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Stop Pests From Putting a Kink in Your Supply Chain

by Nic Ellis, Ph.D., Technical Specialist and Board Certified Entomologist, Western Pest Services

Supply chains and food warehouses are properties where insects look to for shelter during the winter months. With the dropping temperatures causing an influx in pest infestation, it’s important to know how to help protect your property during the season. Without proper pest management a lot of damage and destruction can occur. Here are some of the most common culprits to wreak havoc on your facilities during winter.

Rat in kitchen

Now that we are aware of the culprits, let’s look at some tips on how to help prevent them from taking over your supply chain.

Armed with these tips, you and your team are better equipped to help prevent pest problems. It is also crucial to partner with a licensed pest management professional who can create a winter IPM program designed specifically for your facility during colder months. Being proactive is an important final step in protecting your reputation and your business’s bottom line for any season.

Nic Ellis is a Technical Specialist and Board Certified Entomologist with Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest management company serving businesses and homeowners in major Northeastern markets.