Is Your Warehouse Ready for the Holidays?

After last year’s fiasco by some retailers not being able to meet holiday delivery schedules, companies are adding technology and streamlining processes to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Another hectic holiday shopping season is approaching, and it’s time for warehouse, fulfillment and logistics providers to ready their operations. With the holidays the busiest time of […]

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Henry Ford Meets Toyota: Lean Assembly

In the early 1900’s, Henry Ford perfected the assembly line. Since then, Toyota has further enhanced the process using Japanese management techniques that tout just-in-time (JIT) production as a best practice for lean assembly. Justi-in-time production is based on the philosophy that companies should hold little or no inventory beyond what is needed for immediate […]

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Show Us Your Kegs

Want to get your hands on some free Keg-Flow? #ShowUsYourKegs! The craft beer boom is real. For many beer distributors in the United States, this has created a space crunch in their warehouses and distribution centers. That’s why UNEX came up with our Keg-Flow solution specifically engineered to increase storage density for kegs, increase the […]

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Optimizing Lineside Storage

There’s a reason why Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing are such popular terms within the manufacturing community. It’s because they’re proven to be incredibly effective time and money savers. However, as customers have grown accustomed to being able to tailor anything and everything to their exact specifications, it has presented manufacturers with very difficult space […]

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Infographic: The Perks of Using Span-Track

We could talk for hours and hours (and hours!) about the benefits provided by our Span-Track carton flow solutions. There are so many advantages to this UNEX solution that it’s difficult to boil it down into a simple cheat sheet- but we went ahead and did it anyway! We’ve put together a few facts and figures […]

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Practicing What We Preach: Lean Manufacturing

Many of our blog posts here at UNEX have dealt with creating a more efficient and lean operation and how our solutions can help your company achieve that goal. Efficiency in a warehouse is probably the number one money-saving goal an operation can achieve. Not only are UNEX solutions the best in the industry, but they […]

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Integrating Order Picking Technology with Span-Track

Every warehouse and distribution center is searching for a way to make picking faster and more efficient. Speed is great, but if it comes at the expense of accuracy of pick, it does a company no good at all. As technology has improved, the industry has found ways to integrate things like pick-to-light and pick-to-voice […]

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The Reusability of Flow Cell

Have you ever had a conversation with somebody where you were absolutely convinced that you knew what he or she thought or what they were going to say about something, only to be way off? We have worked on countless projects and put several case studies together based on the work we have done and […]

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Building Accountability with Flow Cell

A culture of personal accountability is an incredibly powerful and misunderstood characteristic of a successful work environment. It’s common to hear employees or coworkers say that they’d make substantial changes to how things are done but they don’t have the power.  On the flipside, managers are often frustrated by their team’s lack of decisiveness, and […]

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Building Trust With Your Team

It’s no accident that Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year was “culture.” Everywhere you look, companies are discussing the importance of culture and how to improve your company’s culture. But oftentimes, there is a disconnect between what the c-suite thinks a company’s culture is and what the rest of the company sees as the company […]

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