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Lean Warehouse Management Tips

Posted by Alex Sanchez on Aug 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM


When it comes to improving profitability, it’s important that businesses explore every avenue open to them.

An important concept in cold storage is lean warehouse management. The term was originally coined in the 1980s to describe the business model of Japanese car manufacturer Toyota, but it remains relevant to this day.

The idea behind lean warehouse management is to eliminate waste in order to maximize the amount of value provided to your clients. To do so, it’s important to reduce costs and improve customer service.


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Cold Storage Energy Efficiency Tips

Posted by Christine Sanchez on Aug 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Cold storage energy efficiency is a hugely important topic as energy consumption makes up a large proportion of operating costs for cold storage facilities.

Finding ways to boost energy efficiency ultimately lowers costs and improves profits. In recent years, developments in the industry mean that new strategies have evolved to reduce energy consumption.

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How Cold Storage Design Can Help Improve Operations

Posted by Joshua Everage on Aug 1, 2017 10:01:00 AM

Good cold storage design plays a huge role in warehouse optimization and encourages efficient operations.

Making good decisions at the design stage will help construction stay on schedule and within budget, and result in a cold storage facility that operates and supports the companies anticipated growth (scalability). The most important factor is to bring people from across the company together to ask for their input in designing the new warehouse.

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A-N-C Cold Storage Construction Employee Spotlight: Alex Sanchez, CEO

Posted by Sergio Ruiz on Jul 25, 2017 10:24:12 AM

Maintaining growth is a challenge for every business leader, and success in doing so is an important marker of success.

For A-N-C CEO Alex Sanchez, growth is made possible by strong industry expertise and a willingness to continue learning and developing new strategies. After starting his career with another California-based cold storage company 25 years ago, Alex soon developed the knowledge and skills required to grow his own company.

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IOT, Logistics And The Supply Chain Management

Posted by Alex Sanchez on Jul 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to the internet of things in logistics, there are huge changes on the horizon.

For some people the internet of things (IoT) is confined to wearable technology and smart appliances for the home, but there is huge potential for the IoT and logistics. According to research firm Gartner there will be a thirty-fold increase in the number of connected devices by the year 2020, a development that will have a significant effect on the supply chain operations.

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