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

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

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

How To Plan for a New Facility

Every company faces unique situations when considering their warehouse storage and design options. This can include: Expanding an existing location Opening a facility in a new market Adding more products and services Offering new sales channels such as e-commerce or direct-to-consumer Even though companies face a variety of unique situations, the same challenge still exists… Continue reading How To Plan for a New Facility

7 Ways to Keep Birds Out of Your Warehouse

Things have been going smoothly in your warehouse; its layout provides maximum efficiency, your workers are all up to date on safety training, and you recently implemented a new data storage system that has dramatically improved productivity. One day when walking through your warehouse, though, you notice a spill of some sort on the floor.… Continue reading 7 Ways to Keep Birds Out of Your Warehouse