Many businesses use warehouses on a daily basis. Thousands of goods are stored in warehouses, and a poor material handling system can have a significant impact on operations. Material handling techniques are justified for a variety of reasons.
Prevent Accidents: Lifting, moving, and storing objects with the proper equipment and machineries decreases worker risk. In fact, incorrect material handling is responsible for 21% of permanent disability and 25%+ of temporary disabilities.
Boost efficiency : The right tools make it easier to organize products and materials, making it easier to track inventory and reducing the time it takes to retrieve warehoused goods.
Reduced product damages : Products that have been improperly stored and moved are more likely to be damaged, resulting in additional costs.
Better plant layouts: Taking the time to plan and invest in efficient warehouse storage will help you maximize space, reduce “slip and trip” hazards, and provide a safer atmosphere for everyone.
Improve customer service: When the right products are delivered swiftly, a material handling system that allows proper product flow throughout the warehouse and supply chain saves time and money.
Because material handling is used in so many industries and applications, developing and implementing the best system or process should be done as soon as possible. Consider enlisting the help of a material handling business to assess your needs and give recommendations. Pumpup provides end-to-end warehouse infrastructure solutions and includes in-house design, engineering, and project management teams.