For warehouse managers and companies aiming to elevate their operational efficacy, this page offers practical tips for heightened warehouse proficiency. It is a concise toolkit for those seeking to refine their facilities, drawn from West Virginia’s most sophisticated warehousing practices.

From ElkView’s innovative storage solutions to Petersburg’s diverse industrial landscape, West Virginia stands as an example of warehouse optimization. At the forefront are Compass Group USA and Tri County Honda, each exemplifying unique models of client service enhancement through warehouse advancements.


Compass Group’s Efficient Warehouse Design

Compass Group excels in providing comprehensive corporate dining and support services. Their clientele spans various sectors, receiving unparalleled facility management, janitorial, and catering services.

Their warehouse overhaul included a new layout design and complete installation for their new ElkView, West Virginia warehouse. The project included a large amount of Ridg-U-Rak selective pallet racking which has significantly bolstered their service delivery. Key benefits include:

  • Streamlined inventory management for swift service delivery.
  • Enhanced spatial utilization, amplifying storage capacity.
  • Elevated operational safety, ensuring employee well-being.

“Compass Group is a longtime client who we have a great relationship with! It was a pleasure designing their West Virginia warehouse, and we were able to provide installation to get them up and running quickly.”

Pete Brandon, Warehouse Design SpecialistPete Brandon, Design Specialist, AK Material Handling Systems

Brands like Compass Group USA underscore the importance of custom-tailored warehouse solutions and working with an experienced warehouse design group. From selective pallet racks to installation services, our expertise caters to diverse industry needs, ranging from agriculture to nickel alloy production.

Tri County Honda

Tri County Honda, a dealer for various new Honda, Kawasaki, Polaris, Yahama, and other manufacturer vehicles, recently added to their storage system in Petersburg, WV. Working with AK, the company was able to save significantly on used pallet racking and used wire decking for their facility.

“Tri County Honda was a great client to work with! They were looking to add to their existing storage system. We were able to provide used materials as they requested and shipped the order without issues.”

Jake Koski, Pallet Rack SpecialistJake Koski, Pallet Rack Specialist, AK Material Handling Systems

This system adds additional storage slots for Tri County Honda, optimizing their facility operations and customer satisfaction.

Tri County Honda order to West Virginia

Tri County Honda order shipping to West Virginia

Maximizing Efficiency with AK Material Handling Systems’ Warehouse/Storage Optimization Consultants

Partnering with AK Material Handling Systems (AK) brings a list of benefits. Our quick-ship solutions ensure rapid product deployment. Services like warehouse layout and design, space planning, and rack installation are critical for optimizing warehouse functionality.

Innovations in warehouse technology, such as ASRS, Warehouse Cranes, and Shuttle Systems, are pivotal in advancing the operational capabilities of brands in industries like manufacturing and agriculture. These technologies, coupled with AK’s expert services, create an unmatched synergy for warehouse excellence.

Helpful Tips for Warehouse Managers Like You:

  • Embrace customized racking solutions for your specific industry needs is key
  • Prioritize employee safety with OSHA-compliant rack labeling and installations
  • Consider quick-ship options through a reputable brand like AK 
  • Utilize engineered systems like Pallet Flow Racks and Carton Flow Systems for enhanced efficiency
  • Regularly consult experts for warehouse layout optimization

The transformation of warehouse operations illustrates the impact of strategic design and technology integration. By adopting tailored solutions and leveraging expert services, any warehouse can evolve its efficiency and productivity, ready to meet tomorrow’s demands. 

If you are seeking to enhance your operations, call 800-722-5908 or fill out a quote form to work with one of our experienced warehouse design experts. We hope to hear from you soon!

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