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10 ways to boost warehouse performance

10 ways to boost warehouse performancej

Boosting warehouse performance How do you make your warehouse the most productive it can be? Research from the ARC Advisory Group suggests the best ways to boost warehouse performance. The article considers safety, productivity, customer service and people. Most warehouses will earn the highest marks for their safety and customer service. 75% of workers surveyed say that their warehouse is safe. This is a high percentage and a great way to keep your warehouse productive and moving forward. One of

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When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?

Every growing company experiences it. The product demand is growing, and suddenly the existing floor space isn’t sufficient. The productivity, efficiency and accuracy of your operation are not in line with expectations. What do you do? Maybe it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.

By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment.
By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment. Perhaps it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.

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eBook: Automation provides significant savings

“Automating [aspects of the] manufacturing process [such as packaging] not only drives costs down,  it improves quality, reduces waste and optimizes energy use. […The] application of automation is an essential ingredient in the sustainability of manufacturing businesses; automation will consequently increase a manufacturer’s competitive edge.” Mike Wilson, Chairman of the British Automation and Robot Association Do any of these situations sound familiar? Your packaging line can’t keep up with your production rates. You’re experiencing bottlenecks in your packaging area causing ripple effects up the

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eBook: Let automation save you money, time, and resources

It goes without saying: the key to successful operations is smooth product flow. But when you’re producing more product than you can get packed in a shift, you’re fighting a losing battle.  You hire more people to keep up with the products coming out, but the extra labor costs are eating through the extra revenue from the increased production runs. What do you do? It’s time to automate your packaging process. Consider the following: One person can erect about 3

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That moment when packaging equipment helped you with your taxes

Packaging equipment can save you money on your taxes.

UPDATE (12/22/2015): The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (PATH Act) has been passed by both the House and Senate and will be signed into law – expanding the Section 179 deduction limit to $500,000.  Read more.  Taxes.  Ugh.  One of the most dreaded words in the English language. Even Benjamin Franklin understood our plight when he said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  And so, every April 15th comes with much

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