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Better Warehouse Maintenance: National Retail Chain Saves $10M a Year

Challenges are abundant in the retail industry. Large retailers with hundreds of locations all over North America must... More

How Warehouse Management Software Can Improve Operations

Among the main concerns of warehouse managers, safety issues are at the top of the list. In an industrial setting, a single... More

Inside an Amazon Warehouse: 7 Tips to Improve Workplace Safety

We're not telling you anything you don’t already know: Amazon is the undisputed leader in the online retail industry.... More

Fire Sprinkler Safety In Warehousing and Pallet Racking

A warehouse fire is not as uncommon as you might think. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an... More

Top 11 Largest Warehouses in North America

Have you ever wondered about the size of the biggest warehouses and distribution centers in the US and Canada? Join in as we... More

5 Tips to Help You Make the Most Out of MODEX 2022

Experts say the worst of COVID-19 is behind us, which brings back a sense of normalcy in everyone’s lives. After the past... More

Top 5 Supply Chain & Manufacturing Industry Events In 2022-2023

No matter how easy it has become to get information about new technologies and products online, there is still something to... More

Top 32 Inspirational Quotes to Boost Safety In Your Workplace

Is your team suffering from a severe case of meetingitis? As ice breakers or in presentations, these quotes will get you out... More

10 Common Rack Repair Myths Debunked

If you walk through any warehouse, chances are you have witnessed impact damage on pallet racking systems. Over 85% of rack... More

10 Things Not to Do With Your Warehouse Racks

Most warehouses use pallet racks to store their goods and optimize the stacking of materials for safe and easy access. Yet,... More

Damotech Platform and App: Q&A with Pascal Lalonde, Software Architect

Pascal Lalonde is a Web Architect who leads the software development team at Damotech, a company dedicated to creating safer... More

Warehouse Racking Collapse Videos: Lessons From What Went Wrong

It is a warehouse manager and worker’s worst nightmare: a sudden and harrowing collapse of a racking system. One might... More

How Much Rust Is Too Much?

The 4 different stages of rust on your warehouse pallet racks and how to prevent it Steel is a largely used material in many... More

5 Free Tools to Increase the Safety Of Your Warehouse In 2022

These free online tools will help you develop better habits surrounding safety in 2022 Warehouse racking accidents are a... More

Welder to Engineer: Perseverance Wears Many Hats at Damotech

Julian’s career growth at Damotech After working as a welder at Damotech, Julian is now a candidate to the engineering... More

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021 From the Warehouse Industry

Read about the best practices and trends of this year How would you define 2021, as a professional in the warehouse... More

Wire Mesh VS. Wood: The Best Option For Your Pallet Racks

This list of pros and cons will help you determine the best solution for your warehouse. It may be useful to use some... More

Safety Bars: Essential Fall Prevention Items For Your Pallet Racks

How to use safety bars to prevent accidents in your warehouse More

Your Pallet Racks Are Repaired, Now What?

Next steps after fixing your pallet racks: How to prevent damage and accidents Your storage systems play an important role... More

Life At Damotech: Engineering

Members of the engineering team at Damotech are talented, resilient, constantly learning, detail-oriented, and always ready... More

Follow the Signs: A Guide to Safety Signs in the Warehouse

Safety signs exist for a reason, and displaying the right signs will help prevent errors in your day-to-day work life while... More

Seismic Forces and Warehouse Pallet Racks

Have you ever thought about how earthquakes can affect storage racks in your warehouse? Aside from causing a complete... More

The History of Pallet Racks

It may seem as though pallet racks have been around forever, but the racking industry is only about 100 years old. What... More

Top 10 Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Events Happening This Year

While the coronavirus pandemic certainly changed the face of conferences and events, that doesn’t necessarily mean things... More

Rack Damage Assessment: The 1-2-3 Rule Explained

You have completed a safety warehouse inspection and have located some damages on uprights. What do you do now? Assessing... More

Pallet Rack Safety Pins: Extra Safety in a Tiny Package

What is a Safety Pin? When you think of a safety pin, the first thing that may come to mind is a pin that is commonly used... More

Highlights from ProMatDX 2021

ProMatDX is the new digital event experience designed to power up manufacturing and supply chain professionals from over 140... More

Test Your Knowledge Quiz: Pallet Rack Safety

Online quiz games and free online trivia games are one of the most effective ways to test one’s understanding of a certain... More

Celebrating International Women's Day with Four of Damotech's Own

For International Women’s Day, we thought it would be great to celebrate with some of our very own talented women who are... More

How To Identify & Assess Pallet Rack Damage

The concept of addressing rack damage seems simple: You spot a dented column or brace and you decide whether you would like... More

How to Handle Hazardous Materials Safely & Prevent Warehouse Incidents

Many warehouses across North America contain or store to some degree, hazardous materials. From gas cylinders to liquid... More

Rack Bracing Damage: Repair or Replace?

If you are an owner of pallet racking systems, you are most likely no stranger to twisted or sheared upright legs, deflected... More

Robotics, Automation & Augmented Reality in Warehousing

Warehouses have been operated conventionally for a long time. Labor workers have had to physically handle products from the... More

5 Insightful Statistics Related to Warehouse Safety

In the supply chain and warehousing industry, some days may feel like a balancing act as many warehouse managers must... More

5 Essential Rack Safety Tools to Help You Succeed in 2021

As we wind down from this incredibly unusual year, anything that can make running a safe warehouse a little easier and... More

Warehouse Safety Roundup: Top 5 Blogs of 2020

Over the last year, we have shared our expertise on a variety of topics with the goal of educating those in the supply chain... More