Packing & Shipping

Workstation Configuration Ideas

Using the versatile Workplace modular benches, you can configure workstations that are well-organized and ergonomically correct. Every workstation helps you achieve efficient production and excellent product quality.

Design Ideas – Packing, Shipping, Receiving

Efficient shipping, packing, and receiving operations hinge on well-designed workstation configurations that prioritize organization, speed, and accuracy. These workstations are strategically laid out to streamline the entire process, from the initial packing of products to their final shipment. Packing stations typically include ample counter space for assembling orders, storage for packing materials, and easy access to labeling and shipping supplies. Additionally, receiving workstations are equipped to handle incoming shipments seamlessly, with designated spaces for sorting, checking, and storing items. The integration of ergonomic design and optimal storage solutions ensures a smooth workflow, minimizing the risk of errors and delays. Well-thought-out configurations in shipping, packing, and receiving workstations contribute significantly to the overall efficiency of logistics operations, ultimately enhancing customer satisfaction through timely and accurate order fulfillment.


A Standard mobile table is the foundation of this shipping station. This 36″Dx84″L unit was configured with a worksurface featuring a T-mold edging. A full-depth undertable shelf provides additional storage capacity.


An in-line Storage Station row was selected for this shipping and receiving application. The row’s dimensions are 30″Dx144″L with a 36″ work height. Overtable accessories specified are spool holders, adjustable overtable shelves with back and end Stops, and light suspension systems. Identical multi-drawer cabinets flank each end of the row, while a cabinet with a hinged door (with adjustable inside shelf) is centrally located.


This Packing Station is equipped with a post-formed worksurface, and storage dividers beneath the worksurface to help keep cartons in check. Overtable accessories help maintain organization and provide efficiency for this job function.


An L-shape corner unit was designed to fulfill a requirement for returns processing. Cabinets provide needed storage space; 15-amp Power Strip delivers power; and Fixed Riser Shelf with Divider System handles documentation materials. This particular unit was specified as a 30″Dx72″L station with a 30″x60″ wing, although several sizes are available.