Drum Barrel

Definition: What is a Drum Barrel? A container resembling a drum, with curved sides, and circular top and bottom is known as barrel. In addition, several industries use barrel as a unit measurement that defines how much material can be held inside a round, large container. In warehouse context, the former definition applies more often …

Dock Bumpers

Definition: What are Dock Bumpers? A dock bumper is a recoiling or resilient device that is attached to a dock in order to absorb the impact of a hit by a truck or any other transportation device. One of the basic decisions before building a dock and the appropriate dock bumper involves the differences between …

Batch Picking

Definition: What is Batch Picking? Coordinating the transfer of inventory to permit selecting goods to fill more than one order simultaneously is known as batch picking. Orders batched together enable the warehouse (and/or manufacturer) to cut the number of trips to the same spot. On the other hand, short-interval scheduling that helps assign orders into …

Bollards

Definition: What are Bollards? A short post designed to either identify or mark a location is known as a bollard. These signs are used to guide traffic or protect sensitive areas. Bollards provide effective and efficient visual barriers for both pedestrian and vehicular traffic. They can be used individually or in series that demarcate extended …

Base Pallet

Definition: What is a Base Pallet? Stringer and some block pallets that have single-directional bases are called base pallets. Their bottom boards aim in one direction. They are a part of pallet family, flat transport structures that help keep goods stable when it is lifted by the appropriate warehouse equipment. This equipment includes forklifts, pallet …