Off The Rack Spring 2020

The last two months have presented unprecedented challenges to our industry and the economy.  We sincerely hope that you and all those around you are safe and healthy.

As an essential business, Advance has continued operations uninterrupted throughout the crisis.  Our office team is now operating virtually and both plants continue to run under enhanced safety guidelines.  Both of our plant teams have shown great strength and flexibility during these challenging times to continue delivering for our customers.

Our team very much also appreciates all of the support that we have received from our customer base, it is truly amazing to see people come together in time of need.

We are open for business and ready to help in any way that we can.  If you have warehouse storage questions or need a quote for your next project, please let us know.

Thank you!


John VR Krummell

President, CEO Advance Storage Products
[email protected]


Warehouse Construction

Annual Construction during the 12 months through February totaled $34.6 billion, 3.5% above the year-ago level.

New Orders

Consumers are turning toward e-commerce for their shopping needs as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns. This could result in a greater demand for warehouse space and material handling equipment.

Recent Projects

Despite these trying times, the Advance team continues to move forward safely with installations across the US.  This storage and handling system consists of two cooler/freezer areas of double deep reach and single selective pallet racking.

Food & Beverage Distributor

Food & Beverage Distributor

11,106 Pallet Positions | 15 Rows Double Deep and Single Selective 

15 rows of pallet racking making up 11,106 total pallet positions of frozen/cold storage for poultry, beef and pork products that goes to local restaurant chains.

Below is another project installation in the south for a frozen food distributor.  38 rows (936 bays) of double deep reach and 2 rows (169 bays) of single selective structural racking.

28,834 total pallet positions!

Automation Corner

Learn more about Advance Storage Automation and how our growing team of pallet handling automation experts can help with your next automation project upgrade.

ROVER AS/RS featured in Good Fruit Grower

State of the art pear technology stars in Mount Adams Fruit upgrade after fire rebuild; other packers are following suit.

January 28, 2020  Handwashing stations with turnstiles.  Rollers that line up pears for infrared sorting.  Automated refrigerated storage retrieval.

Story Feature: Inside the Story of How H-E-B Planned for the Pandemic

The grocer started communicating with Chinese counterparts in January and was running tabletop simulations a few weeks later.

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