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Space Exploration: How Totes Maximize Cube Utilization in Distribution Centers, Warehouses and Factoriesimage

Space Exploration: How Totes Maximize Cube Utilization in Distribution Centers, Warehouses and Factories

Space is trending big time today. You could say we’re heading to Mars and back to the moon to find more of it. Considering today’s high industrial real estate costs, space exploration is every business’s prerogative. With rents up well over 7% just in the last year, it’s enough to make any business want to…

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Without Totes, Billions of Dollars in Automation Would Be Offlineimage

Without Totes, Billions of Dollars in Automation Would Be Offline

With today’s labor challenges and manufacturers’ and distributors’ insatiable need for speed, automation is set to get airborne. Spending on automated warehouse systems and robotics is expected to reach $13 billion in investment over the next decade. Over 60% of manufacturing industries say difficulties hiring skilled labor is increasing their reliance on automation. Speed, accuracy…

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Do You Have the Totes to Promote Smart Growth?image

Do You Have the Totes to Promote Smart Growth?

Companies today grow at an amazingly fast rate. Ecommerce enables surges that can increase sales exponentially overnight. Funding rounds at companies can instigate rapid expansions into new warehouses and markets. Finding fast solutions frequently overshadows good decisions. With warehouse space, procurement and inventory management getting all the attention, totes can get overlooked. But this is…

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Ecommerce innovators are leveraging containers to perfect their supply chainsimage

Ecommerce innovators are leveraging containers to perfect their supply chains

Ecommerce has transformed retail and logistics — and ecommerce companies are leading the way in material handling innovation today. Watch the video below to learn about the latest product styles, materials, processes, features and accessories being used for ecommerce fulfillment. And see how Flexcon’s engineers collaborate with customers and automation teams to optimize operations and maximize…

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Containers that Can Make or Break Your Perfect Supply Chainimage

Containers that Can Make or Break Your Perfect Supply Chain

Watch video of Flexcon’s material handling experts as they discuss optimizing and organizing products with efficiency in every stage and setting of your operations. Here’s your chance to see how Flexcon’s holistic approach has been used to create container systems in some of the most advanced distribution centers today.

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What the Heck is Dunnage?image

What the Heck is Dunnage?

Dunnage is material used in shipping and warehousing to protect, organize and facilitate product movement. Most often it takes the form of dividers or foam inside a container. Dunnage is used to safeguard and separate items being shipped across the globe or around the facility.

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MEET THE MAN WHOSE JOB IT IS TO ENSURE YOUR C ONTAINER IS PERFECTimage

MEET THE MAN WHOSE JOB IT IS TO ENSURE YOUR C ONTAINER IS PERFECT

Behind many innovative and successful companies, you’ll often find that one pragmatic player or employee whose role it is to ask questions, catch mistakes and push for excellence. Flexcon’s Director of Engineering, Terry Madsen, has played that role for over 25 years. His oversight, problem solving and quality control help ensure containers work for clients….

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