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What Are The Benefits of Warehouse Pallet Racking?

Article added Wednesday December 11th, 2013

 

Maximising Warehouse Space-

When space is a little tight but moving or increasing the size of your warehouse storage is not an option, maximising warehouse space can be done by introducing a warehouse pallet racking system from Pallet Racking Systems Ltd.

Warehouse pallet racking embraces the height of a warehouse space rather than just the initial floor plan space. Making the most of the height of the building, allows you to save floor space and increase capacity limits. This means that warehouse capacity can be maximised to store as much stock as possible.

Warehouse pallet racking is frequently used to create maximum storage for manufacturing companies, distribution companies and large retail stores where heavy stock capacity is needed.

There are a number of different types storage systems available to maximise space in any warehouse, for further information, take a look at our different types of warehouse storage systems FAQ!

Saving Money on Commercial Property-
Introducing a Warehouse Pallet Racking system, will save you from the extra costs of renting or buying extra or larger property. Pallet Racking Systems Ltd also offer second hand warehouse storage, lowering potential costs even further.

Retail stores make the most of pallet racking storage, especially in town centres and city centres where properties are smaller and product storage space is limited.

 

Increasing Warehouse Efficiency-

You can increase your warehouse efficiency by introducing a pallet racking system. Warehouse pallet racking allows you to increase warehouse floor space for employees and machinery such as, forklift trucks. Increasing your warehouse storage space will decrease the amount of obstacles within the shop floor, increasing employee productivity.
An organised warehouse storage system provides optimum storage for inventory items and allows stock to be found or moved from one place to another safely and efficiently.
The efficiency of your warehouse storage can maximised by incorporating pallet racking accessories into your pallet racking system. Here at Pallet Racking Systems Ltd, we sell second hand Two-Tier Shelving to allow businesses to double their storage capacity. We also sell second-hand Mezzanine Flooring, which allows businesses to add another floor space to a proportion of their warehouse space. If used correctly, maximising warehouse space will increase warehouse efficiency.
Improving Warehouse Safety-

One of the most important benefits of incorporating a pallet racking system into your warehouse storage system is the increase in employee safety. A tidier more efficient warehouse lowers the chance of potential injuries within a work environment. Pallet racking systems increase floor space for larger walk ways and paths for machinery. Increasing your warehouse storage will result in there fewer or no tripping hazards within walk ways and paths. Having a neater storage system may encourage workers to store goods in a more neat and efficient way, decreasing the chance of products falling from shelving.
Pallet racking systems are built using steel, giving a sturdy warehouse storage solution. Depending on the owner’s choice, these steel frames are usually bolted to the warehouse floor space for added safety and stability.

 

Here at Pallet Racking Systems Ltd we also sell pallet racking accessories to increase the safety levels of your warehouse storage.
Our Pallet Racking Frame Protectors and Heavy Duty Racking End Barriers, prevent forklift trucks from hitting and damaging pallet racking frames. These prevents the potential collapse of pallet racking if a collision were to occur.

 

We also sell Pallet Racking Anti-Collapse Mechanisms which are fitted to the rear of the pallet racking to avoid accidents occurring in the storage and handling of the pallets. This improves safety for those walking below.
It is important that your pallet racking system is regularly checked and maintained so that the shelving complies with health and safety regulations. If particular parts do not comply with regulations individual rack components can be replaced. Once safety is increased by the introduction of pallet racking, it is important that this level of safety continues.

 

 

As you can see the benefits of warehouse pallet racking are more than worth the costs of purchasing a warehouse storage system. If optimised correctly, a warehouse pallet racking system can be the perfect first step to a successful warehouse management system.
Contact Pallet Racking Systems Ltd for further information on warehouse pallet racking.