The Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors Blog

Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors Adds Perry Shore to Its All-Star Line-up of Senior Consultants

June 13th, 2019

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Ways to Minimize Your Distribution Center Storage Footprint for Slower-Moving, Low-Cube SKUs

October 15th, 2018

This post covers two types of storage systems that can condense the storage footprint for slower-moving, low-cube SKUs.

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Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems: When to Consider the Investment

October 2nd, 2018

Using automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) is often a way to prevent a distribution center expansion. Learn when to consider the investment.

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Could You Park a Blimp in the Unused Space Above Your Dock Area? How to Take Advantage of Overhead Space in Your Distribution Center.

September 24th, 2018

Even in highly-optimized distribution centers, overhead dock space is often completely un-utilized. This post explores creative ways to use this space.

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Narrow Aisles and Very-Narrow Aisles in the Distribution Center: Space Saving Benefits and Equipment Requirements

September 14th, 2018

This post takes a hard look at distribution center aisle widths and the pros and cons associated with the lift trucks that go along with a move to narrow (and narrower) aisles.

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