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// Many storage areas, warehouses and
transportation vessels provide resources
that the pests need to survive.

INVADER SEASON

Dealing with pest control in logistics can have its challenges.
- By Tim Husen
Winter is known as invader season
and pests, just like people, seek to stay
warm during the colder months. Many
storage areas, warehouses and transportation vessels provide the resources
pests need to survive - food, water
and places to hide. With multiple entry
points and consistent incoming shipments, pest control in the logistics industry can certainly have its challenges.
Nuisance pests, such as ants, are
present year-round but may only be

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noticed when temperatures drop. Colder
weather can force cockroaches and
rodents inside to warmer temperatures
for survival. These seasonal visitors can
pose serious issues, cause structural
damage and ruin supplies and product.
Pest prevention and control needs to
be top-of-mind for warehousing and logistics industries. If pests settle in your
facility, they can impact your bottom
line by damaging and contaminating raw
materials, which in return, could tarnish

your reputation with customers. The
most effective way to combat pest problems is to implement an Integrated Pest
Management (IPM) plan that involves
management, maintenance, employees
and pest management professionals.
Common Winter Pests
The first step to keeping these
cold-weather invaders out is identifying which pests are most common
during the winter. Here are a few pests
you're at risk to see scurrying around
your facility:
* Rodents - Rats and mice find
warmth by taking refuge in the
walls, roofs and other safe-protected spaces like behind infrequently
moved pallets. As they dig and


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