What is high-piled storage and are there special requirements regarding it? What is the procedure if you want to start stacking freight higher in your warehouse? High-piled storage refers to inventory that is stacked higher than a predetermined height. High-Pile Storage Permits are required for any business implementing high-piled storage. Here is a summary of the general requirements. (source) When Do You Need a High Piled Storage Permit? In general, when non-hazardous freig
In June, Xact Warehouse Solutions team members, Kevin Kelley and Stacy Kelley, reflected on the lessons learned during their EntreLeadership week in May. Below is the set of Core Values and the Mission Statement inspired by that reflection. Xact Warehouse Solutions’ Core Values Serve God and serve others. Treat others the way we want to be treated. Exemplify honesty and integrity. Take ownership and responsibility for our actions as a company and as individuals. Stewardship –
Last month Xact Warehouse Solutions traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to spend a week experiencing financial coach Dave Ramsey’s Entre Leadership Master Series. The event included seminars on organization, team culture, recruiting, finances, and external affairs, and provided a refreshing perspective on our goals as a company.
We’ve begun using the many invaluable tools we took from the EntreLeadership Master Series to maximize our personal strengths and to streamline the wa
As American presence in Iraq and Afghanistan dwindles, more and more members of the armed forces return home and prepare for a new season in life. Some of these men and women will continue domestic military careers but many seek a fresh start in the private sector. In this month’s edition of DC Velocity senior editor Toby Gooley illustrates the how veterans may be some of the best prepared supply chain logistics employees. Gooley reports that, proportionally, more veterans
18th century English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge is perhaps best known by his Romanticized tale “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in which sailors lament “Water, water, every where, and all the boards did shrink; water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink.” Perhaps more fitting to the material handling industry would be “Pallets, pallets, every where, and these boards never shrink!” Not to worry, we’ve compiled a list of ten great ways to make your extra pallets useful