Material Handling Equipment

Things to Consider When Buying Used Pallet Racks

When considering pallet racking for a shop or warehouse, you may find various secondhand or used pallet racks are available for purchase at a cheaper price than new racks provided by pallet rack installation companies. Like with any product that had already been put to use, secondhand pallet racks are likely [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:59:26-04:00February 27th, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Things to Consider When Buying Used Pallet Racks

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. Why Are Welded Frames So Popular?  One of the main reasons welded frames remain the status quo [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:39:11-04:00February 7th, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Bolted Pallet Racking vs. Welded Pallet Racking

Advantages of Perforated Pallet Rack Decking

Perforated decking is a revolutionary new product that offers a seamless solution for storing carpeting, furniture, boxed items, and archive storage. Perforated pallet rack decking is strong, safe and reliable and simply drop into place for easy installation. It provides an even, flat storage surface that won’t leave indentations on your [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:59:50-04:00January 15th, 2018|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on Advantages of Perforated Pallet Rack Decking

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. There's only a scratch and a small dent, but is there hidden damage, or a problem that could [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:40-04:00December 12th, 2017|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on What To Do When a Pallet Rack is Damaged

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. [...]

By |2018-12-15T12:05:57-04:00August 4th, 2017|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on How a Toter Tilt Truck Made a Difference For A Janitor In Need

What is Keg Flow Pallet Rack?

If you are a distributor that stores kegs in your warehouse, our keg flow pallet racks 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 [...]

By |2018-12-15T12:03:51-04:00October 27th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on What is Keg Flow Pallet Rack?

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 [...]

By |2018-12-15T12:05:17-04:00October 6th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Different Prices per Pallet Position for Different Types of Rack

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 [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:40-04:00September 12th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Accessories|Comments Off on What’s in a Name?

What Size Wire Decking Do I Need?

We often get questions from people who aren’t sure what size wire decks goes with their pallet rack. Since wire decks are a very common and important component of pallet racking, it’s a good idea to be familiar with the sizes and how to measure it. Depth: To figure out how [...]

By |2019-05-14T08:17:54-04:00July 14th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment|Comments Off on What Size Wire Decking Do I Need?

4 Mezzanines to Improve Warehouse Storage Space

You already know that mezzanines are a great option for increasing the storage and work space in your facility. But did you know that there are several different types? Here are four mezzanine styles that can be utilized in your warehouse or distribution center. Free Standing Mezzanine This type is [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:40-04:00June 16th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Design|Comments Off on 4 Mezzanines to Improve Warehouse Storage Space