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Keep your warehouse safe

As National Safety Month comes to an end, we want to take some time to highlight warehouse safety. Although it’s a focus for us every June, keeping your facility protected is a year-round ordeal. Here are just a few ways you can keep your warehouse safe and secure.

Self-Safety Audit

The biggest assets in your facility are your people. Overall, keeping your facility safe for the employees in it is of paramount importance. In order to do that, you have to cover all your bases. With our warehouse safety checklist you can determine areas for improvement to ensure optimal safety for your team.

Another more overlooked aspect of employee safety is ergonomics. Whether in the office or warehouse, there are many ways to ensure that your employees are comfortable. By doing things like putting high volume pick items at mid-level and utilizing some automation, you can assist in decreasing long-term employee health problems.

Safety Products & Solutions

Safety also pertains to keeping your equipment in working shape, which is why it is important to invest in the right tools to fortify your material. Adding safety equipment to your facility will not only protect your investment, but it will also, in turn, keep your employees safe as they will be working around stable material. We offer a wide variety of equipment and services to make your warehouse as safe as possible.

When dealing with workplace safety, there are no cutting corners, it’s the most important part of building up your facility. Whether that means investing in material to fortify your equipment, or for keeping up with workplace ergonomics to keep employees comfortable, workplace safety always comes first. Contact us to talk about ways we can help you wrap up National Safety Month successfully!

Relocation Solutions

Everyone knows that moving can be challenging; packing everything up and relocating is both strenuous and tedious. With countless other tasks on your mind, you often hire a moving company to do the heavy lifting for you. When it comes time to get your old distribution facility cleared out, SSI’s Relocation Solutions are here to help!

If you are moving out of your facility and want to transport your equipment to a new facility for redeployment, we’d like to partner with you. Our warehousing and logistics teams will work together to streamline the process. Our crews will dismantle the equipment, load it on trucks, and get it to where it needs to go. Once the material has arrived, they will work fastidiously to get all the equipment up and running to your satisfaction.

If you are moving facilities and are looking for new equipment, we can help with that too! We are always looking to purchase pre-owned material and will offer the most competitive rates for any equipment that you no longer need. If you are dealing with foreclosures, acquisitions, mergers or just want to completely start anew, we also do complete facility liquidations. We seek to make this process as effortless for you as possible. This way, you can focus on managing your business and leave the heavy lifting to us.

You can learn more about these relocation services in further detail here. Let us partner with you throughout your move!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s unbelievable that it’s almost the Christmas season, but that can’t start before we celebrate Thanksgiving! This holiday is a great time to relax and recharge around friends and family members with a nice meal and some football.

Whether Thanksgiving means watching football, eating turkey, crazy family get-togethers or kicking off Christmas shopping on Black Friday, we hope you take the time to enjoy those that mean the most to you. We are thankful for our amazing staff, great clients and wonderful network of partners. Without these groups of people, none of what we do could be possible. So thank you for your tireless efforts, continuous dependability and belief in us.

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, our office will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. The office will reopen on Monday, November 27. We hope you have a wonderful holiday! We also look forward to helping you wrap up 2017 on a high note!

pallet flow

We’re all looking for a way to work harder and smarter. Pallet Flow gives you the opportunity to make your warehouse more efficient by moving products quicker than ever before.

What are the benefits of pallet flow?

It is easy to use, being a first in first out system (FIFO), which is what makes it different from other types of drive-in racks. Pallet flow also has a different pick and load system.  You get a quicker pick and load time by loading the pallet on one side, and allowing it to slide down the other.

While other types of racking can hold anywhere from about two to five pallets, pallet flow can hold anywhere from twelve to fifteen racks (depending on the model).

Pallet flow is great when it comes to customization.  We all want equipment that fits our specific needs. Customers can tailor this rack to the sizes and weights of their exact pallets.  Pallet Flow is also usable anywhere in your warehouse; on the floor, with basic racking and more!

Pallet flow is one of the most durable, and dynamic systems you can have in your warehouse. With all of these features, it will be the most efficient piece of equipment you have.  Check out our specialty equipment page for more details.

Does pallet flow sound like the right fit for your warehouse? Contact us today and let our experts help you get started!