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Building Accountability with Flow Cell

A culture of personal accountability is an incredibly powerful and misunderstood characteristic of a successful work environment.

Building Trust With Your Team

It’s no accident that Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year was “culture.” Everywhere you look, companies are discussing the importance of culture and how to improve your company’s…

A Day at the Races

This past weekend, UNEX took the team to its second annual day at the races at Monmouth Park Racetrack. Awesome food from Jersey Shore Barbecue was served and UNEX employees got…

Integrating Multiple Generations in the Workplace

Today’s business environment is historic. For the first time ever, there are three generations working together at the same time. In today’s workplace, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and…

The Evolving Warehouse Workforce

Last week, we discussed several major trends that are changing the way warehouses operate. One of these trends is the workforce itself.

Each Order Picking with Goods-to-Person

The majority of the projects that we do and that we have written about in this blog deal with pickers walking to the product to pick. Many large distribution warehouses have begun…

FlowCell vs. Creform Part 2

  Last week, we discussed how UNEX bolt together, square tube modular FlowCells stack up against round pipe and joint structures like Creform. The discussion revolved around capacity,…

FlowCell vs. Creform

Despite our best efforts, UNEX isn't the only name in the modular flow rack business. Our industry is rife with competition. When UNEX Manufacturing first began its work on a highly…

How to Implement FIFO for Lineside Storage

Manufacturing has come a very long way since Henry Ford’s Model T came in black, black or black. Today, there are dozens of different options for nearly every product imaginable, which…

Solution Spotlight: Pick Shelving

Last week, we ran a blog called “Span-Track and Wave Order Picking.” That blog discussed the importance of knowing the throughput statistics in your operation. Understanding the…