<span>Case Study of ABCO Systems by</span> Adrian’s Safety Equipment

Case Study of ABCO Systems by Adrian’s Safety Equipment

CASE STUDY:  ABCO Systems Offers Flexible, Inexpensive Warehouse Safety Products Situation ABCO Systems, Inc. is a full-service Design & Build Material Handling Company based in NJ, providing complete turn-key solutions for optimal warehouse design and space implementation across the country. ABCO Systems shows clients how to make the most of their space with pallet racks,…

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims in Your Warehouse

ABCO Systems has partnered with Adrian Safety Solutions to provide our customers with innovative and cost effective ways to decrease the possibility for safety incidents.  Their article on the top 5 ways to reduce workers’ compensation claims in your warehouse shows their expertise. Every seven seconds an employee is injured on the job, leading to…

ABCO Systems Is Moving

In 2003 ABCO Systems was operating out of a warehouse that was about 3,000 square feet in Carlstadt, NJ.  Our shop was destroyed once during Hurricane Irene, and then again during Hurricane Sandy.  Moving was unavoidable.  We left our beloved little shop for higher ground in Bloomfield, NJ.  It was a scary time for us…

General Contracting for Distribution Centers

I literally grew up in the Material Handling industry.  When I was a kid, on weekends and holidays, I was working for my father and helping to install everything from Pallet Rack, to Garment on Hanger (GOH), to Mezzanines and Conveyor Systems.   General contracting for distribution centers didn’t exist. Over the years, I have…

Pre-Lease Reports

I have written about pre-lease reports once before, but I still see it all the time.  In an effort to save time and money, many companies moving into a new facility forgo any real due diligence and simply hope that the building will be capable of supporting all of their requirements.  Sometimes this strategy works out. …

Reactive vs. Planned Maintenance

Reactive Maintenance focuses on fixing equipment and bringing it back to its operating condition after it’s already broken.  Emergency repairs such as this, cost 3-9 times more than planned repairs.  This kind of approach is significantly more expensive because of unexpected shutdowns during production instead of pre-planned maintenance shut downs.  Rush shipping for emergency parts…

Get Serious About Safety

Being that we are a construction company, we have always been serious about safety. It has always been our first priority for a plethora of different reasons. However, it was not until about 5 years ago that we learned how much we did not know. ABCO started to work with our insurance company to create standards…

Renting a Warehouse with Used Pallet Rack

There is an interesting trend in the used pallet rack market.  When renting a warehouse, some landlords are throwing in a perceived bonus to get new tenants.  Not only do they get the space, but it comes with rack already installed. What a deal, right! Well it can be a deal or it could be…