Where order rules, everything runs smoothly and quickly, and everyone is happy and satisfied. Especially in large warehouses, where time is of the essence and organization is not something you can compromise on. Managing a warehouse is based on good and solid organization of stock and what is better for achieving this than using metal shelving system? Here are a few facts that will show you how important organization is for a successful managing of your warehouse.
- Better accuracy of customer orders
If your business includes delivery and shipping of orders from the warehouse to a fulfillment center, and in a single day you have to take care of more than 10 orders (or hopefully more – the more the better, right?), you need all of them to be properly arranged for a quick and effective transport. Metal shelving systems allow you to store large amount of stock and even sort the stock as you find it easy and convenient for finding. For instance by name, by number of order or by the shipping date.
- Accuracy of inventory
Just like your orders, inventory also needs to be ordered right. Inventory is your working tool, and if you don’t have your working tool ready and within your hand’s reach, how will you do your job? You can use metal shelving to arrange your inventory following some criteria, such as: name, quantity or size of a package.
- Accuracy improves efficiency
When everything is in its place, it is a lot easier to get the job done, especially in the delivery and shipping business (from a warehouse to the fulfillment center). When the transporter is waiting to take your package and leave, the worst you can do is make him wait because you can’t seem to find the right package. To avoid this, use the metal shelving system to organize your orders; the ones that are ready for shipping can be placed separately from the others.
- Bigger storage space
This is especially important for big businesses that operate in large warehouses, where small cars are used to navigate through an enormous space. Metal shelving helps a lot in the organization of these spaces; metal is strong, so the shelves can withstand a lot of weight, which means that all stock can be placed in boxes and carefully labeled for easy an access. Plus, this way you can easily prevent mess from happening and make your warehouse clutter free.