collecting data from devices mounted on each vehicle, analysing it and using the relevant information to reduce costs and increase efficiency and productivity. We have a look at how telematics and fleet management systems are leading fleets into the future.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, warehouse operations, forklift operations, forklift telematics

5 Considerations When Choosing a Door for Your Warehouse

From the size of the doorway to the insulation grade of the door's materials, these are just a few of the factors you have to consider when choosing a door for you warehouse. We have created a list of 5 major considerations of any door selection process for you. Hopefully by working through these 5 items you will find yourself much closer to choosing the right door.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, warehouse doors, warehouse operations, high speed doors

Rapid Roller Doors - What You Need To Know

There are three main attributes that make rapid roller doors the door of choice for warehouses across Australia; speed, seal and resilience. With these three qualities rapid roller doors are perfect for high traffic doorways that need to consistently keep a tight seal when segmenting the warehouse. In this blog we will tell you everything you need to know about rapid roller doors.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, roller doors, high speed doors

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