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Getting It Organized: Strategies and Tools for Your Workspace

11/28/23

In the workplace and on the jobsite, efficiency isn't just a goal – it's a necessity.

Whether you're trying to keep track of a million tools, manage a huge inventory or just set up a supply closet, good organization is the key that unlocks greater efficiency.

Here are some strategies for bringing order to different areas of the workplace, and some supplies that can help you get the job done.

Get Strategies and Tips for Your Space

Creative Ways to Organize a Small Workspace

Here are some guidelines that can help you make the most of a painfully small work area. 

Tips for Warehouse Organization

Optimizing your warehouse’s organization is an absolute must. These four tips can help you make the most of your distribution center’s capacity. 

How to Organize Your Janitorial Closet

Just like every other part of your business, keeping your janitor’s closet clean, organized and safe is the surest way to boost efficiency.

8 Places Begging for Organization

We've all got some inventory to manage – on the job, at home or even when it's time to relax. Here are some helpful tips for keeping eight everyday inventories under control.

5 Benefits of Using the 5S System for Managing Tools and Equipment

We've all got some inventory to manage – on the job, at home or even when it's time to relax. Here are some helpful tips for keeping eight everyday inventories under control.

Tips and Ideas to Organize Your Workbench

Sure, workbenches can get messy at times, but there’s a difference between clutter and chaos. 

12 Tips for Maximizing Space in a Warehouse or Distribution Center

Here are 12 approaches to setting up a warehouse, from organizing inventory to streamlining operations

Storage for Your Storage: Organizational Best Practices

Just like with too many cooks in the kitchen, over-organizing can be a hindrance instead of a help.

Choose the Right Supplies for the Job

The Tool Storage and Organization Guide

Regardless of whether you're dealing with a million sockets or a single screwdriver, the basic goals are the same. 

Storage Container Guide

Whether you're trying to place parts within easy reach of workstations or you want to ensure that pickers can breeze through their warehouse orders, there are many storage options to consider.

Built to Last: Navigating Workbench Options

You don’t sit behind an office desk all day – but you still need a work surface.

5 Considerations for Selecting Drawer Slides

Keep those desks and cabinets working well with the right drawer slides.

9 Tips for Wire and Cord Management at Work

Cable and wire management helps organize the workplace, allowing you to control clutter and helping keep your electronics, facilities and workers safe.

Choose the Right Cardboard Box

Storage boxes and shipping boxes are subject to many different kinds of use and abuse, which can cause them to fail in different ways. 

Put Everything in Its Place

Hanging and Stacking Bins

Hanging and Stacking Bins

Totes

Totes

Totes

Bulk Containers

Compartmented Boxes

Tool Organizers

Compartmented Boxes

Jobsite Boxes

Compartmented Boxes

Rolling Tool Cabinets

Compartmented Boxes

Utility Carts

Janitorial Cabinets

Janitorial Cabinets

Drawer Cabinets

Drawer Cabinets

Mobile Bin Cabinets

Mobile Bin Cabinets

Small Parts Cabinets

Small Parts Cabinets

Open-Base Workbenches

Open-Base Workbenches

Preconfigured Workbenches

Preconfigured Workbenches

Configurable Workbenches

Configurable Workbenches

Compartmented Boxes

Modular Storage & Workbenches

The information contained in this article is intended for general information purposes only and is based on information available as of the initial date of publication. No representation is made that the information or references are complete or remain current. This article is not a substitute for review of current applicable government regulations, industry standards, or other standards specific to your business and/or activities and should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. Readers with specific questions should refer to the applicable standards or consult with an attorney.