Things to Consider When Choosing a Warehouse Space

When you’re looking for a new warehouse space, a variety of things need to be taken into consideration. It is important to understand how warehouse planning works in terms of choosing a site that will best suit your warehouse storage needs. Choosing a new warehouse is an important decision [...]

By |2019-11-21T11:36:10-05:00November 21st, 2019|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Things to Consider When Choosing a Warehouse Space

Planning Your Cold Storage Warehouse Design

Planning a cold storage warehouse can be a daunting task. Planning an efficient cold storage facility involves one key consideration, material handling. What comes to mind when you think of material handling applications? One might think of pick modules, pallet racks, or even conveyors. Even more, items may come [...]

By |2019-11-21T11:18:52-05:00November 13th, 2019|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Planning Your Cold Storage Warehouse Design

Planning Your Warehouse Storage System

It’s no secret that there is a growing demand for an increase in efficiency and organizational structure in today’s modern warehouse storage system. It can often feel overwhelming at first and you may not be sure where exactly to start. Your warehouse storage system is likely already functioning at [...]

By |2019-07-08T14:14:16-04:00June 26th, 2019|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Planning Your Warehouse Storage System

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 |2019-01-29T13:58:12-05:00April 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 |2019-01-30T09:08:36-05:00March 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 |2018-12-15T12:05:17-05:00October 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 |2018-12-15T11:57:40-05:00June 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 |2019-01-30T09:06:54-05:00March 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 |2019-02-12T11:38:21-05:00February 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 |2018-12-15T11:57:43-05:00January 28th, 2016|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Advantages and Disadvantages of VNA Design