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Best Warehouse Racking Systems

Article added Tuesday November 27th, 2018

One of the questions we are asked most is “What is the best type of warehouse racking system?” The answer, helpfully, is ‘it depends’! Of course, the warehouse racking that will be best for your situation depends entirely on the type of stock held. Ultimately, having the right warehouse racking…

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Preventing Pallet Racking Accidents

Article added Friday October 26th, 2018

That pallet racking is interconnected means that if one rack falls, others will go with it. Depending on the width of the aisles in a warehouse, this can mean one small accident can lead to several rows of pallet racking falling, shedding their loads as they go down. Warehouse accidents…

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Warehouse Storage – Which Pallet Racking System To Choose

Article added Tuesday September 11th, 2018

Your warehouse storage space needs to be used to its maximum for getting the best return on your investment. The system you choose will depend on the size, weight and nature of the product you stock as well as the size and layout of your warehouse space. Assuming you have…

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Double Deep Pallet Racking – Is It Right for You?

Article added Wednesday August 22nd, 2018

Optimising the warehouse space you currently have will, in most cases, be preferable to acquiring more space. When looking at ways to increase storage capacity, double deep pallet racking should be one of the options considered. Double Deep Pallet Racking Layout Perhaps the best way to explain double deep pallet…

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Is Buying Used Pallet Racking Safe?

Article added Wednesday July 25th, 2018

Second hand pallet racking can be an excellent way of reducing the cost of warehouse storage and there are many reputable suppliers selling good quality used pallet racking in the UK. However, when considering buying used pallet racking, one of the primary considerations should be safety. So, what do you…

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5 Ways To Protect Your Pallet Racking from Damage

Article added Wednesday June 27th, 2018

In the normal course of a working day, pallet racking can sustain damage from access equipment such as forklift trucks. Unfortunately, the occasional accidental knock during normal working operations is normal, however the damage sustained can lead to a major incident if not repaired or replaced. Collisions from machinery will…

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Why Use Timber Decking For Pallet Racking?

Article added Tuesday May 22nd, 2018

Warehouse operators face many challenges and one of them is maintaining flexible storage while maximising capacity. This can be particularly demanding where different sizes of pallet and non palletised, individual products of different shapes and sizes are part of the product range. When standard pallet racking is simply not flexible…

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What Is Selective Pallet Racking?

Article added Friday April 20th, 2018

If you want maximum flexibility with your warehouse pallet racking, selective pallet racking is worth investigating.  In this article we’ll cover how selective pallet racking is laid out in the warehouse, its benefits and drawbacks, as well as the level of investment required. Selective pallet racking is possibly the most…

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Uses of Cantilever Racking

Article added Thursday March 8th, 2018

The open design and the flexibility of length provided by Cantilever Racking means that it is the ideal solution for storing long, thin items which would not otherwise fit into a pallet storage system.  Longer, heavier items can be stored horizontally, resting across multiple arms. Depending on the item stored,…

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Keeping Your Warehouse Safe

Article added Wednesday February 21st, 2018

Keeping your workers safe when they are working should be of paramount importance to employers. Raising safety standards can improve morale, reduce work related accidents and save money in the long term by decreasing the number of remedial repairs required to structures within the warehouse. Protecting your pallet racking from…

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