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What Is Multi-Tier Pallet Racking?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Multi-tier pallet racking allows for the optimisation of a warehouse capacity and pallet access. This pallet racking allows immediate access to all unit loads and goods stored. This pallet racking system is a great opportunity to make the most of ceilings with higher ceilings by creating further aisle load levels. These…

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What Is Narrow Aisle Pallet Racking?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Narrow aisle pallet racking allows for space utilisation within a pallet racking system. Narrow aisle racking can be particularly efficient for areas, such as inner cities, with high rental or land prices.  This method of pallet racking maximises height and allows for greater efficiency of storage. It also requires the…

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What Is Pallet Flow Racking?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Pallet flow racking works on a ‘first-in, first-out’ system – great for items with high product turnover where fast access to goods is required. However, pallet flow racking does not utilise as much space as a regular pallet racking system.

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What Are Pallet Racking Column Guards?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Upright pallet racking column guards are anchored to the floor – a cost effective metal shield around the lower portions of the frame. The pallet racking frame protectors take the impact of fork lift trucks and other machinery. The idea of this protector is that you can replace the damaged…

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What Is Push Back Pallet Racking?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Push back pallet racking allows you to retrieve stock from pallets that are up to four pallets deep. Pallets are stored in a ‘first in, last-out’, good for bulk storage and handling. Dynamic push back pallet racking is both space and time efficient, great within a busy warehouse environment.

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What Is Timber Decking for Pallet Racking?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Timber decking for pallet racking fits onto the beams within a pallet racking system. Timber decking allows for smaller sized goods to be stored. The size and thickness of the timber decking will depend on the weight of the goods to be stored on the beams.

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What Is Two Tier Shelving?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Two tier shelving allows you to double your storage capacity within the same footprint as single-tier shelving. Incorporating two-tier shelving into a pallet shelving system is extremely cost effective as it is cheaper than re-locating to a larger warehousing space.

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What is Mezzanine Flooring?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Mezzanine flooring offers an added semi-permanent storey within an existing structure. Mezzanine flooring allows you to optimise the storage capacity of a warehouse or office space without conducting any costly permanent building work. Available in a variety of sizes, a mezzanine floor can double a space – whether within an…

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What Is Warehouse Storage Capacity?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

The warehouse storage capacity is a measurement of how much storage a warehouse space can provide. This value includes stock, pallet racking systems, machinery, etc.

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What Is Wide Aisle Pallet Racking?

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Wide Aisle Pallet Racking is the most commonly used method of storing palletised stock. Within a wide aisle pallet racking system, each pallet is supported and independently accessible. Although wide aisle pallet racking will not utilise all of the available floor space, it allows for easier machine manoeuvrability when storing…

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