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Beneficial Reasons You Should Build Your Own Warehouse

If you're involved in the manufacturing industry then you know the necessity of space to store your goods along with the materials that you need to create your products. Warehouses are the usual storage go-to and you have a choice between building and renting one. The following are some of the reasons you would want to construct one for your own use:  Control – When you have a warehouse built...

Designing a New Warehouse: Make It More Accessible and Functional

Ownership of a warehouse is not limited to having a building where goods, equipment, or vehicles are kept. A warehouse is a living system, which means it needs care, maintenance, processes in place, and — for warehouses that have yet to be built — proper planning and forward thinking. There are warehouses that work better than others. Some of the suggestions below can make the warehouse you are building...

Start a List: Securing Your Warehouse

When securing your business, it’s not enough that you simply lock the doors and gates of your stores. Ensuring the security and safety of the façade is not enough; you’ve got to make sure that the location of your product supply is likewise safe. This is where the importance of warehouse security is highlighted. Managing your warehouse goes beyond industrial shelving racks and controlling the room temperature....

The Grandfather Clock: A Short History

Grandfather clocks, with their pendulums, resounding chimes and long cases, remind us of a bygone era of silent movies, Model-T Fords and courting parlors. While it might seem obvious as to how these timepieces got their nickname, the story actually has nothing to do with your grandparents or the era of their youth. Originally called long case clocks, grandfather clocks got their nickname from a song written...

First Step to Homeownership: Why Condos Make Financial Sense

Most people want a house of their own, but only some are actually ready for it. Due to the financial constraints and the overwhelming task of actually buying a home, it’s natural for aspiring homeowners to take a step back. But for those who are eager to buy but not quite ready for a big adjustment, they settle for the so-called first step to home ownership — buying a condominium. Browsing Ortigas...

Preventing Illnesses During Winter

The snow and winter breeze provide a more memorable holiday for children and adults alike. The sudden shift of temperature, however, also makes people more prone to illnesses. Get away from viruses by keeping the following pointers in mind. Keep Your Hands Clean Most infections are carried in the air, but germs can also be transmitted by physical contact. Even if you keep your gloves on, don’t forget to wash...

The Key Principles of Warehouse Facility Design

The design of a warehouse facility can be really fascinating – yet, most people misunderstand the discipline that comes with it. This is one of the main reasons why most facilities today are underperforming. When it comes to warehouse facility design, there are key principles that can lead to better productivity for a company. Defining Volume and Functional Requirements Designers need to know several facts...

Issues Brave Miners Face in the Middle of Nowhere

Mining is a lucrative industry and many companies have made it big by extracting minerals or gas deposits. These deposits, however, are most of the time deep in the mountains or the wilderness where sometimes no passable roads have been constructed. Some mining companies even have to create their own roads for their equipment to pass. Nevertheless, roads are the least of their problems because when miners start...

Important Parts of a Remote Construction Site

Construction is a business fraught with responsibilities. From permits to materials and machinery, it’s one of the busiest lines of work out there. What’s even more challenging is doing construction in a remote area where access to the things you need is limited. You have to plan properly, so your work is never delayed. Here are some suggestions on how to plan your construction site in a distant area: Use...

Warehousing Advice: How You Can Keep the Goods Safe and Secure

Some industries rely on warehouses to keep their products, tools, equipment, and other items that cannot fit in an ordinary room or on the retail floor. For this reason, warehousing cannot exist without some safety and security preparations. Here is some advice on how to make your warehouse extra safe and secure: Limit entry Some businesses have warehouses that just about anyone can enter and leave. Use the...