Warehouse Space

Considerations of Second eCommerce Warehouse

After just one year of extraordinary growth, eCommerce companies’ executives are thrilled to be out of the garage and into a legitimate warehouse operation. There is no time for self-congratulatory applause, because the need to keep up with same-day/next-day consumer demand is requiring either the delegation of fulfillment to a 3PL or opening a second…

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Warehouse Expansion Often Means Looking Up

Naïve or new ecommerce business owners often assume rapid growth requires additional warehouse space; not necessarily. It is true that lack of adequate space often leads to poorly organized inventory, picking, packing, and shipping… overall inefficiency. This is problematic with both productivity and profitability suffering; successful ecommerce businesses rely directly on the functionality of the…

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My First Warehouse: eCommerce Companies Open First Warehouse in Record Numbers

Amazon.com owns nearly half of the eCommerce market share in the United States.  There is no doubt this giant enterprise has done much to set the expectations of the consumer, particularly on how quickly product should arrive at their doorstep.

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Understanding What Goes Into An Efficient Fulfillment Operation

Busting at the seams, unable to keep track of inventory, and massive SKU proliferation are obvious signs that an automated warehouse solution must be implemented. That said, most e-commerce entrepreneurs have no idea how to distinguish a WMS (warehouse management systems) from a WCS (warehouse control system) from a WES (warehouse execution system). Even some large…

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How HOJ Engineering Helped Another Outdoor Industry Leader -Big Agnes- Design and Open a New Distribution Center

Based in the Colorado Rockies (Steamboat Springs, CO), Big Agnes creates innovative tents, sleeping pads, bags, camping accessories, and apparel for outdoor adventures in specialty backpacking stores, with an end goal of helping people get outside and have fun. Known as the Mother of Comfort, Big Agnes likes to sleep in the dirt and is…

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When You Have a Warehouse Labor Shortage: Don’t Hire

Instead of adding more warehouse labor, what if you could increase picking efficiency by 100 percent, reduce errors, speed up returns, and reduce training times to fifteen minutes or less? Until you’ve achieved operational efficiency, more labor is not the answer. Less labor is the solution by using tools that allow existing warehouse labor to…

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Piper & Scoot Implements WarehouseOS® in Their New Distribution Center to Achieve Unsurpassed Order Fulfillment Accuracy

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, January 22, 2018 – Warehouse Mobile Solutions, in partnership with HOJ Engineering and Sales (a leader in organizational consulting and material handling), announced today that they have completed the material handling infrastructure for Piper & Scoot’s new distribution center in Bluffdale, Utah. Together HOJ and Warehouse Mobile Solutions designed, installed, and…

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Is My Warehouse Maxed Out? Low Cost Ways to Maximize Warehouse Space

Never confuse sales growth as a definitive sign that a fast-growing e-commerce company is running out of warehouse space.  It might be a sign of growth, but it may be indicative of storage mismanagement. Before renting another warehouse or planning a larger warehouse location, it is wise to engage warehouse planning experts to determine the…

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Sparkle In Pink Partner With HOJ Innovations and WarehouseOS® to Better Their Distribution Space

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, April 25, 2017 – Sparkle In Pink is enjoying the benefits of having a new consolidated distribution center located in Draper, Utah. After partnering with HOJ Engineering and Sales to design and install all the material handling equipment for their new distribution center including the integration of WarehouseOS®, “WOS®”, an innovative…

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