Warehouse Design is Key in Goal to Double Sales

Werner Electric Supply had a goal of doubling their sales to $500 million by 2020. To achieve this, they built a brand new 200,000 sq. ft. facility that has a custom four-level pick module system.  With his warehouse design, they achieved a zero order backlog at the end of each day. “We built the new facility to add inventory and services to meet our sales goal, as well as get our inventory back under one roof,” says Lloyd Fabry, Werner Electric Supply’s Regional Distribution Center Manager. Their new warehouse has a custom pick module, custom warehouse design and custom warehouse manage...
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Crown Equipment’s New Powered Scissor Lift Hand Pallet Truck

Crown Equipment Corporation introduced the Crown PTH 50PS Series powered scissor lift hand pallet truck.  It is designed to help improve comfort and efficiency by avoiding unnecessary bending and lifting. This piece of material handling equipment is designed to be used with open bottom pallets, skids and totes. The Crown PTH 50PS is perfect for warehouses that need adjustable working heights. It features an electrically powered hydraulic system that can lift up to 2,200 lbs up to a height of 31.5 inches. It can be used as both a hand pallet truck or a mobile work positioner. This new pie...
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New Inventory of the Week: 10/16/15

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This week we have warehouse storage racks that are designed to store long stock vertically. You can store pipes, molding, lumber or any other kind of long material. Storing long material vertically in your warehouse gives you easy access to all your stock and saves space! Call Allied Warehouse Equipment East @ 508-660-7900 for pricing and installation options!
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Planning a Cost Effective Warehouse

There are many things to consider when setting up a new warehouse or distribution center. The first is the layout of the warehouse.  To determine this, you will need to think about how much traffic and material your warehouse will store and move each day.  Depending on the scale of your operation, the layouts will change to become more efficient. There are four scenarios for your warehouse operation: Low activity/low storage requirements. This is a simple and small warehouse operation. You will not need sophisticated storage options, automation or picking devices. In most cases, all...
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Tips for Keeping Your Warehouse Clean!

Maintaining your warehouse is an important part of safety for your employees and keeping up with state regulations. A clean warehouse will operate more efficiently with fewer accidents. A dirty warehouse will have more accidents, run less efficiently and your employees will adopt an attitude that caring about the small details aren't important. Dirt can cause machines and equipment to malfunction. Loose debris like broken pallets, loose plastic wrap, and oil spills can cause trip and slip hazards. There are three main areas that you should focus on keeping clean and clear of any debris...
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Custom Warehouse Installation for Electric Supply Warehouse

Allied Warehouse Equipment East can help you install pallet racks or any other type of racks to safely store all your products and warehouse materials.  We recently helped a client install pallet racks, pipe racks and cable racks.  This client was an electric supply warehouse so it was important to keep all of their inventory organized and easy to access. Check out the pictures of their newly installed warehouse equipment!
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Custom Made Rack for Spools of Cable

At Allied Warehouse Equipment East, we pride ourselves on giving the best possible customer service to each of our customers.  This includes building them custom made racks to hold their warehouse material. This particular client needed a special type of rack to hold all the spools of cable that they had.  We didn't have anything in our inventory so we put our brains to work and built them a custom made rack. Check out the pictures below! We think it turned out great!
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