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Pallet Racking Height: Factors to Consider

If your warehouse is like many others, you are trying to fit more inventory into a static space. In the face of increasing warehouse rental rates, moving is not always feasible, while spending millions to build a new warehouse is also often unrealistic for cash-strapped businesses.

When faced with the need to store more items in the same space, you may want to look up. Taking advantage of your vertical storage space can help you to fit more inventory into your warehouse without impacting efficiency in picking orders. You just need the right pallet racking to make vertical storage possible.

When choosing this pallet racking, the biggest factor to consider is how high it needs to be. Typically, pallet racking can be stacked in tiers consisting of upright posts and shelving beams. The number of stacks you need depends on a number of different factors, all of which you will need to consider before purchasing your pallet racking.

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How an Order Picker Can Improve Warehouse Efficiency

"Time is money," as the old saying goes. With customers ordering smaller quantities of items, and a greater variety of items, than ever before, more than 50 percent of your warehouse's operational costs, if you are like the average warehouse, is spent on picking orders. All that time spent picking orders is money draining out of your pocket.

You can avoid the money drain and improve efficiency in your warehouse by using an order picker. The faster you pick orders, the more orders you can fill in a day, and the more efficient your pickers' work becomes. Simply, you’ll be able to improve your profit margins and your warehouse's efficiency while also getting products to your customers in a timely manner.

The right order picker can make a measurable difference in your warehouse efficiency. Here is how.

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Tips for Safely Using Heavy Duty Industrial Shelving

When you run a warehouse that depends upon the safe and efficient storage of numerous heavy pallets, you need heavy duty industrial shelving. The right pallet racking system, with the right shelving, will form the backbone of your storage capabilities.

While pallet racking systems are designed to safely handle heavy loads, you still need to treat them with care. Neglect, overloading, and other mistakes can compromise even the best heavy duty industrial shelving. To maintain safety in your warehouse, here are a few tips for safely using your heavy duty industrial shelving.

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