The UNEX Blog

9 Stats Shaping the World of Distribution

What trends and changes have changed the landscape of the warehousing and distribution industry in the last few years? This is a topic we have talked quite a bit about, as the e-commerce boom has kicked off a revolution of sorts in warehouse technology,...

Product Storage: Do More in Less Space with SpeedCell

You’ve heard the business cliché about the need to do more with less? While that usually translates into making people work harder, UNEX now offers a new storage line that actually helps pickers pick more product more safely in less space, with the added...

Paper Picking Processes: Are They Picking Your Pocket?

For all the talk about warehouse technologies, more than 60 percent of DC’s still use paper picking systems, according to a 2015 survey by Peerless Research Group. Admittedly, about half of those paper users also supplement their processes with select...

3 Material Handling Issues That Should Be On Your Radar

“The art of prophecy is very difficult,” noted Mark Twain, “especially with respect to the future.” With that in mind, we’ve been reading up on new-year insights offered by a range of industry experts, then borrowing from our Pickologists' expertise to...

Growth in American Manufacturing

American manufacturing growth rates slowed somewhat in April 2017, but don’t count the US out yet when it comes to strength in the manufacturing sector. The Institute for Supply Chain Management reported a dip in its manufacturing index – to 54.8% in...

Manufacturing Trends: 2018 & Beyond

Manufacturing around the world is undergoing some of the most innovative changes since the Industrial Revolution, and these emerging technological innovations have the potential to be just as transformative by enabling exponentially greater speed,...

Great Expectations in the Retail Supply Chain

Based on 2017 sales, a robust economy and growing consumer confidence, retailers are looking forward to 2018 with a level of optimism and enthusiasm they haven’t shown in years, and with proof in their pockets. According to NRF (National Retail...

How to Limit Employee Injuries

This article first appeared in Industrial Distribution Magazine

Warehouse Operations & Trends

In September 2017, the Peerless Research Group surveyed roughly three hundred DC professionals on behalf of Logistics Management and Modern Materials Handling magazine. Responses were then compared to previous surveys conducted in 2014, 2015 and 2016....

Pick Plank- Shoes for the Cobbler's Children

Have you ever heard the expression "The cobbler's son wears no shoes?" How about "A plumber's house always has a dripping tap?" Whatever version of the proverb you're familiar with, the message remains the same: craftsmen simply do not enjoy the benefits...

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