Helping you unlock hidden warehouse space

Something that every successful business owner will always claim, “I look for efficiency.” And this is true to anything you do. Remember the less time and effort that’s wasted getting a task done; healthier the bottom line will eventually look. So is the case with all the processes you lay down. Your warehouse is not just a dumping ground where you fill it with boxes. Fine tuning within it will get you the rewards.

So to help you get the most of your warehouse space and increase productivity that leads to efficiency, we have for you some tips you must follow.

Label

Imagine the number of products and the sub products of just one item. Now imagine the inbound and outbound of the very same product. The number will be outrageous. So by simply adding a label to your products, you can easily track and store it and will help your management run smoothly. Also then with this system of labeling keeps you in check, rather than guessing.

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Sequencing

We live in the digital age, where life would come to a standstill if not for the internet and computers. Spend a little of your budget on technology. This will lay the ground rules of sequencing. This method helps your orders by pick path, and batching together in the same zone you shall save tremendous time on the distribution front. ALWAYS OPTIMISE – a thumb rule in distribution.

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Signage

People laugh off when you ask them if their warehouse has the proper signage. The little eyebrow slowly rises when you fail to address this issue. Make your warehouse a safe for your workers with the right placement of signs. Safety signs keep workers aware of hazards, and other safety precautions. India is a vast country with diverse culture and languages. Simple graphs or signs will also suffice.

Zonal

Another simple tip to increase your productivity is to compartmentalise your warehouse. This way you improve order picker ergonomics by slotting your fastest-moving goods in the waist-to-shoulder area of your storage media. So the next time a big order comes in, you know exactly where the inventory lies in your warehouse, and you can get that out for delivery in a jiffy.

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Heavy to light

This point is elementary when it comes to stacking or storing your goods. Remember to always place your heaviest items at the bottom and lighter ones on the top. If you want to prevent injuries and major product losses, you want to arrange and organise your inventory according to weight. Makes sense doesn’t it?

Fast moving goods

Another style of storing your goods/inventory is by placing highest selling products right at the front. This aids the shipping and packaging purposes with ease and delivery is always on time. So why cause confusion when you can work smarter, rather than work harder. Stay on point.

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There are plenty of points you can still decipher and make improvements to your storage experience within the warehouse. Don’t panic, maintaining and organising a warehouse may not be as daunting as you think. It takes small steps to make a significant difference. Try it out, results are guaranteed.

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Author: BoxMySpace

BoxMySpace is a network of technologically advanced and standardized warehousing and fulfilment centers. At BoxMySpace we provide end-to-end warehousing and logistics across Pan-India to our customers. Our strength lies in customer service, real-time update of inventory and operational excellence.

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