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For security, efficiency, hygiene and a wrath of other reasons, a warehouse door is a critical and hard-working asset to your site. But in some instances, there are times when it would be ideal to have fresh air flowing into the site without letting in hasty critters or outside elements such as leaves / birds / flying insects etc. 

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Tags: Barriers, pest control, autumn, leaves, BugStop

Our Top Warehouse Management Articles of 2015

This past year was filled with some really detailed and actionable internet warehouse management articles. Did you happen to catch a few?

If not, then you should find this post helpful as I’ve rounded up some of our top internet warehousing articles from 2015 and put them into one simple place for you. Consider this your January research for the year ahead. Instead of having to turn in a book report at the end, you get to try out some of the tips that we’ve written about to help grow your business.

So, check out the top 5 internet warehouse management articles of ours from this past year. You’ll be sure to find at least 7-10 actionable things you can do to help get your management strategy on the right track in 2016.


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Tags: pest control

Your Warehouse Pest Control Procedure During the Holiday Season

Pests in warehouses can be annoying at any time of the year, but especially during the holiday season.

The weather can make certain types of pests more likely to show up in your facility, which means that you need to have policies in place for pest management during downtime to ensure your facility is safe and effectively storing or producing what it needs to.

Pest control procedure is especially important during these holiday downtimes because a lack of production activity could make it more likely for pests to find their way into your facility.

Here are five tips for making sure that your warehouse pest control policy functions effectively, even if you are working with a skeleton staff of team members during the holiday.

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Tags: pest control

Compact sectional doors; far superior than overhead doors

Overhead doors are made of several jointed panels that roll up on tracks above the access or across the ceiling. These doors come with different rail systems depending on the building and the space available. The tracks can either go straight up above the doorway, with a bend towards the ceiling or they can follow the roof pitch. The over head door is primairly used as a service door but also very popular as garage door.  

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Tags: Remax, pest control, warehouse doors, door equipment efficiency, warehouse operations, food hygiene regulations, food manufacturing, food processing plant, insulated doors, compact sectional door, sectional door

7 Must Haves For Your Warehouse Pest Control Procedure

The pest control industry has seen a massive advancement in monitoring and baiting techniques over the last few decades. However a lot of warehouses have not kept their pest control procedures up to this rapid pace. With the Montreal Protocol restricting the use of Methyl Bromide most businesses have turned to an integrative pest control plan that prevents as well as erradicates pests as opposed to the old reactionary model of waiting until pests arrived and then exterminating them.

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Tags: pest control, warehouse operations, food contamination policy, air curtains

5 Smart Ways to Reduce Warehouse Costs

So often time is the barrier to creating solutions for inefficiencies in our processes. The time taken to find a better solution and implement, can seem too large and daunting to be worth taking. The cruel irony is that those changes we don’t have time to make, would eventually save us more than the time we spend on them. Knowing that everyone needs to start somewhere, we have chosen five ways to help you think about reducing cost in your warehouse. 

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Tags: pest control, warehouse operations, air curtains, equipment efficiency

Warehouse Preventative Pest Control For Flying Insects

Flying insects are a pervasive cause of contamination throughout the food manufacturing, processing and distribution industry and as we enter the summer months they become even more of an issue. Their number and size make them hard to control and trap. Left unchecked they often move freely between food products and garbage, increasing the chances of spreading illness and disease.

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Tags: strip doors, pest control, food contamination policy, air curtains

Warehouse Pest Control - Rodent Prevention and Extermination

It is often said that the most threatening pest in the food industry is the rodent. Rodents have been implicated in over 55 widespread diseases, this range of pathogens stretches from parasitic worms to viruses. Not only are rodents responsible for contamination they can also cause considerable loss of supply, damage to the premises and potential fire hazards. This blog will explain best practices and procedures in dealing with rodents.

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Tags: pest control, food processing contamination, food hygiene regulations, high speed doors, rodent extermination, pests in the warehouse, mice, rats, rodent prevention, pest prevention

How do I get rid of Birds in my Warehouse?

For some reason, birds seem to be pushed to the bottom of the list when it comes to the most dangerous pests in food processing plants. It may be because they seem less harmful than other pests like termites, cockroaches, and rodents. However, this is a common misconception. When outdoors, birds can be harmless creatures, but when they make their way inside a warehouse to nest and seek warmth, they begin to be a problem.

Not only can they cause messes and distractions, but they also bring in flammable debris and disease-causing microorganisms. The most common microorganism spread by birds is Salmonella - which up to 50% of house sparrows were found to contain.

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Tags: pest control, food manufacturing equipment, warehouse operations, food and hygiene, food manufacturing contaminants, food processing contamination, food contamination policy, birds, food hygiene regulations

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