Tag Archive for: Design

Smart Slotting

Here at Storage Solutions, we recognize that the demands of your customers are constantly changing. With that, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to help you make sure your operation is running at optimal efficiency. That is why we are excited to announce the addition of our newest service offering, Smart Slotting. Smart Slotting is a warehouse slotting optimization tool powered by Slot 3D.

Smart Slotting Capabilities

Our slotting solution is fully integrated with AutoCAD®, the world’s leading design software program. With Smart Slotting we will help take the guesswork out of your facility layout. The software uses several factors when determining the best solution possible for your operation. These factors include things such as space costs, replenishment costs and equipment costs. By simply pulling together and inputting the necessary details, Smart Slotting can then run the numbers, analyze the data and help us define the lowest cost operation plan for your facility.

Concerned about seasonal spikes or future growth? Not a problem! Smart Slotting allows us to factor this in and more to make sure you design a facility to fit all your ongoing needs.

Learn more about the benefits of Smart Slotting here, or contact one of our slotting experts today at 866.474.2001.

C-A-R-E-S design process

Why should the Storage Solutions C-A-R-E-S warehouse design optimization process matter to your company? Everyone experiences challenges & changes within their operation. With the Storage Solutions C-A-R-E-S process, we follow a systemic approach to uncover any issues you may have. These guidelines allow us to address specific opportunities for improvement, pain points, growth objectives & more. We have tailored this process to be fully customizable to fit your budget, needs, and time frame.

For example, we can address issues you may have when it comes to order fulfillment. The cause could stem from picking challenges or e-commerce and omnichannel fulfillment demands. For this reason, it is imperative to design a solution that works best for you and is dynamic enough to adapt at the drop of a hat to meet external expectations.

Likewise, internal issues such as SKU proliferation or facility consolidation may be items that need to be addressed. Our C-A-R-E-S process can analyze these issues to provide you with the most efficient answer to your current problems. Similarly, we provide you with the most flexible solution to ensure you are ready for any changes down the pipeline.

In conclusion, by using our data-driven C-A-R-E-S process, we can help you create a solution that can be justified not just operationally but also economically. By developing your distribution to optimal efficiency, we can address your current and future goals. Our team of material handling professionals and our in-house design team make the perfect tandem to prepare you quickly for market changes and increased customer demands.

Now that you know why an optimized warehouse design is essential, you can learn more about our C-A-R-E-S process here!

warehouse-design-solutions

Congratulations! You’re in charge of setting up a warehouse! You have to secure an optimal layout so your operation can run smoothly and safely.  So, what do you do? Warehouse design solutions help ease you into the right solution to run your facility as efficiently as possible.

Do You Need Warehouse Design?

While it is possible to get the information you need without a design drawing, there are substantial benefits from utilizing a professional facility drawing.

Our experienced team can draw a facility layout and spot potential problems and pain points before you have them, making the situation easier to remedy. These drawings allow us to make suggestions for different warehouse and racking solutions that were not thought of before. This process makes it easier to save money and get your facility built for the future.

Design layout drawings also make it easier to show all of your options clearly and concisely. Layout drawings will give you the information needed to make a well-informed decision on your warehouse setup. Another great benefit of warehouse design is the ease of quoting. With a drawing made before the quoting process, we can get you exactly the equipment and setup that will work best for your solution and take out all the guesswork.

Our team will take on the challenge of the design phase of your operation. All we need from you is the necessary information, and we do the rest! With our expertise, we can draft a layout that will optimize operational efficiency and maximize space utilization.

Learn more about our layout and design services here!

We are here to help prepare you for anything in your facility. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you plan and optimize your facility!

2018 Kickoff

As we roll into 2018, we at Storage Solutions are excited to begin another successful year. With our experience and all of our great partners, we have no doubts that we are in a great place to help you achieve your annual goals. We are ecstatic to serve you this year, so let’s look at the ways that we can assist you!

Storage Solutions is a leading equipment and material handling partner, so we are always here to provide you with new and used equipment. We are also more than happy to buy your old equipment. Our dedicated purchasing team is a great resource to help you make money off your unused material.

With their decades of experience, our in-house Design & Solutions Development team will make the best solution for you to make sure that your facility is running at optimal efficiency. Click here for some examples of our solutions development work.

As your material handling partner, we want to work with you every step of the way through your project. We’re here for all your needs, from the permitting and safety side to logistics and installation. Take a look at our warehouse services page and see for yourself what we can provide you with.

Above all, we would like to thank you for being our partner in the past, present, and future. As we approach our 40th anniversary this July, we would like to say thank you; without you none of what we do is possible. We are excited about 2018 and all the opportunities it brings to serve you. Contact us today to get started!

Employee of Q1

Storage Solutions would like to congratulate Greg Stier on being named our employee of the quarter for Q1 of 2017!
Greg is an integral part of Storage Solutions’ operations as a member of the CAD team.  If you get a warehouse layout from us, it is more than likely coming from the desk of Greg Stier.