Rack & Shelving, Industrial Shelving, Racking & Storage Solutions

Racking and Shelving solutions enable materials to be stacked at height on pallets within a warehousing environment. Although there are many varieties of pallet racking, all types allow for the storage of palletised materials in horizontal rows with multiple levels. The most common type of pallet racking system are roll formed using clips inserted in holes or for heavier loads these would be structural bolt together racking units.

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Onward's 3PL warehouse solutions stack up for racking firm

Onward's 3PL warehouse solutions stack up for racking firm

A decision to view Onward Holdings Ltd's Castleford warehouse has reaped benefits for an industrial racking and shelving supplier, who has seen demand for his firm's products rocket since moving into the Willowbridge Lane facility in West Yorkshire.

Revamped warehouse process is the right recipe for snack food giant

Revamped warehouse process is the right recipe for snack food giant

KP Snacks is one of the longest established and most successful snack producers in the UK. The company, which has been part of the Intersnack Group since January 2013, manufactures and distributors such iconic snack brands as McCoy's, Phileas Fogg, Hula Hoops, Pom-Bear and KP Nuts and employs some 8,000 staff at 30 locations throughout the UK and Europe.

Optimising pallet flow performance

Optimising pallet flow performance

Following a few pointers can help to maximise productivity, extend equipment longevity, and improve safety.

When it comes to pallet racking, flow storage is essential for managing perishable, time-sensitive products on a first in, first out (FIFO) basis.

Wildeck announces NetGate Pick Module Safety Gate

Wildeck announces NetGate Pick Module Safety Gate

Wildeck, Inc. has announced its new NetGate Pick Module Safety Gate which will transform open rack loading zones into protected, safe access areas by providing full height fall protection within the pallet zone.

BS Handling Systems helps improve efficiency at Mori Lee by 30%

BS Handling Systems helps improve efficiency at Mori Lee by 30%

As part of ongoing expansion plans the wedding and party dress specialist, Mori Lee, relocated to a 10,000 sq. ft. facility in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Inther realises new DC Varova Fashion

Inther realises new DC Varova Fashion

Varova Fashion is active in the fashion industry with store chains like Open32, Sissy-Boy and Men at Work and clothing brands like Tumble 'N Dry, Gsus, KOI and Ontour.

Werner Electric Supply achieves zero order backlog at end of each day with four-level pick module system

Werner Electric Supply achieves zero order backlog at end of each day with four-level pick module system

A vital part of Werner Electric Supply's goal to double sales to $500 million by 2020 is its 200,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art distribution centre in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Growing pains lead to tripled operational efficiency, optimised warehouse

Growing pains lead to tripled operational efficiency, optimised warehouse

When a manufacturer goes from production start-up to nearly outgrowing a 60,000 sq. ft. addition in a few years – then optimises its new warehouse, tripling operational efficiency – the growing pains are worth it.

Space-saving storage is now an easy move for anyone

Space-saving storage is now an easy move for anyone

Adjustable Pallet Racking (APR) and sprinkler systems can now be extended, remodelled and relocated within a warehouse or distribution centre environment in significantly less time and at a fraction of the cost than was previously thought possible.

Five tips to optimise pallet flow storage design and installation

Five tips to optimise pallet flow storage design and installation

By Del Williams, technical writer based in Torrance, California.

While warehouses, distribution centres, and other storage facilities can increase profits with pallet flow's high-density, labour saving storage capacity managers will want to maximize its benefits while avoiding common errors in its design and installation.

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