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Evaluating the ROI of High-Quality Pharmacy Shelving

In a pharmacy, shelving is much more than just a place to hold products; it’s the backbone of your operation. Selecting high-quality shelving solutions, like Emery Pharmacy Shelving (EPS), can significantly impact your pharmacy’s workflow and efficiency. Discover the long-term ROI of investing in premium pharmacy shelving.

Durability: Does It Withstand the Daily Grind?

The Shortcomings of Generic Equipment

Off-the-shelf trolleys may seem convenient, but they often fall short:

 

Inefficient Space Utilization: Either too much or too little space can disrupt the workflow.

Ergonomic Issues: Cumbersome designs can strain the staff, impacting both morale and productivity2.

 

Limited Adaptability: As labs evolve, generic trolleys often become obsolete, lacking the adaptability required for newer processes.

pharmacy storage

One of the hallmarks of high-quality pharmacy shelving is its durability, which can significantly impact operational costs over time.

 

– Material Quality: Premium materials like stainless steel or high-grade aluminium are known for their longevity.

– Cost Implications: While the initial investment might be higher, the long-term savings on maintenance and replacement are substantial.

 

Maintenance: Can It Reduce Your Workload?

Less maintenance means more time to focus on what truly matters – serving your customers.

 

– Ease of Cleaning: With smooth surfaces and fewer crevices, cleaning becomes less of a chore.

– Reduced Repair Costs: Durable shelves mean fewer repairs and replacements, saving both time and money.

Operational Efficiency: How Can Pharmacy Shelving Improve Workflow?

pharmacist shelf

Effective shelving solutions can be a game-changer in enhancing operational efficiency.

– Effective Inventory Management: A well-organized shelving system simplifies inventory management, making restocking a breeze.

– Quick Access: Efficient shelving allows for quick and easy access to products, reducing the time spent on locating items.

 

Smart Organization: Tips to Elevate Efficiency

Organizing your pharmacy shelving smartly can lead to improved efficiency. Here are some tips:

Categorize Wisely: Group similar products together to make finding items faster.

Use Labels: Clearly label shelves to help quickly locate products.

Maintain Consistency: Keep a consistent organizational system to reduce the learning curve for new staff.

 

 

Discover Emery’s Pharmacy Shelving (EPS): A Step Towards Efficiency

stainless steel pharmacy shelving

Emery Pharmacy Shelving (EPS) is designed to optimize your pharmacy’s inventory management. The EPS system not only maximizes your storage space by up to 45-50% but also incorporates the FIFO (First-In, First-Out) inventory principles for efficient stock management. With user-friendly configurations, EPS helps in improving stock location and saving valuable time in stock selection, paving the way for a streamlined pharmacy experience.

Investing in high-quality pharmacy shelving is about fostering a system that enhances operational efficiency, reduces long-term costs, and ultimately, serves your customers better. The ROI is clear, encompassing improved operational efficiency, reduced maintenance costs, and a streamlined workflow that can significantly impact your pharmacy’s success.

Pharmacy Shelving Single Bay
EPS-SB-6-4 - Single Bay 9 Pull Out Drawers
Pharmacy Shelving Double Bay
EPS-DB-6-4 - Double Bay 18 Pull Out Drawers

References:

  1. Australian Government – Department of Health, Pharmacy Regulation, https://www.health.gov.au/
  2. Pharmacy Guild of Australia, https://www.guild.org.au/
  3. “The importance of good pharmacy design,” Pharmacy Magazine, https://www.pharmacymagazine.co.uk/