Warehouse Design

Why Would You Need a Beam Level on the Floor?

If you are planning out the design of your storage system in your warehouse, you already have a lot to consider. Something people don’t think about often is if they need a beam level on the floor. There are a few instances where that would be necessary in a [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:41-04:00December 3rd, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Why Would You Need a Beam Level on the Floor?

Comparing Modular Offices and Stick Built Offices

Chances are, if you have a busy warehouse, you’ll have to expand at some point. The question is, should you build a modular or traditional stick built office? I’m going to go through the differences between the two and the advantages and disadvantages of both. Stick built construction is [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:41-04:00November 12th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Comparing Modular Offices and Stick Built Offices

How High Should I Place My Pallet Rack?

Determining the ideal pallet rack height is important to maximize your warehouse space. There are a number of details you should know to find the optimum height. The higher you go, the more vertical space you are using, which saves money since you are paying for all that space [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:42-04:00November 5th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on How High Should I Place My Pallet Rack?

How Long Will It Take To Get A Permit for My Pallet Rack?

We receive questions all the time from people wondering about high piled storage permits. I have already gone over when you would need one, and what you need to apply for a permit. In this post, I will delve into the process and timeline of getting your pallet rack permitted. Remember, [...]

By |2018-12-15T12:00:39-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on How Long Will It Take To Get A Permit for My Pallet Rack?

Basic Tips for Outdoor Pallet Racks

In some situations, pallet racking will need to be installed outside instead of inside a warehouse. If that is the case, the process of planning and installing your system will be a bit different. Here are a few tips for outdoor pallet rack storage. Some situations where you would [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:42-04:00October 20th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Basic Tips for Outdoor Pallet Racks

Beam Spacing and Determining Capacity Requirements Part 2

Now that I’ve discussed how beam spacing can affect your pallet rack capacity, we can jump into how to determine the capacity of your specific system. A few factors have to be considered in this process, and what you can safely store will depend on it. The main piece of information [...]

By |2018-12-15T12:03:51-04:00October 8th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Beam Spacing and Determining Capacity Requirements Part 2

Beam Spacing and Determining Capacity Requirements

When you are trying to determine the capacity requirements for your pallet rack, the beam spacing is a very important factor. I’ll discuss beam spacing today, and go into more detail about how to figure out your capacity requirements in the next post. When placing pallet rack beams, the [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:42-04:00October 6th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on Beam Spacing and Determining Capacity Requirements

What are the Benefits of Using a Professional Pallet Rack Installer?

Pallet racking is extremely important and widely utilized in the warehouse sphere today. That’s why it is imperative that your storage system is set up and installed correctly, so that you are at your most productive. Using a professional pallet rack installer can eliminate the guesswork of you attempting to [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:42-04:00October 1st, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on What are the Benefits of Using a Professional Pallet Rack Installer?

How To Design A Warehouse: Part 2

If you read our first post on warehouse design, you should have a good idea of the first items to work on before designing your facility. This post will focus on the next steps, getting a little more detailed. If you didn’t get a chance to look at our [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:43-04:00September 29th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on How To Design A Warehouse: Part 2

How Wide Should My Warehouse Aisles Be?

If you are designing a warehouse, it is crucial to know how large your aisles need to be. If you disregard this process, you could end up with a facility in which forklifts are unable to load and pick inventory, or with way too much extra space so you are [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:42-04:00September 17th, 2015|Warehouse Design|Comments Off on How Wide Should My Warehouse Aisles Be?