Surprising Info About New Pallet Rack Regulations

Normally, when we talk about permits in our industry, we are talking about permits for shelving racks. Specifically, high-piled pallet racking is when the product storage is above 12 feet high. That’s when many regulations kick-in. Typically, that’s when we get involved. When the product racks are below 12 feet high, [...]

By |2019-01-29T13:58:12+00:00April 4th, 2018|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Surprising Info About New Pallet Rack Regulations

Important Components to Your Mezzanine

I’ve written a few posts about mezzanines, and how helpful they can be to increase storage and work space in your warehouse. There are many important components that make up a successful and safe mezzanine, like stairs, columns, and the height of the structure. I’ll go through those three parts during this [...]

By |2019-01-30T09:08:36+00:00March 16th, 2018|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Important Components to Your Mezzanine

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+00:00October 6th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Different Prices per Pallet Position for Different Types of Rack

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+00:00June 16th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Design|Comments Off on 4 Mezzanines to Improve Warehouse Storage Space

4 Modular Office Facts You Might Not Know

If your business is growing and the facility needs to expand, modular offices are a very convenient way to do that. They are versatile and offer a lot of benefits when compared to stick built offices. In this post, I’ll go through some facts you might not know about [...]

By |2019-01-30T09:06:54+00:00March 9th, 2016|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on 4 Modular Office Facts You Might Not Know

Your Mezzanine Decking Options

As I have gone over before, mezzanines are a great option to utilize the vertical space in your warehouse. Because they are so versatile, when installing a mezzanine you have a lot of parts to consider. One of those is the different types of decking. In this post, I’ll be going [...]

By |2019-02-12T11:38:21+00:00February 10th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Your Mezzanine Decking Options

Advantages and Disadvantages of VNA Design

Determining the ideal aisle width for your application means you need to look at a lot of factors. Is Very Narrow Aisle, or VNA, right for your warehouse? In this post, I am going to go over the advantages and disadvantages of VNA design, and when you would use [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:43+00:00January 28th, 2016|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Advantages and Disadvantages of VNA Design

Your Guide to Mezzanine Safety

A mezzanine is a very convenient way to expand the space in your warehouse. You can add extra office space, storage space, work space, and more, depending on your application. However, when designing a mezzanine, you have to know the rules and regulations to make it as safe as possible. Below, [...]

By |2019-01-30T09:06:02+00:00January 26th, 2016|Warehouse Design, Warehouse Safety|Comments Off on Your Guide to Mezzanine Safety

How to Measure Your Pallet Rack

Selective pallet rack is highly customizable, so knowing how to measure the proper beam and upright sizes for your system could help you with some planning in the future. This post might get more technical than others, but the included drawings should make the information more clear. Pallet rack [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:41+00:00January 13th, 2016|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on How to Measure Your Pallet Rack

The Benefits of a Mezzanine in Your Warehouse

A mezzanine is an elevated platform designed to use the vertical space in your facility. It is located between the floor and ceiling and can be freestanding on columns or attached to walls. It typically only covers a portion of the open space, not the whole area. A mezzanine [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:42+00:00December 15th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on The Benefits of a Mezzanine in Your Warehouse