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Now is the Time to Implement Warehouse Automation

Warehouse storage and retrieval are set to undergo a worldwide change over the next decade. Automated warehouses will delegate many of the tasks now performed by people to robots, including automated guided vehicles (AGVs). Warehouses with automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) will have several advantages over those that rely on human labour.

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5 Things to Consider Before You Install an Automated Warehouse System | Radwell International

Automated warehouse systems are a great way to streamline the functions of a warehouse to improve efficiency, flexibility, reliability and turnaround time. These systems dramatically improve a range of aspects of warehousing and the distribution of goods, as, in an automated warehouse, processes such as retrieval, storage, and movement of goods are carried out automatically. This means that the staff in the warehouse do not need to undertake monotonous and strenuous tasks, and error-rates are low.

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7 Ways to Maintain A Safe Warehouse Environment

One of the most important things to have knowledge of when working in an industrial automation or warehouse environment is maintaining a safe workplace for all employees. Jim Malia, Warehouse Manager, and Gary Wenrich, Logistics Operations Manager, both at   Radwell International 's headquarters offered some basic operating principles that can help anyone in a warehouse environment operate in a safe manner.

PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC IN THE WAREHOUSE: It's a great idea to set up a requirement in your warehouse that all pedestrian traffic is to use specifically marked aisles. If your warehouse doesn't designate specific aisles for pedestrians with clear markings, it's a good idea to put those markings in place. Having things clearly marked makes it easier for employees to understand the expected behavior when they are moving around in the warehouse.  All other aisles should be chained off to prevent people from walking in them while equipment is being used. If a forklift or other large machine is in use in one of the walkways, the aisle should be chained off at both ends and the alternate walkway must be used by all pedestrians. When an aisle is chained off, it let's pedestrians know that this is not a walking aisle. 

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The Benefits of Asset Recovery in the Manufacturing Industry

This post was originally published at Global Spec - https://insights.globalspec.com/article/5298/the-benefits-of-asset-recovery-in-the-manufacturing-industry

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Five Tips to Improve Warehouse Productivity

Improving warehouse productivity can feel like a daunting task. There are many moving parts within a warehouse operation that it may seem impossible to align everyone’s priorities for the good of the operation, but making improvements can provide big returns. We’ve outlined five basic tips to help streamline and improve your warehouse’s productivity. 

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Radwell International Europe Invests Over £300k in 2015

More than £300,000 has been invested in Radwell Europe’s facility after significant growth in 2015 due to the increase of employees and test capabilities.

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