Repair vs Replace Warehouse Storage Racks

It’s inevitable that warehouse storage racks damage will happen at some point. The question will be whether to replace or repair the portion of the damaged rack. You should have safety procedures in place to keep damage to a minimum, along with a damage protection plan that includes regular [...]

By |2020-03-11T09:14:29-04:00March 11th, 2020|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Repair vs Replace Warehouse Storage Racks

Common Types of Pallet Rack Systems

While pallet racks systems all generally have the same function, there are many different types to consider when choosing how to store products in a warehouse. Determining which system is best suited for your needs can be complicated, especially with so many different options out there. Below, we have [...]

By |2019-12-17T10:38:38-05:00October 31st, 2019|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Common Types of Pallet Rack Systems

Teardrop vs New Style Pallet Racks

The material handling industry has a variety of pallet racking systems to maximize storage for almost any size and shape of pallet and product. One popular type is the Interlake pallet racking system. When talking about this system, industry newbies and even experts often confuse certain terms with certain [...]

By |2019-10-09T10:38:10-04:00October 9th, 2019|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Teardrop vs New Style Pallet Racks

Used Pallet Racking Benefits

Whatever your reason for looking at used pallet racks, whether you're starting a new business or up fitting a new warehouse, used pallet racking systems are a great option for utilizing your warehouse space. The benefits easily outweigh the risks, both financially and in terms of productivity, but also [...]

By |2019-10-22T09:57:39-04:00July 17th, 2019|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Used Pallet Racking Benefits

Common Misconceptions with Selective Pallet Racks

Cheap is not the keyword warehouse managers should focus on as they look to increase their profits. The best way to design an efficient and effective warehouse is to look for the material handling products that will protect worker safety, streamline procedures, and reduce wasted space. Spending money in places [...]

By |2019-04-24T10:24:03-04:00March 6th, 2019|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Common Misconceptions with Selective Pallet Racks

Carton Flow Racks and Product Slotting

Picking product is one of the most expensive and labor intensive aspects of fulfilling an order. Creating a streamlined and efficient process will help reduce those costs and increase employee productivity.  One option that should be considered is carton flow racks. These systems can dramatically improve the picking process. [...]

By |2019-01-08T10:31:36-05:00January 8th, 2019|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Carton Flow Racks and Product Slotting

High Turnover, Low SKUs: Drive-In Pallet Rack Basics

So you need high density storage for a fast product turnaround and a small amount of product types. It sounds like the Drive-In pallet rack system could be a good option for your facility. I will be explaining this system in more detail for this post. General Characteristics The [...]

By |2019-12-17T10:30:05-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on High Turnover, Low SKUs: Drive-In Pallet Rack Basics

Discover the Different Types of Pallet Racking

Building out or upgrading a warehouse space? There are many different types of pallet racking to choose to store product. Below we outline the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of pallet racks. Selective Pallet Racking Selective Pallet Racking is the most common type of warehouse racking; it has [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:49-05:00September 28th, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Discover the Different Types of Pallet Racking

What is Wide Span Shelving?

Wide span shelving is used for medium to heavy loads that are hand-loaded. It is classified as being between conventional shelving and pallet rack. Wide span is great for storing a large variety of product types, and is ideal for storing high, wide, or bulky items as well. This shelving [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:41-05:00August 20th, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on What is Wide Span Shelving?

High Density Storage: Push Back Pallet Rack

Is your warehouse tight on space, high volume, and contains a lot of different product types? Push Back Pallet Racking is definitely a good option if that is the case. This system is a little more dynamic than other high-density systems because while other systems must have the same [...]

By |2019-12-17T10:41:23-05:00July 17th, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on High Density Storage: Push Back Pallet Rack