Archive | shelving

RSS feed for this section

When Would I Use LIFO?

In our last post, we talked about the FIFO (first in, first out) system of warehouse storage and inventory management. The benefits of FIFO are fairly obvious.  By moving the oldest product first, you greatly reduce the chances of expiration and obsoletion.  For any business dealing with consumables or even tech products that are rapidly […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

FIFO in Warehouse Storage

(photo credit: Rob Igo) Many people today live by the phrase “out with the old, in with the new”.  The stuff that they have, whether it’s a cell phone, a car, or a pair of pants, gets old and worn, so they buy something new to replace it.  For the most part, there’s nothing wrong with this.  […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
Warehouse Shelving

Warehouse and Loading Safety Part 2: Warehouse Shelving

This week we will be continuing our discussion on warehouse and loading safety.  Keeping your loading and storage areas safe and up to spec is not only good for your employees well being, but it can also save you considerable time and money in the long run. Today we are talking about warehouse safety.  Particularly […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Warehouse and Loading Safety Tips: The Right Equipment

The world of material handling and storage can be dangerous. Maybe it’s not quite up there with the folks you see on Ice Truckers or Axe-Men, but make no mistake, warehouses, loading bays, and freight trucks can all bring serious injury. That’s why it’s important to be safe while working with material goods.  Fully loaded […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A History of Forklifts

If you work around loading areas, warehouses, pallet racking, and delivery trucks, you know the importance of forklifts. They’re indispensible. We even have forklift ramps designed specifically for forklifts.  But do you know where forklifts come from?  Truth is, they’re nearing 100 years in age.  Of course, they’ve changed quite a bit during that time. […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The Best Industrial Shelving

Sometimes pallet racks are exactly what you need.  Other times, they’re a bit much.  When it comes to storing and organizing the smaller items of your warehouse and business, industrial shelving is exactly what you need. Sure you could go to IKEA to buy some shelves.  That is, if you wanted your shelves to fall apart a […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The Different Parts of Pallet Racking

Welcome back to our series on the different components available at Murray Material Handling. In our last post, we talked about wire mesh decking and why it’s such a practical addition to any warehouse storage. This week, we are talking about the various pieces of pallet racking.  Also, make sure to check out the post […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

What’s So Great about Wire Decking

There’s many products to be offered in the material handling industry.  In a series of blog posts, we’d like to take some time to highlight each and every one of them.  That way, people can better understand their benefits and why a company may want to use such a product. To start things off, we […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

The Different Types of Warehouse Shelving and Storage

In the world of warehouses, storage is key.  You can’t simply stack pallet upon pallet from floor to ceiling.  Not only would that provide terrible access, but those stacks just wouldn’t be very stable. This is why warehouse shelving was invented.  To get things off the floor.  To maximize space.  To make objects easier to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }