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Five Tips for Designing Your Warehouse Layout

Though it’s an old cliché, time is money. And if you’re losing time navigating your warehouse or finding the right items and materials that you need to fulfill orders, then we can assure you that you’re losing money — even if it may not directly show up in your bottom line. Essentially, your warehouse is…

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How to Improve Productivity in Your Pack and Ship Process

Taking the appropriate measures to enhance productivity has a variety of benefits. Yes, taking steps to make sure “every second counts” can do more than just streamline production and reduce overhead costs. It can also deliver products to your customers faster, helping to earn new business and solidify relationships with existing ones. In this post,…

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The Benefits of Specialized End Effectors for Material Handling

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You rely on your material handling systems and processes to improve your customer service, expedite your delivery time, and lower your handling costs. Of course, it takes a wide range of automated, semi-automated, and manual equipment to maintain product integrity, increase efficiency, and keep your workplace injury-free. One innovative tool that can improve your processes?…

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The Best Material Handling Equipment for Order Fulfillment Centers

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The eCommerce industry has grown explosively in the last several years, especially during the previous 12 months. Throughout 2020 and into 2021, many people turned to online shopping for a safer experience amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Companies relying on distributors and order fulfillment centers have experienced unprecedented strains due to the heavy demand for…

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Is It Time to Invest in New Equipment? How to Evaluate Your Material Handling Setup

A new year has arrived, and there’s no better time to evaluate your business’s productivity. Often, this involves upgrading or replacing the warehouse material handling equipment you’re currently using. Below, we’re discussing everything you need to know about evaluating your warehouse’s setup. Read on to learn more! Signs You Need to Revamp Your System When…

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How to Improve Forklift Safety in Your Warehouse

Forklifts are essential for almost every warehouse in the United States. However, these vehicles are also responsible for a considerable portion of workplace injuries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 70 percent of all forklift accidents reported in the US each year could be prevented with more thorough training, better…

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The Best Material Handling Equipment for Assembly Lines

Manufacturers use assembly lines to break the production process into steps that are completed in a specific procedure. Typically, an employee is assigned to each step in the sequence, and the product is complete once it moves through the entire process. This method increases productivity by allowing goods to be produced in large quantities that…

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The Different Types of Lifting Devices & How They Can Benefit Your Warehouse

Industrial lifting devices facilitate the relocation of heavy loads safely and quickly, increasing your warehouse productivity. These devices allow the vertical lifting of loads that manual labor is physically unable to complete. Incorporating industrial lifting devices can reduce the risk of lost time and musculoskeletal injuries, maintain stored items’ integrity, and streamline the material handling…

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How to Enhance the Efficiency of Your Loading Dock

Your loading dock is one of the most important areas of your warehouse – it’s where essential products and parts enter and exit. In order to maximize the profitability of your business, you need to ensure that it’s running at peak efficiency. This requires several elements working together to optimize productivity and reduce time lost…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Material Handling Systems

If you own and operate a warehouse, storage facility, manufacturing plant, or picking/packing and shipping operation, your material handling systems must be reliable, consistent, and intuitive. However, as you upgrade your equipment and add new solutions to your business, you may have several questions or concerns. Luckily, A-Lined Handling Systems is here to help. As…

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