4 Unique Uses for Mail Sorters with Adjustable Shelves

all sizes and shapes of mail sorters with adjustable shelvesWhen most people think of mail sorters, they only picture them being used in the mailroom. Which makes sense considering that’s what they’re made for. But, mail sorters don’t have to be limited to just storing mail; there are many other uses for them outside of the mailroom. For example…

1. Store Office Supplies and Forms in Mail Sorters

There are a variety of mail sorters. Some have the adjustable shelves at the top and cabinets on the bottom (like the ones you can find here). These work great for storing a mix of forms and office supplies. Forms that are frequently filled out – medical history forms, new hire documents – can be stored in the shelves, while office supplies – pens, computer paper, envelopes – can be kept in the bottom cabinets.

2. Mail Sorters Used for Organizing Marketing Collateral

mail sorters with cabinets for office suppliesMost companies have some kind of marketing collateral: brochures, fact sheets, catalogs, press kits, etc. And mail sorters are ideal for storing it all. Why? Because you can separate everything into categories and keep it in the adjustable shelves with labels for quick retrieval.

3. Keep Product Samples in Mail Sorters

One of the best features of the mail sorters is the adjustable shelves because they can be moved up and down on 1 inch increments. If you sell a product and need to keep samples at the office, the mail sorters are great for keeping them organized.

4. Manage Documents on Your Desk with Smaller Mail Sortersbuy mail soters with adjustable shelves online from storemorestore

All of these uses so far are for the larger mail sorters, but there are also desktop mail sorters. These are smaller versions that you can put on your desk to store all your documents. And because they use the same labeling system as the larger ones, you can keep everything organized and easily accessible.

These are just a few uses for mail sorters that don’t involve storing mail. There are definitely many more. As long as you don’t limit your thinking on how you can use them, you might just find a new use for them in your office!

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The Best Way to Store Deed & Docket Books in Your Courthouse

Challenges Storing Deed & Docket Books storing courthouse deed and docket books

Because deed and docket books contain important records, county clerks office’s maintain them for long periods of time. But storing deed and docket books in your courthouse can be a major challenge. They are heavy and take up a lot of space.

StoreMoreStore’s innovative roller shelves are the best way to store deed and docket books in your courthouse because the shelves optimize storage space and offer easy access to the books.

storing deed books in roller shelvesHow the Roller Shelves Work

Unlike with traditional open shelving, the roller shelves are designed to store deed and docket books flat on their side. The openings are smaller, but they maximize the number of books that will fit in the unit.

And the reason the unit is called roller shelves is because each shelf has a set of rollers. The deed and docket books sit on top of the rollers. This way when you reach in to retrieve a book, the rollers assist you, making the book slide right out, which is essential when you are dealing with heavy books.

Features of the Roller Shelves

Below are some of the features and options of the Roller Shelving.roller shelves for storing docket books

  • Designed for Docket books, deed books, plat books, or any large document record book
  • Perfect for books up to 5-1/8″ high (spine height with book on side)
  • Comes with closed side panels
  • Includes front base
  • Choice of 19 standard colors customize the look of your storage room.
  • Made in the U.S.A.

Shop Now for Roller Shelves Online

We have all kinds of roller shelves available online that will meet your courthouse’s docket and deed book storage needs. And don’t forget, if you need any help making a decision or have any questions please give us a toll free call at 1-855-786-7667.

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Oblique Shelf Organizers Efficiently Store Files & Documents

Are you tired of papers, files, and mail cluttering what little space you have on your desk? You know you could use that space above your cubicle. Of course you’re probably worried that everything will still end up in piles and that doesn’t really help your situation.

The Product You Need to Get OrganizedOblique Shelf Organizers with Hanging Compartments

You need something that will actually get you organized. Papers labeled in the right folders; documents sorted by department; mail organized by date.

Well StoreMoreStore has the product for you, Oblique shelf organizers! The Oblique shelf organizer conveniently fits in your overhead cubicle to efficiently organize documents, forms, literature, mail, and more.

How the Oblique Shelf Organizers Work

Oblique Shelf Organizer for Paper FilesAll you have to do is simply set the unit in your cubicle, add the hanging folders with name labels, and start organizing. And by the way, when you purchase the Oblique shelf organizers from us we will include a set of Oblique V-Base and Box-Base hanging file folders absolutely free! Each folder comes with a convenient magnified label holder viewing lens and comes with a set of while name labels.

The standard widths for the Oblique Shelf Organizer are 33-3/4”, 39-34”, and 45-3/4”, but if you have other needs you can always call us toll free at 1-855-786-7667 for a custom size to fit your space.

Shop now at StoreMoreStore for your space efficient Oblique Shelf Organizer!

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Movable Shelving: What Type is Right for Your Storage Needs?

movable shelving storing boxesMovable shelving is a great concept. Basically, shelves are stacked in front of each other on tracks so that they can move back and forth. And because the front rows move, you gain access to the back rows. What the movable shelving accomplishes is the elimination of static aisles in between shelving, and in effect reduces the amount of floor space needed for storage.

Because there are different types of movable shelving, it can be hard to know exactly which one will be right for your business. Fear not! We are here to help you determine which type of movable shelving will work best for your business’ storage needs (and budget needs).

Movable Shelving for Letter and Legal Size Files

movable shelving for letter legal files and boxesThe most popular type of movable shelving is designed for letter and legal size files. This shelving is excellent for doctor’s offices, small businesses, accounting departments, human resources departments, or anywhere that has a file storage need but not a large amount of space. (There is also a version that is made for boxes).

Also, any of these movable shelving systems can be used to store binders, office supplies, computer media, and much more. Their versatility is what makes them an extremely popular choice for a variety of office storage needs.

However, this type of movable shelving is not the cheapest. But it’s still a much more cost-effective solution than high density mobile shelving.

Wire Movable Shelving wire movable shelving

Instead of a solid surface, the shelves on this system are made of wire. The wire reduces moisture and dust, making it an excellent option for medical facilities and businesses that need to store electronics. Wire shelving is also frequently used in food storage applications because it can stand to be in refrigerators and freezers.

Because the wire movable shelving is very inexpensive, it’s also a fantastic solution for industrial applications. Bins for storing parts and tools can sit on the shelves along with large boxes.

The only down side to the wire movable shelving is that it doesn’t work well for office applications like storing files or small items.

Tambour Door Movable Shelving

tambour door shelvingThe biggest benefit to this type of movable shelving is the tambour doors. The doors easily slide open and lock when closed to secure anything stored on the shelves. Tambour door movable shelving is the perfect choice if your organization needs secure storage. For example, this shelving is excellent for healthcare facilities that need to maintain HIPAA compliance.

Also, the shelves are adjustable, making it possible to store a variety of items in the tambour door shelving. So any business that needs to restrict access to stored items would benefit from this type of movable shelving.

Another thing that the doors do is hide stored items. This works well for businesses that need to store items while presenting a clean, uncluttered appearance.

If you don’t need the extra security or appearance provided by the doors, than one of the other types of movable shelving will be a better option for your facility.

Movable Lateral File CabinetsLateral file cabinets

While the movable lateral file cabinets are not technically shelving, they still function on the same concept as the movable shelving, which is why we are including them. The other reason we are including them is because they are the easiest and cheapest way to bump up your storage capacity.

Since you can just add a row of the movable lateral file cabinets in front of any stationary storage system you have – other lateral cabinets, vertical file cabinets, open shelving – you can maximize your existing space without a lot of effort.

The drawback is that these are still lateral cabinets and come with all the same limitations. But if your office just needs more space for files and doesn’t want to or can’t afford to make any big changes, the movable lateral file cabinets are the perfect solution.

We hope this answers some of your questions about which movable shelving is right for your business. But if you have any additional questions or need help, please feel free to give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

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Medical Carts | Pharmacy Drug Cabinet | Shoe Cover Dispensers

Medical Crash Anesthesia and Supply CartsAt StoreMoreStore we have a variety of solutions just for the healthcare market. With all kinds of medical carts, a pharmacy drug cabinet, and shoe cover dispensers, you’re sure to find exactly what you need to improve storage and efficiency at your healthcare facility.

Medical Carts: Crash Carts, Anesthesia Carts and Supply Carts

Our complete line of medical carts includes emergency crash carts, anesthesia carts, and supply storage carts designed to be suited for your facility’s particular needs. Our medical carts are made completely in the U.S.A, and are solid steel or aluminum construction. Each of our carts has various locking and drawer configurations. Most of our medical carts come in 14 standard colors.

In addition to emergency crash carts, anesthesia carts, and supply storage carts, we also have wire shelving carts. These work great for storing medical products in supply rooms. You can also use them to set up a Kanban storage system (find out more about Kanban in a previous blog here).

Pharmacy Drug Cabinets for Secure Narcotics Storage

Pharmacy Drug Cabinet for Secure Narcotics StorageThe pharmacy drug cabinet is designed to offer secure narcotics storage so that your medications are safe from all types of theft, including in-house personnel and outside criminals, while offering you convenient access to drugs.

With the optional cable and software, a designated manager is able to limit, designate, and track employees using the cabinet. The software provides a manager mode with eight additional users allowed with their own specific codes for the electronic keypad lock. In addition, the software will maintain an audit trail (both the date and time) of the last 512 times the Pharmacy Narcotics Cabinet was accessed.

Shoe Cover Dispensers and BootiesShoe Cover Dispensers and Booties

There are two different models, depending on your needs. The Fusion shoe cover dispenser is designed to be light-weight and portable so you can take it with you anywhere. The Stay shoe cover dispenser is designed to “stay” right where you put it. Keeping the dispenser at the entrance to a room is easy because of its low profile. And the dispenser is equipped with a handle so you can steady yourself while using it. We also have many different types of booties that will fit in the shoe cover dispenser.

Shop Now for your Healthcare Solutions

Visit our healthcare solutions home page to shop for medical carts, wire shelving carts, the pharmacy drug cabinet, and shoe cover dispensers. If you have any questions or need any help, please give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

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Inmate Personal Property Storage Bags for Juvenile Detention Centers

Clear In-Cell Personal Property Storage BagsJuvenile detention centers have many of the same needs as prisons and jails for adults. Inmates arrive with property that needs to be stored while they are incarcerated, and they also keep personal property in their cells. StoreMoreStore offers a variety of personal property storage bags for juvenile detention centers.

Clear In-Cell Personal Property Storage Bags

These clear property storage bags offer efficient storage for inmate belongings while they’re in the juvenile detention center. The clear bags are designed for maximum efficiency by standardizing size and quantity of inmate property. Features of the bags include:

  • Opaque for ease of inspection
  • Easy open Velcro top
  • Collapsible fire resistant fabric
  • Vinyl scrim reinforced material for extreme durability
  • Mesh ventilation on end panel
  • Available in two sizes

Mesh In-Cell Personal Property Storage BagsMesh In-Cell Personal Property Storage Bags

These efficient, reusable personal property bags are constructed of lightweight mesh to keep cost down. They are also an excellent alternative to hard-side in-cell units that can be broken and fashioned into weapons. Features of the bags include:

  • Collapsible bag takes up little shelf space
  • Easy open Velcro top
  • Vinyl reinforced bottom
  • Mesh material for easy inspection
  • Mesh box will not hold liquids
  • Reinforced handles are standard

Inmate Property & Evidence Storage Bags

The reusable soft-sided bags provide secure storage for personal property and evidence and work great for organizing items stored on shelves. When not in use the bags will neatly store flat to save space. Features of the property and evidence storage bags include:

  • Lockable for security during storage or transport of property
  • Clear document sleeve on front provides instant record review
  • Heavy duty nylon web handles on each end
  • Brass zipper can be secured with numbered seals or padlocks
  • Nylon reinforced vinyl tarpaulin (meets California Fire Marshal Code)

Hanging Garment Property Storage BagsHanging Garment Property Storage Bags

These solid nylon mesh garment storage bags include reinforced vinyl at the top and bottom and have lockable zippers to secure entire contents of the bag. Features of the bags include:

  • Mesh construction provides maximum ventilation to garments
  • Complete with removable heavy gauge chrome-plated hanger
  • Designed for use with stationary or revolving conveyor systems
  • Features extra-durable seams
  • Includes document sleeve and inside pocket with Velcro closure

Find more personal property storage bags for your juvenile detention center at StoreMoreStore. And if you have any questions or need help, give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

 

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Museum Storage Systems | Herbarium & Entomology Cabinets | Framed Art Racks

museum storage systems including cabinets and racksAs you know, improper storage is very bad for your museum. Many of the artifacts and artworks you have are very old and practically priceless. In addition, specimens that are studied and researched at your museum need to be properly preserved. That’s why StoreMoreStore has a range of museum storage systems that are specifically designed to protect your collections.

Herbarium & Entomology Cabinets

The many features of herbarium & entomology cabinets – paint that is non-gassing and non-reactive, heavy duty steel construction, a sealed and waterproof top – make them a secure investment in the protection of your museum’s collection.

Entomology and Herbarium Museum CabinetsAnd if your collection is at risk for water damage from fire suppression systems or insect attacks, these cabinets offer the maximum protection available.

Framed Art Storage Racks

Framed art storage racks are a flexible and dependable art storage system. Each horizontal shelf can be adjusted up or down on 1 ½ inch increments so that each opening can be customized for storing you museum and gallery collection. In addition, the framed art storage racks have a powder coat paint finish that does not put off gases to ensure your collection will be protected long-term. Also, there are 13 different colors to choose from for your racks that will match any décor.framed art racks roll-out and stationary

Roll-Out Art Racks

Roll-out art racks are designed to maximize space for storing museum art collections. Each panel on the rack has heavy duty braided mesh to allow for hanging artwork on both sides. The racks anchor to the floor with no need for ceiling support, and the linear motion design helps each rack to slide in and out without disturbing the other racks. Because there are no access aisles in between each row, you will easily be able to increase your storage capacity in less space. Also, the roll-out art racks slide smoothly and quietly, which makes them an excellent art storage system.

Shop Now for Museum Storage Systems

Visit our museum storage home page to find herbarium & entomology cabinets, framed art racks, and more for your collection. If you need any help or have any questions, please give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

 

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4 Space Saving Storage Alternatives to Lateral File Cabinets

lateral file cabinet alternatives space saving storageIf you’re setting up a new office space, one thing you have to consider is storage. You’ll need a place to put files, office supplies, computer media, marketing materials, and even holiday decorations. Before you go for the old standard, lateral file cabinets, we have 4 space saving alternatives for you to consider – and a bonus 5th option!

1. Document Sorters

Usually, these freestanding document sorters are used in the mailroom. They easily store all kinds of mail and make it easy for items to be delivered.

freestanding document sorterBut these sorters aren’t just for mail. You can use them to keep all kinds of paperwork organized. In fact, check out one of our previous blog posts to learn how you can use document sorters for storing your marketing collateral!

2. Rotary Cabinets

Rotary cabinets can do everything lateral cabinets can do…but much better! With rotary cabinets you get twice as much storage capacity; you can store more items (binders, computer media, and even hanging clothes); and you can access stored items much easier thanks to their spinning capabilities.

3. Sliding Mobile Shelvingrolling door cabinets

Sliding mobile shelving is just like your typical static shelving except it moves on tracks. Put rows of sliding mobile shelving in front of each other and you’ve got a double, triple, or quadruple deep storage system.

The result is an increase in storage capacity in less space, with dramatic improvements in organization, convenience, and productivity.

4. Rolling Door Cabinets

How do you take stationary shelving and turn it into a secure cabinet? Add doors! The rolling door cabinets offer you all the storage flexibility and space savings of open shelving with the security of lateral cabinets. There are both stationary and mobile options available.

BONUS!

lateral file cabinet moves on tracks to save space5. Lateral File Cabinets

You’re probably thinking, “what…how can lateral file cabinets be the alternative to lateral file cabinets?” The answer: these lateral file cabinets are on tracks! You can put these cabinets in front of any type of stationary storage you have.

What this does is use less space because you don’t have to create an aisle for access to stored items. And you can add as many rows of lateral file cabinets on tracks as you want!

You can find all of these lateral file cabinets and much more online from StoreMoreStore! And if you have any questions or need assistance, give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

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Make the Most of Your Small Office Space with the Right Storage System

how to make the most out of your small office spaceThese days space can be a precious commodity. Many people work in offices that are located in downtown high-rise buildings where rent can be very expensive.

When designing your office, this doesn’t give you a whole lot to work with once you factor in everything you’re going to need – desk space, a conference area, bathrooms, a break room, and storage areas. But this lack of space can be the inspiration you need to get creative and make the most out of your small office space.

Of course the last thing you might want to think about is where you’re going to store paperwork, files, and office supplies, but these are necessary items for running a successful business, which means you have to factor them in. And one place where you can typically save a lot more space than you initially thought is the storage area.

Storage Systems for Your Small Office SpaceSliding Lateral File Cabinets Save Space

StoreMoreStore has a variety of storage systems that will save space so you can focus your time and money on the areas of your office that are more fun and make a bigger visual impact.

Sliding Lateral File Cabinets: If you’re already using lateral file cabinets but don’t have the enough space to add more, you can just add a row of sliding cabinets. This is an extremely cost effective solution to get more storage capacity in a small office space.

Personal Storage Lockers: Many times small offices utilize contract workers or workers from home. But when they come into the office, they need a place to store their personal items. These lockers work great because they’re elegant and functional.

Mobile Flipper Door Cabinets: These cabinets work great for both saving space and ensuring that your office presents a clean, professional appearance. Because the doors flip closed, you can keep any clutter hidden away.

Mobile Flipper Door Cabinets Hide ClutterPull-Out Storage Shelves: If you have tight spaces, alcoves or wall columns that are making your layout awkward, these shelves are the right solution. They’ll fit in these typically unusable spaces and turn them into productive storage areas.

Spinning Rotary Cabinets: Double the storage space, security locks, and easy operation make these cabinets an attractive choice for many businesses. They offer everything you need for storage and work well in a small office space.

Want More Storage Systems?

If these storage systems aren’t right for your small office space, check out all the other options from StoreMoreStore. And if you need any help or still can’t find what you’re looking for, give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

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How to Get More Value out of Your Lateral File Cabinets

The Rise of Lateral File Cabinets in Businesseslateral file cabinet tracks save space and get value

When the copy machine was distributed to businesses back in the 1950s, it enabled office workers to keep copies of their printed materials. In addition, the government started expanding its regulations, requiring businesses to create and keep records.

Not much has changed in the last 60 years; employees are still printing documents and filing paper. And sadly many businesses are still relying on outdated lateral file cabinets to store all this paper.

You might be stuck using lateral file cabinets because people are usually resistant to change. But, there is a way to get more value out of your lateral file cabinets – put them on tracks.

side-to-side moving lateral file cabinets on tracksHow Does Putting Lateral Cabinets on Tracks Work?

Here’s an example: one row of 3 file cabinets is placed up against the wall. In front of these cabinets, tracks are laid down on the floor. Another row of 2 file cabinets is placed on the tracks. To access stored files in the back row, you move the cabinets in the front row side-to-side, getting them out of the way to give you access to that back row.

What Does Putting the Lateral File Cabinets on Tracks Accomplish? lateral file cabinets office storage systems

Saves Space- With the rows of cabinets compacted together in this arrangement, you’re using less floor space to store the same amount of files.

Centralizes Storage- If you have a smaller storage space, putting the lateral cabinets on tracks centralizes your file storage area.

Improves Organization- Because files are stored together, your office is better organized. And frequently used files can be kept closer to employees.

Increases Productivity- Employees will spend less time searching for files in multiple locations.

Where Can You Find Lateral File Cabinets on Tracks?

You can find the lateral file cabinets on tracks from us at StoreMoreStore. We have a variety of different configurations and colors for you to choose from. And if you have any questions or need any help, give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.

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