Are your warehouse operations profitable? What are some of the things that may be costing you too much distribution center operating money?

Is your supply chain company getting financially spanked due to chaotic warehouse operations practices? Strategizing how to make your warehouse more profitable requires you to do research.

As a warehouse, effective inventory management activities, policies and practices drive your company success. But, so does remembering that you are in business to serve your markets. The old saying to “give customers what they want” can certainly apply here. Thus, the possible need to survey your customers. When you do things differently, you may wind up doing things better. That also applies to warehouse operations.

Do You Need to Update Your Warehouse Operations?

When was the last time you asked your customers for feedback and used that information to make your warehouse operations more customer-oriented? After all, your warehouse is here to service businesses and indirectly consumers in the supply chain process.

Consider checking your stats on this. If it has been awhile, perhaps it’s time to do a customer satisfaction survey. It could help you create new ideas for bigger profits.

Sometimes businesses focus on doing the wrong things to make their warehouse succeed. Warehouses have customers, right? When was the last time you surveyed what your customers want? Doing this one thing might mean the difference between staying in business and closing your doors.

Running a warehouse includes taking care of the costs associated with operating it. You must pay fixed operating costs no matter whether you’re open or closed for business. But there are other variable costs such as utilities and inventory levels. Consider getting together a team of thinkers. What ideas can your team come up with to make your warehouse more profitable? Hammer those ideas out and use them to your company’s and your customers’ benefit.

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Founded in 1972, Grimes Warehousing Services offers customized 3PL warehousing solutions in Jacksonville, FL. We operate multiple commercial warehouses in Jacksonville, FL and can accommodate your product's special needs. Contact Grimes Warehousing today for competitive rates on Jacksonville warehousing services!



The Grimes Companies currently operates both public and contract warehouses, light manufacturing and packaging operations, and warehouse staffing services from our company headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. With trucking terminals in Jacksonville and Atlanta, Grimes offers a simplified solution for all of your logistics and supply chain needs.

Regional Trucking Services


Award-winning trucking company with terminals in Atlanta, GA & Jacksonville, FL. We are your Southeast carrier.

National Trucking Services


Florida co-packing & contract packaging company offering services in a food grade warehouse facility.

Logistics & Warehouse Staffing Agency Services


Powering your supply chain with skilled employees trained and vetted by our staffing agency.