Archive for March, 2016

March 31, 2016

How to Make Your Modular Office More Comfortable

Modular offices are becoming more popular in today’s warehouses. They give your team private space away from the busy warehouse floor to either focus on paperwork, interact with their fellow workers, or take a break before they head back out on the floor. Modular offices are the perfect way to create an office space without having to invest in construction or design costs. There are things that you can do to make your modular office even more comfortable and conducive to productivity:

  • Invest in quality furniture. No matter how nice the modular office might be, if the furniture inside is cheap or breaks easily, no one is going to want to be in there.
  • Install an HVAC system. While modular offices may be convenient, most of them aren’t highly insulated. You’ll want to install an HVAC system to keep the space cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
  • Hang some artwork. Your modular office should have the ability to hold some artwork up on the walls. This can make the space more welcoming and encourage your team to take care of it.

You’ll want to invest in a high-quality modular office for your warehouse. Cheaper modular offices will require more repairs and replacement pieces over time, costing you more in the long run. Investing in a solid, well-built office will give you a structure that you can use for years to come. DAK Equipment has exactly what you need. Get in touch with us today by giving us a call or contacting us through our website for more information.

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March 30, 2016

Pallet Racks For Any Size Warehouse: DAK Equipment & Engineering

At DAK Equipment & Engineering, we work with each and every customer we have to provide a strategic solution to their business problem. We design and install materials handling systems that are customized to meet your specific warehouse needs and space. Between supplying products and equipment for in-house projects to designing and building storage and materials handling systems, we deliver pallet rack solutions that work for you every time. We come out and help you evaluate your warehouse to customize a solution for you. Then, we help you install it to make sure everything is safely installed and working properly to ensure maximum efficiency.

The dual pressures of improving customer satisfaction and reducing costs have made the DAK Euipment & Engineering distribution systems a key business priority. This increased focus ensures that our customer’s satisfaction is always first and foremost while careful and thorough consideration is always being made during our design and installation process into your single facility. We scrutinize everything from size, location, demographics, clear-height, risk abatement, and much more to make sure that we both achieve and move forward with your goals. Whether we’re working on your one facility or you’re consolidating multiple facilities into one, we can handle the project for you with superior organization.

If you have multiple facilities for which you need custom materials handling systems, you need someone to coordinate logistics along with the already complex task of strategic planning. Along with multiplying everything that you would need for one facility, we plan for freight logistics as well as labor statistics. Here at DAK, we have the strategic expertise to handle any job you throw at us – big or small. Call us today!


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March 29, 2016

Our Chicago Industrial Shelves Could be the Answer You Need

Did you know that Chicago ranks second in the nation for the number of fast-growing small businesses? That’s excited news for small business owners, their employees, and the economy of Chicago. DAK Equipment works with many small businesses in the area, helping them find the storage, picking, and packing solutions that they need for their small to medium sized warehouses. If you are a small to medium sized business owner who is struggling with storage or picking solutions, DAK Equipment is ready to help! We have the industrial shelves, bins, carts, and warehouse equipment you need.

Start by giving our project managers a call. They’ll take the time to get to know your small business and understand the difficulties that you are currently facing. Once they understand the issues, they’ll get to work helping you find the right solutions. We offer industrial shelving that can give you the storage space you need, bins and gravity flow racks to keep SKUs sorted and ready to ship and the warehouse equipment that can keep your teams safe while helping them move more efficiently. We’ll make our suggestions and you can choose to implement any or all of them in your warehouse!

We love working with small businesses. We know that running your own business is challenging and excited, and you need to work with trusted partners who can help make your business a success. DAK Equipment wants to be your partner! Give us a call or contact us through our website and get started with one of our project managers today on warehouse layouts, inspections, or any of our other great Chicago warehouse services.

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