Can Your Building Handle a Fire?

Can Your Building Handle a Fire?

With a severe draught like we're experiencing today, the chances of a fire penetrating our commercial buildings and warehouses just increases. Even without dry conditions, the threat of many flammable, stored products erupting in flames is real. If you are planning on building a large warehouse or need to renovate one, our team at Russell Industries suggest…

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We're Expanding!

We're Expanding!

That's right. We're providing more and more services for customers like you that we are taking on more space to store our product. Russell Industries is a local and nationwide provider of new and used pallet rack and warehouse shelving.We are committed to providing quality inventory that is protected from the weather which is why we are expanding…

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Forklift Safety Guidelines

Forklift Safety Guidelines

Do you know if your stockroom operators are practicing forklift safety? It's not something workers think about everyday as orders come in and they just want to get things out for shipment. However, over the past 20 years forklift mishaps have been a major reason for industrial fatalities. In the U.S. alone, there are on average 100 deaths and thousands of injuries each year due to forklift accidents.…

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Custom Warehouse Solutions

Custom Warehouse Solutions

Looking to improve inventory control? What about just increasing storage capacity? Russell Industries will work with you to develop a custom solution tailored to your specific needs. We start with an analysis of your storage and handling needs to develop a design best suited to the allotted space and budget.…

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Selecting the Right Pallet Rack for Your Needs

Selecting the Right Pallet Rack for Your Needs

If you are planning to have an efficient storage solution, chances are you will be using some type of pallet rack. How do you know what you need? To help you figure this out, the team at Russell Industries has created a guide for you to follow.Click here to print out the…

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Save More with Used Pallet Rack

Save More with Used Pallet Rack

In most all cases, companies want to focus on product sold, not the cost to store that product. Building out a warehouse can be quite an investment for any size company¬¶but it doesn't have to push your bottom line if you plan for it.One of the biggest cost saving elements you can plan to include in your warehouse is used…

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Alternative, Cost Saving Uses for Mezzanine Flooring

Alternative, Cost Saving Uses for Mezzanine Flooring

Traditionally, mezzanine flooring is used to increase space for businesses without increasing operational costs. However, there are other great uses for this space that can add functionality to your building and even help increase productivity.Add more office space to your business.…

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Increase Warehouse Productivity by Improving Order Picking

Increase Warehouse Productivity by Improving Order Picking

If you are looking at ways to improve your warehouse performance/productivity, take a look at your order picking process. The greatest expenditure of effort in warehouses (for retail and many industries) is in the ordering picking process. Chances are you can do a better job managing your staff and your product to increase efficiencies in this area. Below are suggested areas of improvement.

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Building a Cost-Effective Warehouse

Building a Cost-Effective Warehouse

In today's economy, most cannot afford to ignore cost saving solutions in their businesses. Warehouses, believe it or not, can drain your funds unnecessarily. They are typically used to manage emergency or regular restocking orders and returns so the inflow and outflow of products have to be efficient. Consider the following cost saving points before you build your next warehouse.1. Select…

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Reducing Warehouse Accidents

Reducing Warehouse Accidents

Safety is an important component in a warehouse environment but is often over looked. According to the Department of Labor and Statistics, warehouse accidents cause serious injuries to 20,000 employees each year, and almost 100 of those are fatal. To help prevent unnecessary incidents, review the below shortlist of standard safety tips. Clearly post warehouse rules in high visible areas so…

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