The Future of the Warehouse

The warehouse industry has gone through a frenetic evolution in recent years. From same-day delivery to goods-to-person order picking, practices in warehouses are nothing like they were ten years ago. These dramatic changes did not occur in a vacuum, however- several recent trends have heavily influenced warehouse technology and processes. In today’s blog entry, we cover […]

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Each Order Picking with Goods-to-Person

The majority of the projects that we do and that we have written about in this blog deal with pickers walking to the product to pick. Many large distribution warehouses have begun using goods-to-man order picking where the product is actually delivered to the stationary picking employee to be picked. One of our customers is […]

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Flow Cell vs. Creform Pt. 2

Last week, we discussed how UNEX bolt together, square tube Flow Cells stack up against round tube and joint structures like Creform. The discussion revolved around capacity, one of the areas where Flow Cell really shines at 1,000 pounds per level. This week, we’re comparing assembly complexity and time. UNEX Flow Cells are faster and […]

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Flow Cell vs. Creform

Despite our best efforts, UNEX is not the only name in the modular flow rack business. The industry is rife with competition. When UNEX Manufacturing first began its work on a highly customizable modular flow rack product line, our team of engineers sought to develop an alternative to the pipe and joint flow rack structures that dominated […]

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How to Implement FIFO for Lineside Storage

Manufacturing has come a very long way since Henry Ford’s Model T came in black, black or black. Today, there are dozens of different options for nearly every product imaginable, which is outstanding for consumers, but can provide logistical challenges in assembly. Because there are so many different options, stock rotation is paramount in most […]

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Solution Spotlight: Pick Shelving

Last week, we ran a blog called “Span-Track and Wave Order Picking.” That blog discussed the importance of knowing the throughput statistics in your operation. Understanding the throughput statistics of your products sounds simple and obvious in theory, but in practice, there are many companies who don’t have that information and see their productivity and […]

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Improve Efficiency of Split Case Order Picking

Whenever we talk about improving efficiency in a warehouse, we are almost always talking about how to improve the speed and accuracy of your order picking. Companies that are selling products that require split case picking or each picking are especially prone to inefficient storage and therefore slower picking if they don’t have the proper […]

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Span-Track & Wave Order Picking

Since we launched this blog, we’ve talked many times about the importance of efficiency as it relates to saving your company money. It’s easy for companies to overlook an inefficient layout or order picking method in the course of their day-to-day business. It’s easy to see how accidents or damaged products impact your bottom line, […]

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Pareto’s Bay and Order Picking

The Pareto principle states that, for many scenarios, approximately 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. The principle was suggested by management consultant Jospeh Juran and named after Italian economist, Vifredo Pareto. Pareto discovered that 80% of the land in England was owned by 20% of the population. Keep in mind that […]

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Our New Home

Now that the dust has finally settled from our long move to our new home, we felt it was the perfect time to introduce our followers to the new UNEX building, located at 691 New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood, New Jersey. Check out the photos below to see our new digs! The face of our […]

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