How to Use Floor Marking Tape to Make Your Warehouse More Efficient
If you run a warehouse or factory; it’s more than likely your looking for ways to improve safety and efficiency for all faculty.
There’s a plethora of options, RFID, warehouse management systems or spend a pretty penny on a highly trained warehouse manager. All previous options take up a considerable amount of valuable time and resources. Fear not-as there is a solution that you can easily implement, by doing this your work environment will become significantly more efficient, without breaking the bank.
Mark Out Traffic Lanes
The simple practice of marking out traffic lanes with industrial marking tape goes a long way in improving the safety and efficiency of your warehouse. You can use different colors of tape to indicate different traffic areas, for example, one lane for vehicles such as forklifts, and one lane where it is safe for people to walk. Not only does this reduce the risk of accidents, it also allows your employees to navigate the site faster as they won’t bump into any unexpected obstacles.
Indicate Storage Areas
You likely will have items in your warehouse that tend to be stacked on the floor but don’t have a particular storage area, for example, pallets, material stock, or even your finished product. If this is the case, your staff will waste a lot of valuable working time searching for the right place to store materials, and even longer trying to find items that have been poorly stored. By marking out specific color-coded floor areas for stacking certain items, your employees can be sure that there is a place for everything, and everything is in its place.
Using hazard warning tape is crucial in any warehouse or factory environment. These tapes usually come in red and white, or black and yellow stripes. They will draw attention to dangerous machinery, moving parts, chemical hazards, electrical panels, and more. Not only does this mean the equipment is more visible, the increased safety naturally leads to an increase in efficiency, as you won’t suffer downtime from your staff becoming injured. The same is said aid for barrier tape in red and white, which can mark temporary hazards or moving parts and make them less likely to cause injury.
By making use of our floor marking tape and hazard warning tape, you can make your warehouse safer, more efficient, and more profitable.