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Surprising Info about New Pallet Rack Regulations

We learned some interesting things yesterday from the Charlotte Fire Marshal. This new information could potentially affect many of our customers with pallet racks and high rise warehouse storage. It concerns a permit issue regarding “solid shelving”.

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Traditional vs Modular Office Space Construction

When a company starts planning to build a new office space, lunch room or lab in a warehouse, the inevitable question is whether to choose modular office construction or traditional, stick-built construction.

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Used Pallet Racking
Things to Consider When Buying Used Pallet Racks

When considering pallet racking for a shop or warehouse, you may find various secondhand racks available for purchase at a cheaper price than new racks provided by pallet rack installation companies.

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Bolted Pallet Racking
Bolted Pallet Racking vs. Welded Pallet Racking

Welded frames may be the most popular style of pallet racking in the United States, but that doesn't mean you should discount the many advantages of bolted pallet rack frames for your next project.

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Electrical Requirements for Rack Permitting

If you're looking to expand your warehouse operations into North Carolina, you'll need to learn about or work with someone who already understands rack and warehouse permitting.

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Advantages of Perforated Pallet Rack Decking

Perforated Decking offers many advantages for your pallet rack system. Learn how!

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​What To Do When a Pallet Rack is Damaged

Forklift and truck accidents, earthquakes, fires, flood, overloading, misloading -- there are a lot of ways that warehouse shelving can be damaged. Say that a fork lift has struck a rack.

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Toter Tilt Truck
How a Toter Tilt Truck Made a Difference For A Janitor In Need

Sam, a resident of a Charlotte, N.C. apartment complex, identified a fellow lugging trash bags down the hall every evening during trash service. You could hear him struggle as he pulled each individual bag, hefted it onto his shoulder and walked down the hall to the larger trash receptacle.

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Is it Important for Forklift Drivers to be Certified?

If you run a warehouse, it is almost a guarantee that there will be forklifts in use to pick your product. We all try to keep processes as safe as possible, but one area that is often overlooked is forklift training. Do your drivers need to be certified to operate a forklift?

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Keg Flow
What is Keg Flow Pallet Rack?

If you are a distributor that stores kegs in your warehouse, keg flow pallet rack should interest you. With the craft beer industry exploding across the US, many companies are manufacturing a specific form of pallet rack to meet those storage needs. Read on to find out if you should install keg flow rack in your warehouse.

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Different Prices per Pallet Position for Different Types of Rack

There are many different types of pallet racks, and they all serve unique functions. It stands to reason, then, that there will be differences in pricing. In this post, I’ll go through a rough estimate of the cost of materials and labor for each pallet racking system, based on typical application. Obviously, prices could vary significantly depending on your specific requirements, and don’t include delivery. However, this guide will be able to give you an idea of what your system could cost.

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What's in a Name?

What’s in a name? We get a lot of calls from people using very different terminology to ask about the same thing. In the material handling industry, there are many words and terms used for one specific product. In this post, I’ll discuss a few common warehouse terms, what they mean, and their alternative names.

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