Quaker Oats

Quaker OatsQuaker and Advance: The Right Mix!

Advance Storage Products was recently chosen to provide a storage solution for Quaker Oats’ largest single worldwide brand, its Gatorade thirst quencher. In total, Advance supplied more than 20,000 pallet positions of pushback rack to Quaker’s facilities in Indiana and Arizona.

Led by a number of strong brands including oatmeal, cereals, granola bars and pasta/rice mixes, the Quaker name has stood for quality products for more than a century. Acquired by the Quaker Oats Company in 1983, Gatorade has grown from sales of $100 million in fiscal 1984 to over $1.8 billion worldwide in 1999. Its Gatorade product line accounts for nearly 40 percent of the company’s sales and operating income, while commanding an 82 percent share of the sports beverage category in the U.S.

Capabilities

WAREHOUSE RACKING PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project ManagementAdvance Storage Products’ qualified Project Management Team is ready to assist with every aspect of your warehouse racking project.  From quote estimating  and freight coordination to installation supervision and permit sign-off, our Team of rack system professionals is known for their quality service, responsiveness and customer-friendly approach.

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING MATERIAL HANDLING SERVICES FOR SELECTED NATIONAL ACCOUNTS ON LARGER PROJECTS:

    Full Quote & Estimation of your warehouse storage project, including:

  • Budget pricing for quick estimating
  • Current, real-time pricing that includes steel surcharges
  • Layout and elevation drawings
  • Preliminary seismic calculations done in-house and in minutes, by any member of the Sales, Project Management or Engineering Staff
  • Gantt Chart & schedule to show estimated timeline for fabrication, shipping and installation
  • This Gantt chart will be used throughout the project to track progress and ensure deadlines are met.

Engineering

Customers are the first priority for Advance’s experienced Engineering team.  With an average tenure of over 10 years with the company, Advance engineers are experts at designing the most appropriate rack system to accomplish what each and every customer needs to efficiently and effectively manage their pallet rack storage, all within budget.  Armed with superior AutoCAD skills, in conjunction with an integrated bill of material and manufacturing system, the engineering team allows for multiple refinements to a customer’s plans without affecting a tight deadline.

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