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The Benefits of Demarcation and Warehouse Layout Design Tips

THE BENEFITS OF DEMARCATION AND WAREHOUSE LAYOUT DESIGN TIPS Floor demarcation takes many forms i from cycle paths to zebra crossings. In a warehouse or industrial setting there are all sorts of beneficial implications. WHY FLOOR DEMARCATION? ORGANISATION Indicates where certain stock, machinery or waste is located SAFETY Indicates potential danger areas SIGNAGE Can be implemented to direct traffic AESTHETICS Pleasant aesthetics and an organised warehouse for when you are touring clients VISIBILITY Acts as an immediately visible organisational tool WHAT IS AN EPOXY RESINOUS COATING? An epoxy resinous coating is a low molecular weight pre-polymer applied to concrete flooring for a number of industrial and workplace benefits WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF EPOXY COATING? DURABLE SAFETY Can stand up to the Non-slip, anti-static and not easily cracked; helps to reduce slips and trips impact of machinery and footfall VERSATILE WATERPROOF EASY CLEAN Can be applied to a range Offers protection from of industries, from Just give it a sweep and water and even chemical distribution to food a mop attack manufacture EASY AESTHETICS MAINTENANCE Can be implemented in a variety of colours Rarely needs touching up or replacing due to durability WAREHOUSE LAYOUT TIPS Once you've implemented floor demarcation there are numerous layout tips you can put into practice to make sure your warehouse is running at its most productive, efficient and effective: CLUTTER-FREE, MINIMISE CONGESTION Keep it clean, tidy and limit chances of accident. Minimise overcrowding, leaving room for machines to turn and staff to safely stroll round LABEL STOCK MINIMISE TRAVEL Barcodes and notes on or above stock furthers the demarcation, making stock easier to find Reduce lead time by keeping stock located near where it is needed the most (i.e. a certain exit) UNI-DIRECTIONAL TRAFFIC One way travel reduces likelihood of accidents and makes spotting traffic easier GROUP STOCK Keep all similar and identical stock together to prevent over-ordering, running out or wastage EASE OF ACCESS Put most popular stock at the front RESERVE SPACE Leaving space available for inventory provides back-up options for when necessary MORE TIPS... STACK SMART Putting larger and heavier items on the bottom helps protect smaller and lighter stock STORAGE Pick storage to suit your needs; it saves space and offers a greater effective organisational system AISLE WIDTH Leave enough room for your aisle's desired purpose: Conventional: 10 - 12 feet Narrow aisle: 8 - 9 feet Very narrow aisle: 44 - 66 inches Epoxy resinous floor demarcation and an effective warehouse layout are essential for addressing productivity and organisational issues in a modern warehouse, with the durability serving to tackle numerous safety issues that are usually associated with an industrial setting. PSR Industrial Flooring has a wealth of industrial flooring experience; To discuss your individual flooring requirements come and visit us over at: www.PSRINDUSTRIALFLOORINGLTD.CO.UK INDUSTRIAL FLOORING SPECIALISTS infographic designed by SearchQuest 000

The Benefits of Demarcation and Warehouse Layout Design Tips

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Floor demarcation isn't something that many companies know they can do to their warehouse floors, and we want to change that! Not only does the service give warehouse owners the option to mark out the...


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