Warehouse Organization & Design

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  • Overstock occurs due to poor planning among the various links in the supply chain

    Overstock: how to avoid it

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Overstock in the warehouse can lead to serious overcosts and logistics errors for a company. In this post, we’ll explain what overstock is, how it’s generated, and how to put an end to it.

  • Unitization takes place in a warehouse's goods receipt and dispatch processes

    Unitization: ensuring load safety

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Unitization is a key supply chain process consisting of properly preparing the goods to facilitate their storage, handling, and transfer.

  • The minimum order quantity is a supplier's only guarantee of making any production process profitable

    MOQ (minimum order quantity): striking a balance

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Minimum order quantity (MOQ): it’s possible to negotiate this with suppliers to reduce the initial outlay, minimize storage costs, and avoid warehouse overstocking.

  • The logistics manager is responsible for supervising and managing all processes that take place in a warehouse

    Logistics manager: profile of a key role

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Logistics manager is a position of great responsibility in any company, regardless of sector, as this key figure’s role is to manage all processes taking place in the warehouse.

  • Cleanrooms: how to eliminate contaminants

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Cleanrooms are completely isolated working areas in which air cleanliness levels, pressure, and temperature are controlled to prevent microorganisms from entering and potentially damaging the products ...

  • Multilevel logistics platforms are designed to maximize storage space in urban environments

    Multistory warehouses: the solution to scarce floor space?

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Multistory warehouses: our article delves into this new trend affecting the design and construction of logistics centers. We’ll give you an overview of what they are, their purpose, and their advantag ...

  • Allocazione delle risorse all’interno del magazzino

    Warehouse slotting: how to hit the jackpot

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Warehouse slotting strategies determine the way products are organized in the installation to optimize space and movements. Find out which are the most common.

  • Warehouse layout: designing it from the ground up

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Warehouse layout: when designing this, you have to strike a balance between flows of people and materials, goods accessibility, available space, and stock throughput. How can you do this?

  • Spare parts warehouse: how should you organize it?

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Spare parts warehouse: organizing one optimally means being able to prepare a large volume of orders simultaneously and managing an immense inventory. We'll show you how to do this in our article.

  • Best-in-class warehousing zones

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Where does my warehouse offer opportunities for improvement? In this post, you will get some tips on how to optimize the main zones of a warehouse.

  • Chaotic warehousing: pros and cons

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Although the name may be misleading, selecting warehouse locations in a chaotic style actually follows a very strict order. Here, you will learn about the advantages of this goods organization system ...

  • What is cross-docking? Types and how it works

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Knowing what cross-docking is in terms of warehouse operations allows you to evaluate its suitability for your business. Discover how it works and the most widespread types of cross-docking.

  • Embracing cross-docking: 3 success stories

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    In theory, cross-docking has the capacity to speed up logistics operations. However, in actual fact: Which companies use cross-docking? Here are 3 examples of how cross-docking is used successfully.

  • General view of a warehouse

    Why choose us to draw up your logistics layout?

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Discover the reasons why you should get in touch with our team to create your warehouse layout and your global storage project. Interlake Mecalux will help you climb the ladder to success.

  • Three steps to an optimized industrial facility design

    Three steps to an optimized industrial facility design

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    If you follow these three steps, you will have all the essential tools to define the best layout and get an optimized warehouse. Use our tips to give priority to this important initial design phase of ...

  • Rethink the warehouse’s design

    When should you rethink your warehouse’s design?

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Is your warehouse layout optimized or not? How about your logistics flows? Is the competition more efficient? Interlake Mecalux will help you know when to rethink your warehouse’s design.

  • Organisation des zones d’un entrepôt

    Four tips for a better-organized warehouse

    Published by Interlake Mecalux

    Do you want to revise how your warehouse is organized but don’t know where to start? Follow our tips, and your company’s productivity will increase: a real time saver for everyone.