A modern distribution center is a sophisticated operation, with more moving parts and heavy machinery than outsiders may expect. With this movement and sophistication come further hazards to worker safety—each of which prescribes additional measures on your part. Here are five top safety hazards in warehouse operations, along with how you can avoid them at your warehouse. 1. WORKER COMPLACENCY & FATIGUE Even as [...]

2023-01-24T08:44:52-06:00January 24th, 2023|

What You Need to Know When Choosing Warehouse Racking

Maximizing storage space is critical when you need to grow your operations but aren’t ready to expand your warehouse. Without the space to support growth, you may find your current infrastructure cannot accommodate increased inventory or larger orders. Investing in warehouse racking systems to optimize existing floor space can help alleviate these challenges. Learn more about your options and how RMH Systems can help you [...]

2023-01-23T15:30:26-06:00January 18th, 2023|

How Distribution Center Conveyor Systems Help Maximize Order Fulfillment

Find the Best Conveyor System for Your Distribution Center Automation As e-commerce sales continue to grow with consumers staying at home, manufacturing deadlines have become tighter and more demanding, putting extra pressure on production and the overall efficiency of distribution centers. Keep up with customer demands by finding the right distribution center conveyor system for your facility and ease overall stress with less effort and [...]

2022-08-16T13:40:20-05:00July 6th, 2020|

How to Reduce Warehouse Costs with Industrial Automation Systems

Labor, real estate, and safety are among the largest cost drivers that impact the operational budget of a production facility. Recently, companies have been turning to automation as a way to combat these costs. Here are some ways industrial automation systems can help cut warehouse costs. LABOR Problems: Unreliable, Unsafe & Cost Inefficient Production processes and manufacturing require significant human labor resources.  On average, up [...]

2022-08-25T17:11:29-05:00June 17th, 2020|

The Combination of Material Handling and Packaging Automation Helps eCommerce Companies Meet Rising Demand

By 2021, more than 2.1 billion shoppers are expected to purchase goods and services online1. And by 2023 eCommerce is expected to double in worth to over $6.5 trillion1. For companies with traditional material handling and packaging processes, an increase in demand can cause major headaches and can lead to serious problems in their distribution centers. Here are some warehouse conveyor systems, material handling and [...]

2022-08-16T14:41:08-05:00May 5th, 2020|

RMH Systems Named Steel King’s Most Valuable Dealer of 2019

Earlier this month, RMH Systems was named Steel King’s Most Valuable Dealer. The award began in 1996 by Steel King as a way to recognize the achievement of top channel partners. The criteria for the Most Valuable Dealer (MVD) selection includes a variety of differing factors, most notably, sales achievement, growth, and marketing action items. RMH Systems finished a great 2019, consistently ranking in [...]

2022-08-25T17:00:31-05:00April 8th, 2020|

4 Reasons to Use Vertical Lift Modules

photo courtesy of KardexRemstar (https://www.kardex-remstar.com/) With the wave of automation taking over the manufacturing industry, it’s about time racking and storage became automated too. Vertical lift modules (VLMs) are automated warehouse racking systems that can provide a host of benefits to any company. Here are the top four benefits vertical lift modules can offer: Eliminate Wasted Floor Space By using VLM's you are taking [...]

2022-10-17T17:27:39-05:00November 21st, 2019|

Creating a wall from pallet rack

Pallet Rack Supported Demising Wall Our customer had a large warehouse area utilized as a workout area and basketball court. As business grew, they needed more space for product storage, and this space was the perfect spot to expand. They wanted to keep the basketball court, but needed a way to separate the two areas. How do you do that economically? [...]

2022-07-06T15:05:59-05:00July 19th, 2016|

Steel King Announces RMH Systems as the 2013 Most Valuable Dealer

Stevens Point, WI (March 2014) – Steel King Industries Inc., the industry’s leader in providing quality material handling solutions, announces RMH Systems of Waukee, IA, as the winner of the 2013 Steel King Most Valuable Dealer (MVD) Award. As Steel King’s 2013 Most Valuable Dealer, Steel King’s President Jay Anderson had this to say on RMH System’s accomplishment, “On behalf of all of us [...]

2022-07-06T15:10:46-05:00March 19th, 2014|

6 Steps to Help Prevent Pallet Rack Collapses

We have all seen the spectacular (sometimes humorous), but often horrifying videos of rack collapses. They’re all over YouTube. Below are six steps to look for to help prevent pallet rack collapses. Check pallet spacing Don’t place pallets too close together; this causes issues with lift truck access and makes a collapse more likely. Pallets should have adequate spacing between them not only for [...]

2022-07-05T22:29:22-05:00March 11th, 2014|
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