Why You Should Upgrade Your Warehouse over the Christmas Break
After the hustle and bustle of peak season, most businesses will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year period. While a hard-earned break might sound like a good option, there are plenty of business owners who are already itching to get ahead in 2022. For them, this period offers the chance to gain the competitive advantage over the competition.
A great way of doing this is to upgrade your warehouse with improved pallet racking solutions. In this blog, we offer a checklist to help you decide if a warehouse upgrade is a good solution to your warehousing challenges and explain how it can set you up for success in the new year.
Does Your Warehouse Need an Upgrade?
To see whether a warehouse upgrade could benefit your business, ask yourself whether you’ve run into any of the following problems: Have you needed to carry out regular repairs to your pallet racking? Have you had difficulty keeping track of inventory, finding that stock is missing or not where it is supposed to be? Has the productivity of your warehouse operations slowed down or failed to keep up with demand? Are you running out of space and considering the need to move to a larger facility?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, a warehouse upgrade could be just what you need. Needing to make regular repairs could mean that your warehouse layout is not optimised to avoid collisions or that your inventory volume is putting strain on your current pallet racking system. Missing stock and reduced productivity indicates that the existing system is not set up to accommodate your inventory, and you may require a revamp of both racking and inventory management software. And while moving to a larger facility is of course warranted in some cases, a strategic redesign could be all that is required.
How Can a Warehouse Upgrade Help Your Business?
A well-considered, strategic upgrade of your warehouse facilities can solve all the issues mentioned above. By reconfiguring your pallet racking to meet the needs of your operations, you can boost productivity, reduce the costs and downtime associated with frequent repairs, and keep tabs on all your stock without the need to relocate. Doing this over the holiday break will mean you are ready to take off running in 2022 while the competition is still struggling with low productivity and an inefficient system.
What the Shelving Depot Can Do for You
The Shelving Depot offers complete warehouse solutions, and we have established ourselves as New Zealand’s premium supplier of commercial shelving and racking. Our technicians design and build innovative warehouse solutions to maximise the available space in your facility, seeking premium used and non-standard products where required to suit your needs.
Our expertise and commitment to finding the ideal shelving solution for every project has earned us many satisfied customers, and our core values of honesty, loyalty and integrity underpin everything we do. When you work with us, you can rest assured that we will get the job done right first time, every time.
Contact Us Today
Our team of experts are ready to discuss how a warehouse upgrade could work for your business. For more information, visit the contact section of our website and get in touch by phone or email today.