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22 11, 2018

Ensuring Safety at Your Warehouse

2018-11-22T14:08:18+13:00November 22nd, 2018|Latest News|

Stats New Zealand reports that 5 percent of work-related injury claims in 2017 are from the transport, postal and warehousing industries. Warehouse owners, managers and safety officers have an opportunity to reduce this number further when they enforce better safety measures in their workplace. One way to do this is to improve warehouse ergonomics. Such measures will ... Read more

16 11, 2018

Using the Store Magnet Principle in Supermarket Layout Designs

2018-11-16T21:41:19+13:00November 16th, 2018|Feature|

Don’t you wish grocery shopping was as simple as wheeling your cart quickly through a few aisles, crossing all the items off your list and breezing past the checkout counter? Unfortunately, many supermarkets are designed ‘to trick us into staying inside of it longer,’ says Rick Paulas from Pacific Standard. Instead of following a pre-determined ... Read more

8 10, 2018

Improve Your Retail Space with Slatwall Displays

2018-10-08T15:39:17+13:00October 8th, 2018|Feature|

Today's retail shoppers place importance on brick-and-mortar aesthetics and the overall shopping experience. Many purchases are no longer based on the price and the actual product alone. Given this buying behaviour, visual merchandising matters now more than ever. One concept that helps in effective visual merchandising is spatial efficiency. A store that does not appear ... Read more

5 10, 2018

Smarter Use of Warehouse Space with Double Depth Pallet Systems

2018-10-05T16:47:44+13:00October 5th, 2018|Latest News|

There is no 'one size fits all' in pallet racking. When it comes to choosing the best pallet racking solution, a range of factors comes into play: product volume, turnover rates and warehouse space. Maximising Warehouse Space with Double Depth Pallets If you are looking to increase your storage density without compromising accessibility, a double ... Read more

4 09, 2018

Organise Your Hardware Store Items by Effectively Classifying Products and Utilising Display Options

2018-09-03T23:47:12+13:00September 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Customers to a hardware store are typically looking for materials or tools for a home improvement or building project. Whether they already know what they want, or need assistance, the layout and organisation of products plays a big role in customer satisfaction. In order to organise products, first classify the items and then consider different ... Read more

3 09, 2018

Preserving New Zealand’s Documentary Heritage Using Archive Shelving

2018-09-03T22:45:07+13:00September 3rd, 2018|Latest News|

Proper storage ensures that archived files remain accessible for as long as they are needed. Taking care of important documents enables the retention of official records that document the actions and decisions of government bodies. This ensures that documents of significant value survive and remain accessible. In 2005, The Public Records Act of New Zealand ... Read more

31 08, 2018

Adapting Warehouse Operations and Personnel to Minimise Earthquake Incident Losses

2018-08-31T02:03:32+13:00August 31st, 2018|Latest News|

Pallet racking and shelving safety for storage and display are among the top priorities of people conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) in New Zealand. This is because the geographical location of New Zealand sits in between two highly active tectonic plates on the Earth’s crust, causing New Zealand to experience thousands of earthquake jolts ... Read more

15 08, 2018

How Important is the Supermarket’s Top Shelf?

2018-08-15T15:03:42+13:00August 15th, 2018|Feature|

The success of a retail store depends on many factors, and one is how products are displayed and organised. The store's layout has a significant role in affecting the buying behaviours of consumers. They may take their time or immediately leave after grabbing just a few products, and it partly depends on how the space ... Read more

31 07, 2018

Common Hazards to Avoid in the Warehouse

2018-07-30T21:07:58+13:00July 31st, 2018|Feature|

Many organisations have standard safety operating procedures, but to say there is only one way to ensure warehouse safety would be folly. However, there are certain principles that can and should be applied to minimise safety risks within a warehouse. To help you stay on top of safety management practices, here are common warehouse safety risks and the actions ... Read more

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