Out of the Box

Warehouse Safety – 6 Tips to Keep Your Workplace Safe

When it comes to warehouse safety there are many benefits that are often overlooked. Safety procedures are frequently disregarded in a variety of workplaces due to insufficient time, inadequate resources or an opportunity to cut corners in an attempt to save money. However, when safety procedures are soundly implemented [...]

By |2018-11-13T15:05:27-04:00November 9th, 2018|Out of the Box|Comments Off on Warehouse Safety – 6 Tips to Keep Your Workplace Safe

Is it Important for Forklift Drivers to be Certified?

If you run a warehouse, it is almost a guarantee that there will be forklifts in use to pick your product. We all try to keep processes as safe as possible, but one area that is often overlooked is forklift training. Do your drivers need to be certified to [...]

By |2018-11-12T16:24:03-04:00January 30th, 2017|Out of the Box, Warehouse Safety|Comments Off on Is it Important for Forklift Drivers to be Certified?

Shipping Class Basics You Need To Know

We’ve already posted an article on whether you should ship your items LTL (less than truckload) or on a flatbed or FTL (full truckload). If you decide to ship LTL you need to know your product’s freight (or shipping) class. But what is a freight class? What does the class have [...]

By |2018-12-10T12:05:04-04:00April 20th, 2016|Out of the Box|Comments Off on Shipping Class Basics You Need To Know

Accessorize Your Lockers

Time to move on to part three of our locker post series. Just like the different types and styles of lockers, you have many options to choose from when you think about locker accessories. There are locker room benches, different pedestals, tops, bases, ventilation options, and fillers available. First, benches [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:59:57-04:00February 24th, 2016|Out of the Box|Comments Off on Accessorize Your Lockers

Determining How To Ship Your Inventory

When it comes to delivering your inventory, how you ship depends on the product and the shipping class. The main ways to ship items are LTL (light truck load or less than truck load), a designated flatbed, or FTL (full truck load). The price of your shipment depends on [...]

By |2018-12-10T12:15:18-04:00November 13th, 2015|Out of the Box|Comments Off on Determining How To Ship Your Inventory

Pallet Rack Out of the Box: Deer Stands

The start of deer hunting season is rapidly approaching and we have been hearing about some different ways to use selective pallet rack. Recently, a customer purchased some of our used pallet rack and said he was using it for hunting, specifically, to make a deer stand. I decided [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:59:26-04:00September 10th, 2015|Out of the Box|Comments Off on Pallet Rack Out of the Box: Deer Stands