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Bill Sullivan

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Keeping Production Volume Up

Posted by Bill Sullivan on Sep 19, 2017 12:57:36 PM

You know what it's like. You catch the inkling that things aren't moving as quickly as they should be. Your numbers aren't quite adding up. Unless you know there is a specific cause of a dip in production volume — such as a planned staff shortage, an identified supply chain issue or a machine failure — the numbers will likely concern you and force you to take a step back to ask:

Is Your Production Volume Plunging?

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Topics: Warehouse Tips, production volume

3 Ways to Improve the Efficiency of Your Manufacturing Facility

Posted by Bill Sullivan on Sep 12, 2017 2:00:00 PM

When you're engineering the mechanical infrastructure of your manufacturing facility, there are a few ways to ensure you build a functional and efficient model. Here's how:

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Improve Machine Guarding Without Investing in a Complete Redesign

Posted by Bill Sullivan on Jun 8, 2017 12:51:20 PM

Is there a section in your facility that just constantly seems to generate problems? Or maybe it's a certain product in the warehouse that your maintenance team continuously needs to repair? When there's a consistent issue facing your facility, a facility manager's first instinct is to implement a solution to put a stop to it. But if the problem is larger than one off-the-shelf product can fix, in lieu of a complete redesign for that area of your facility, it's often tempting to have your team spin up a customized machine guarding solution and figure out a way to make it work.

But as with most quick fixes, in the long run it's best to get something done correctly from the get-go. Now, that doesn't have to mean complete redesign, but you should create a solution that's meant for asset protection, not one that's pieced together.

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Topics: Bumper, Pedestrian Barrier, Facility Maintenance, product damage

5 Best Practices for Protecting Warehouse Assets From Employees

Posted by Bill Sullivan on Apr 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You ain’t seen nothing yet. No, we’re not talking about B.T.O’s 1974 smash hit in today’s post. That's a phrase we often hear facilities managers use when comparing their employees' track record of protecting warehouse assets. And it never seems to be something good.

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Topics: Warehouse Tips