Feb 2022

Ways To Improve Your Warehouse

Having a sound warehouse is key in ensuring your business’ efficiency and productivity. Every warehouse has different needs and wants but there are a few things that are consistent common ground. With the likes of comfortability and safety to your employees and guests, combined with space optimisation and design will safeguard your warehouse into being the best it can be. For all your needs from safety barriers to a mezzanine floor Sydney and Australia wide, WSS has you covered. 

 

Safety

Safety is the most important part in ensuring your warehouse is a good one. Providing safety barriers, a first aid station, handrails, gates, sneeze guards and more will safeguard your employees and visitors from being harmed. Keep your safety checks up to date and implement new standards often to ensure your warehouse operates smoothly without any injuries. 

 

Design & Layout 

A simple way to enhance your warehouse is to ensure the design and layout is user-friendly and optimised. Determining where the manufacturing equipment will go and where the storage areas and workstations need to be will be a good starting point. If you need to move things around; do it! Your layout is key in productivity. Does it take five minutes for your employee to get from their workstation to get the equipment they need? Move the equipment area closer to save time and increase efficiency. Arrange everything in a systematic way, optimising the best productivity-flowing traffic in your warehouse. 

 

Organisation

Keeping your warehouse organised is essential in ensuring everything is where it should be. Making things easily accessible to your employees improves productivity as they do not need to go searching for things. Find a technique that works for your business; whether that be labelling and signage or having certain areas for certain items. Workstations should also remain organised and clean to reduce errors and improve safety. A clear station and space mean a clear mind for the job at hand. Utilise stacking bins and the like to increase your storage solutions and keep things organised. 

 

Optimise Space

There is always a need for more space, even if you don’t think you need it. Optimising the space you have is key in enhancing your warehouse. Increasing space increases safety and keeps things more organised. Rather than psychically expanding your space through renovations and the like; think vertically. Installing things like taller storage units instead of wider, adding in elevated walkways or a mezzanine floor will increase your space drastically and improve your overall warehouse look and feel.

 

Why Choose Ware Safety Solutions

Offering a wide range of warehouse safety solutions, we boast quality and convenience. Enhancing your business is our aim, so contact us today to see how you can benefit from WSS services.