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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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Where Does Surplus Inventory Come From and What Happens To It?

Surplus inventory is often talked about but not always clearly defined. What is the definition of surplus inventory? Where does it come from? Why is selling surplus a good idea? Here are answers to your surplus questions.

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Four Supply Chain Challenges and Solutions

A supply chain is a network of individuals, businesses, organisations, resources, activities and technology involved in the production and sale of a product from establishment through to delivering the product to end users. Supply chain management is the oversight of all resources that go into the supply chain process.

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