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John Geddes

About John Geddes

John Geddes is a material handling and storage industry veteran with over 25 years experience. John has helped businesses large and small from all different industries store their product smarter and more efficiently.  

The Difference Between Teardrop and Interlake New Style Pallet Rack

There is a lot of familiarity in many industries including the material handling industry...
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Maximizing Cold Storage Space

Most material handling applications differ little because of the product or setting. Put some pallet rack here...
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The Origins of Material Handling Equipment

The world of material handling moves at the speed of light today; but did you ever wonder how the...
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5 Reasons Your Warehouse Needs Carton Flow Rack

You probably have heard of the supply chain term, last mile. This refers to the planning and transport of products...
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Are Current Shipping Demands Causing Warehouse Woes?

There is a problem brewing at your warehouse and threatens to create huge problems...
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How to Lessen the Impact of Tariffs When Purchasing Pallet Rack

Are you a commodities trader? Having knowledge of these speculative markets is not essential for investing in pallet racking...
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How to Measure Pallet Rack

Our March blog post discussed what to measure when configuring pallet rack. We heard from many of you telling us...
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Pallet Rack Flue Space: What It Is and What It Does

We are barely into 2018 and the list of fires has started. Warehouse fires in Moreau, New York, Sumter, North Carolina...
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How to Minimize Pallet Rack Damage

It’s a typical day in the warehouse. Orders are coming in at the usual fast pace. Pickers strain to fill orders while forklift...
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Pallet Racking Systems: Understanding the Code

Safety is the driving force behind increased regulation for warehouses. With a fatal injury rate higher than the national average, it’s no wonder...
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Reading the Alphabet Soup of Material Handling

The material handling industry is filled with acronyms for several important organizations. But what are these organizations? What importance does each carry?
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How to Keep Your Warehouse Safe During the Holiday Season and Beyond

The holiday season is here and life begins moving at a frantic pace. For people not involved in any form of material handling...
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Get on Solid Footing With the Right Mezzanine Decking

What will it be: shag, Berber, single color or pattern? It may not be on par with finding the right carpet for the living room, but choosing the proper decking material for a mezzanine...
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How Will Material Handling Fare in 2016?

Here we are the start of a new year, filled with hope and anticipation. So, what does 2016 hold for the material handling industry and the economy in general? There are plenty of opinions for one to consider...
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