Tag: rack

Selective Racking: What You Need To Know

3 weeks ago
Single selective rack is by far the most basic of all rack configurations.  At the same time it also provides the highest degree of selectivity with respect to access to stored pallet loads.  The downside to a warehouse filled with selective rack is that more than half of your warehouse square footage will be fork […]
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Double Deep Selective Rack: What You Need To Know

2 months ago
Double deep selective rack goes one step further to maximize pallet storage while remaining a very basic rack configuration.  Selectivity will suffer, as this is now a First-In Last-Out (FILO) inventory system.  While this system improves your storage to aisle space ratio it requires a little more sophisticated fork truck and operator to place the […]
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5 Tips To Maintain Warehouse And Rack Safety Compliance

1 year 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

1 year 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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How Much Weight Can a Rack System Hold?

2 years ago
While this is one of the most frequently asked questions, the answer is unfortunately, “it depends”.  How much weight a rack system can hold depends on a number of factors including: Load Beam Capacity: The first step in determining a rack system capacity is what weight can each pair of beams hold.  Beam capacity varies […]
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How Do You Maintain A Safe Rack System?

2 years ago
Rack systems should be inspected by a qualified rack system inspector at least once a year, more often if there is frequent system damage.  Results of the inspections should be documented and maintained for future reference.  While a visual inspection will show obviously damaged it is very important to follow a few simple steps. These […]
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How Much Does a Rack System Cost?

3 years ago
When selecting a rack system, it is important to look at the total system cost, rather than just the rack itself to ensure that you are selecting the overall system that will provide the best long term value for the operation.  Some factors to consider: Style of Rack: Rack systems can range from single deep […]
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