Ask any warehouse manager to list his/her top challenges and lack of space will
inevitably be one of the top issues. Many organizations resort to utilizing outside
storage options or costly expansions to remedy this challenge. There are many
solutions to provide dense storage alternatives, but depending on your product mix,
some of these alternatives may have significant and costly side effects.
This paper will explore the typical storage technologies and configurations as well
as provide general application advice for each. In addition, we will provide the fundamental
process to mathematically determine your optimal storage density based
on the characteristics of your inventory and order mix.