1. 10 Cost-Effective, Easy Steps to Add Pallet Rack and Case Pick Slots in Your Warehouse

    If your pallet rack system is at or over capacity, you’ve probably scrambled to find every possible pallet slot or case pick location in the building. Every warehouse will eventually face the capacity issue, either due to sales growth, increasing SKUs, or seasonal inventories.  Before taking that giant leap toward capital expansion, we have some easy and cost-effective strategies to maximize yo…Read More

  2. Give Me Some Space… For Safe & Productive Warehouse Operations

    Whether building new or remodeling an existing distribution center, configuring the warehouse space that will not have storage rack is equally as important as the area that will. Here’s why… while pallet and case storage rack is designed intentionally to consolidate inventory and maximize warehouse space and efficiency, the area around the racking where people and equipment maneuver also has a…Read More

  3. The Complete Package – E-Distribution Delivers Full Service at the IFDA Expo

    Schedule to Meet One-on-One at the Show! No one understands the idiom of ‘soup to nuts’ better than food distributors. The E-Distribution team is the material handling solution’s version of soup to nuts that your business needs to keep competitive and thrive in this fast-paced, ever-changing industry. Now that the annual IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference is only a week away we’re reac…Read More

  4. Separating Gold from Rust – Proven Tips for Buying Quality Pre-Owned Pallet Rack

    Add-ons, upgrades, or pallet rack modifications are entirely in your grasp, especially if you have a modest budget and/or tight timeline. Purchasing like-new, pre-owned pallet racking systems, components, and accessories can save as much as 50% versus new and shave valuable waiting time off delivery. E-Distribution is positioned to provide directly or source quality pre-owned systems and component…Read More

  5. Harnessing Gravity to Meet High Demand at Low Cost Fulfillment

    It’s no secret that the supply chain is under enormous pressure these days to deliver (and we mean that literally). Material handling costs must be kept low while processing time only speeds up. Dynamic storage solutions are a great way to capture precious put-away and staging time while minimizing forklift travel and expense. Easy to operate, low maintenance, and gravity fed, these systems are …Read More

  6. Our Team is Growing – Welcome Dave MacDonald

    Help us in welcoming Dave MacDonald to the E-Distribution Project Management Team. Dave has 25+ years of experience in warehousing supervision and material handling project management. He’s knowledgeable in all aspects of project development from budgeting and scheduling to installation and oversight. Dave and all our project managers act on your behalf as an extension of your team to bring each…Read More

  7. Pallet Flow: The High Density Storage Winner!

      No crown or trophy needed for this winner, just load it up with full pallets and let it go to work. When designing a pallet flow system to meet your specific needs you have options such as, wheel type and size, wheel pattern configuration (in-line/staggered), pitch of the flow lanes and simple braking or even heavy duty braking used in the deep lane (20+) systems.   The pallet flow systems de…Read More

  8. How to Increase Pick Slots WITHOUT Expanding Your Warehouse

    Buyers want choices, and retailers have NO choice but to deliver; lots of variety, a myriad of brands, every color of the rainbow, and flavor under the sun.  This is the best-case scenario for the finicky consumer, but a major headache at the distribution center.  DC managers are forced to handle ever-rising SKUs, both fast and slow-moving products, in the same amount of storage space.  It mean…Read More