Three Major Benefits of Proper Warehouse Pest Management

December 29, 2015
Three Major Benefits of Proper Warehouse Pest Management

Operating a warehouse can be a busy job. There are a lot of things you have to do from day to day to keep things running smoothly. Time management, inventory control and workplace safety are just of a few of the things you have to spend time thinking about. But there is one thing that is very important that many people overlook. Pest management is a vital part of a working warehouse plan. Rodents and other pests can destroy inventory, contaminate the work environment and even causes accidents to occur. Today, we are going to learn the benefits of pest management and what it can mean for your warehouse.

The Benefits of Pest Management


·         It will help cut down on costs

A severe pest infestation can destroy hundred and even thousands of dollars’ worth of inventory in a matter of only a few days. By hiring a pest control service to rid your warehouse of pests, you can save a lot of money and avoid disaster.

·         It will allow you to keep a good reputation

When someone comes into your warehouse and sees a rat or a cockroach crawling around, often times, they will get a bad impression of your facilities. By eliminating pests, you will eliminate this risk.

·         Improves safety

 Many pests such as mice and rats can chew into electrical wires and sometimes this causes a fire. A fire could put you out of business forever. So taking care of your pest issue is vital to your company.

·         Proper storage pallets can really help

In a warehouse environment you are going to use a lot of pallets over time. But not all pallets are created equal. Some pallets can even bring in pests into your warehouse. That's why you only want to use heat treated pallets to store your goods.

Herwood has been making pest free pallets for many years. We provide heat-treated pallets and crates which eliminate any risk of larvae and parasites. Unlike heat treated wooden pallets and pallet components, kiln treated pallets put your company at risk of infestation. So make sure to always choose high-quality heat-treated pallets ISPM 15 compliant from a company like Herwood. For more information, please visit our website.

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