When to Use Shelving Instead of Racking

Much like, pallet racking, shelving is made up of upright frames, but instead of being connected by horizontal beams, they are connected by shelves. These are typically used for lighter, smaller items when pallets are not required. Wide Span Shelving Wide Span Shelving is typically a lighter duty version of a standard pallet rack. It… Continue reading When to Use Shelving Instead of Racking

Pallet Rack Comparison: Flow, Pushback, and Cantilever

Pallet racking consists of a set of upright frames connected in various ways by horizontal beams to provide storage for palletized or non-palletized product depending on the rack configuration and beam supports used. In addition to Drive-In/Drive-Thru and Selective Racking, you may instead need a Pallet Flow, Pushback, or Cantilever racking system. Pallet Flow Racking… Continue reading Pallet Rack Comparison: Flow, Pushback, and Cantilever

What is Next in Intelligent Forklift Capability?

In the era of self-driving cars and smart homes, it isn’t surprising that the Internet of Things is making its way to the material handling industry. According to Forbes, this means more than the “smart” forklifts we have currently, which include features like: Diagnostics that signal when the equipment needs to be serviced Speed controls… Continue reading What is Next in Intelligent Forklift Capability?

The Most Common Pallet Racking: Selective Pallet Rack

Pallet racking consists of a set of upright frames connected in various ways by horizontal beams to provide storage for palletized or non-palletized product depending on the rack configuration and beam supports used. What is Selective Pallet Racking? One type of pallet racking is selective, which comes in two varieties: single or double deep. Single… Continue reading The Most Common Pallet Racking: Selective Pallet Rack

Forklift Safety Tips: 4 Ways to Prevent Accidents in Your Facility

A forklift is a valuable piece of equipment, as it helps companies move product around their facility with ease. Without it, workers would be forced to move items manually, which would greatly lengthen the time it takes to complete jobs. Though this equipment has a very productive role, it also poses a threat to the… Continue reading Forklift Safety Tips: 4 Ways to Prevent Accidents in Your Facility

When to Consider Drive-In/ Drive-Thru Pallet Racking

When it comes time for a new storage system in your facility, pallet racking may be your best option. Pallet racking consists of a set of upright frames connected in various ways by horizontal beams to provide storage for palletized or non-palletized product depending on the rack configuration and beam supports used. There are five… Continue reading When to Consider Drive-In/ Drive-Thru Pallet Racking

The 4 Common Storage System Options For Your Warehouse

When making changes to your warehouse or distribution center to maximize space, you usually have four storage system options: Bulk Storage Pallet Rack Shelving Carton Flow Bulk Storage Bulk storage is also known “floor stacked” and is the most basic form of warehouse storage. It consists of no physical storage system other than the building’s… Continue reading The 4 Common Storage System Options For Your Warehouse