The Birth of Warehouses and the Different Kinds of Warehouses We Have Today

August 20, 2021 2:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether or not you’re involved in the industry, you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with the concept of a warehouse, i.e., a building where goods are stored before being sold or distributed. But do you know the history behind warehouses? Probably not! Keep reading to learn a brief history of warehouses. Humans have been storing supplies and food for future use ever since the caveman era, so you could consider caves the first warehouses humans ever used. But we’ve come a long way since the Paleolithic period. We can break the history of warehouses down into a few different eras:... View Article

Best Practices for Cleaning and Organizing Your Warehouse

August 6, 2021 2:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Keeping a clean and organized warehouse is a crucial component of running an efficient operation. In addition to slowing down daily operations, goods can become misplaced and people can get injured if a warehouse isn’t organized. Addressing a messy warehouse might not be easy, but this post will cover how to organize and clean your warehouse: Draw up a new floor plan: The first step in organizing your warehouse is often creating a new floor plan. Make sure your floor plan allows for a smooth flow for the workday. For example, make sure inventory can move easily from receiving to... View Article