Do you know someone who has a cluttered desk they refer to as “their system?” They claim they can find whatever file or invoice is needed provided you give them enough time to work through their system. Usually, they just wing it and waste time going through the clutter. How close is your inventory storeroom to that kind of “system?” IF you’re ready to make things more efficient in your storeroom, then you’ll want to activate these tips:
Use Bins & Bin Labels
Bins are a clean way to organize your storeroom. They’re prefect for a visual spot check of just how much inventory you have left. It helps it those bins are also labeled properly with whatever system works best for your storeroom. Bins can also be used for all your shipping and office supplies. Again, you’ll be able to tell in an instant when those supplies are running low.
It is hard to imagine any storeroom without shelving but is your shelving secured? If the shelves are against walls, then they should be anchored to those walls. Center shelves should have inventory evenly distributed so that nothing on top is heavier than anything on the bottom.
A Desk Space
The bigger inventory storerooms have offices adjacent to the storeroom floor as a work space. These can also be break rooms for the staff. With a smaller storeroom there should be space set aside for a desk or table as a work station for a computer and other paperwork. This desk is different from the shipping work table that should be situated need all the needed packing supplies.
During the workday, a storeroom can get messy with all the unpacking of fresh stock and shipping of inventory. But at the end of the day, that mess needs to be cleaned up. Every day should begin in a clean space.
As you go through your inventory, you’re sure to find a lot of objects that could probably be tossed out. It might be too much for your dumpster. Enter Junk King Jacksonville. These are the junk hauling pros who can provide valuable help clearing out your storeroom of all the unnecessary stock and rubbish. Consider how that is going to change things for the better. Let Junk King Jacksonville by your storeroom inventory cleanup partner and watch how more efficient things can become for your business.