Category: Blog

When Is Structural Rack The Best Choice?

3 weeks ago
4 Advantages To Using Structural Racking In Your Warehouse Structural pallet rack is the strongest, most durable type of pallet rack available and is the most appropriate solution in temperature controlled and ambient warehouse environments that have heavy forklift traffic. Structural pallet rack may cost more up front but with greater durability, structural rack will […]
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4 Selective Pallet Racking Advantages

2 months ago
Selective pallet racking is commonly used in racking systems that accommodate flexibility in slotting design, which is ideal for high turnover, high SKU stock count and quick product accessibility. Single selective pallet rack is a cost-effective design that allows the maximum number of SKU pick facings in a standard rack and adds a number of […]
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North American Freight Trends In 2019

5 months ago
More Complex Distribution Landscape Ecommerce and an immersive customer relationship approach is increasing the need for a diversified distribution landscape with omni-channel capabilities. No longer do distribution center’s operate solely on a pallet in, pallet out basis. The increase in eCommerce fulfillment and omni-channel customer support require an increase in local warehousing and shorter freight […]
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5 Tips To Maintain Warehouse And Rack Safety Compliance

6 months ago
Communication Is Key: Understand risk factors, develop a plan for addressing key problem areas and give employees the platform for addressing key problems on the job during day-to-day operations Bottom-up communication is vital for successful risk management because although management understands potential issues, workers working in risky environments have a more sophisticated understanding of each […]
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4 Advantages To Utilizing Double Deep Selective Pallet Racking In Your Warehouse

7 months ago
Double deep selective racking solutions provide twice the pallet positions per aisle of single selective racking, maximizing pallet storage while remaining a very basic rack configuration. Inventory flow changes to a FILO (First In, Last Out) configuration, which decreases selectivity, but the storage to aisle space ratio improves significantly. Here are 4 advantages to using […]
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3 Benefits Of Omni-Channel Distribution Integration

7 months ago
Omnichannel – “A multi-channel approach to sales that seeks to provide customers with a seamless shopping experience, whether they are shopping online from a desktop or mobile device, by telephone or in a brick and mortar store.” Ecommerce and the Amazon effect have affected the distribution landscape in such a way that it may no […]
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FIFO vs LIFO Inventory Flow

8 months ago
FIFO (First In, First Out) – An inventory flow where the first item in is the first item to leave the warehouse or racking solution.  Stock Keeping Units (SKU’s) enter and the first in is the first to leave a DC or warehouse.  This type of inventory flow is ideal for perishable goods and SKU […]
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How to Make a Rack System That Lasts 20 Years

1 year ago
When properly designed, constructed, installed and maintained, a pallet rack system will provide years of safe, trouble-free service.  When properly engineered, pallet rack systems are loaded well within their ultimate design capacity and the stress caused by day-to-day loading and unloading cause virtually no “wear” to the structural components.  If properly used and not damaged, we […]
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